Key dates

Please note that the provision of reading week is variable between different schools and departments.

Academic year 2015/16

Key point Date
Public holiday 2 May 2016
Main examination period starts 3 May 2016
Public holiday 30 May 2016
Main examination period ends 3 June 2016
End of summer term 17 June 2016
Degree congregations 6-14 July 2016
Supplementary examination period starts 22 August 2016 (provisional)
Public holiday 29 August 2016
Supplementary examination period ends 2 September 2016 (provisional)

Academic year 2016/17

Key point Date
Arrivals Weekend 16 - 18 September 2016
Welcome Week 19 - 23 September 2016
Start of autumn term & semester 1 26 September 2016

Degree congregations

6-9 December 2016

End of autumn term & semester 1

9 December 2016
University closed 23 December 2015
University re-opens 4 January 2017
Start of spring term & semester 2 9 January 2017
End of spring term & semester 2 24 March 2017
University closed 14 April 2017
University re-opens 20 April 2017
Start of summer term 24 April 2017
Public holiday 1 May 2017
Main examination period starts 2 May 2017 (provisional)
Public holiday 29 May 2017
Main examination period ends 2 June 2017 (provisional)
End of summer term 16 June 2017
Degree congregations July 2017 (specific dates tbc)
Supplementary examination period starts 21 August 2017 (provisional)
Public holiday 28 August 2017
Supplementary examination period ends 1 September 2017 (provisional)
ease find future year's term dates on the University's main term dates page.
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