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Important term dates

Including the dates of teaching blocks, Christmas and Easter breaks, consolidation weeks, and graduation ceremonies

Academic year 2021/22

International Orientation Week

Monday 27 September 2021 to Friday 1 October 2021

Induction Week (all years)

Monday 4 October 2021 to Friday 8 October 2021

Teaching block 1

Monday 4 October 2021 to Friday 21 January 2022

Consolidation Week

Monday 8 November 2021 to Friday 12 November 2021

Christmas Break

Monday 13 December 2021 to Friday 31 December 2021

Assessment period and Directed Activity

Monday 24 January 2022 to Friday 4 February 2022

International Orientation (for programmes starting February 2022)

Wednesday 26 January 2022 to Friday 28 January 2022

Induction Week (for mid-year entry students)

Monday 31 January 2022 to Friday 4 February 2022

Teaching block 2 (for programmes starting October 2021)

Monday 7 February 2022 to Friday 13 May 2022

Teaching block 1 (for programmes starting February 2022)

Monday 7 February 2022 to Friday 13 May 2022

Consolidation Week

Monday 14 March 2022 to Friday 18 March 2022

Easter Break

Monday 4 April 2022 to Friday 15 April 2022

Assessment Period

Monday 16 May 2022 to Friday 17 June 2022

(Within this period, the formal examination weeks run from Monday 16 May 2022 to Friday 10 June 2022)

Referral/Deferral Period

Monday 4 July 2022 to Friday 22 July 2022

Graduation Ceremony Weeks

For information about graduation dates, please see our graduation page.

Academic year 2022/23

Induction Week (all years)

Monday 26 September 2022 to Friday 30 September 2022

Teaching block 1

Monday 3 October 2022 to Friday 20 January 2023

Consolidation week

Monday 7 November 2022 to Friday 11 November 2022

Christmas break

Monday 19 December 2022 to Friday 6 January 2023

Assessment period 

Monday 9 Jan 2023 to Friday 20 Jan 2023

Induction week (for mid-entry students)

Monday 16 January 2023 to Friday 20 January 2023

Teaching block 2 (for programmes starting in October 2022)

Monday 23 January 2023 to Friday 12 May 2023

Teaching block 1 (for mid-entry students)

Monday 23 January 2023 to Friday 12 May 2023

Consolidation week

Monday 6 March 2023 to Friday 10 March 2023

Easter break

Monday 3 April 2023 to Friday 21 April 2023

Assessment period

Monday 15 May 2023 to Friday 23 June 2023

Second attempt Assessment period

Monday 10 July 2023 to Friday 21 July 2023

Board weeks

Monday 26 June 2023 to Friday 7 July 2023

Graduation Ceremony Week

Monday 17 July 2023 to Friday 21 July 2020

For information about graduation dates, please see our graduation page.

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