Term dates

Please note that the semester and term dates below relate to the standard teaching and examination periods at the University. The academic dates may vary for some programmes of study; in particular postgraduate or professional programmes, so please check all communications from your School regarding specific dates. 

2019–20

Autumn

30 September 2019 – 13 December 2019

Spring

13 January 2020 – 27 March 2020

Summer

27 April 2020 – 19 June 2020

Please note some courses run to different term dates to those advertised above. Please check all communications from your School or Department or contact them to confirm your specific term dates.

2020–21

In 2020-21 the University will be introducing a new academic teaching year framework. The new structure will have two semesters; each will include 11 weeks of learning and teaching, a period of assessment and support, and an end of semester assessment period. 

Semesters

 

Semester One: 

21 September 2020 – 22 January 2021

UoBe Festival1:

25 January 2021 - 29 January 2021

Semester Two:  

1 February 2021 – 25 June 2021

Please note that if necessary, the end of semester assessment periods may include Saturday examinations so, for example, there may be examinations held on Saturday 9 January 2021, Saturday 16 January 2021 and Saturday 23 January 2021.

Key Dates

 

Welcome Week:

21 September 2020 – 27 September 2020

Christmas vacation:

21 December 2020 – 8 January 2021

UoBe Festival1:

25 January 2021 - 29 January 2021

Easter vacation:

29 March 2021 – 16 April 2021

1 UoBe Festival will fall between the end of Semester 1 and the beginning of Semester 2 in the new academic teaching year framework. The first UoBe Festival will take place the week beginning 25 January 2021. Formerly named Enrichment Week, UoBe Festival aims to provide students with the space and time within the academic year, to participate in a wide range of exciting and unique opportunities, that personally interest them at that particular point in their lives.

2021–22

Semesters

 

Semester One: 

20 September 2021 – 21 January 2022

UoBe Festival:

24 January 2022 - 28 January 2022

Semester Two:  

31 January 2022 – 24 June 2022

Please note that if necessary, the end of semester assessment periods may include Saturday examinations so, for example, there may be examinations held on Saturday 8 January 2022, Saturday 15 January 2022 and Saturday 22 January 2022.

Key Dates

 

Welcome Week:

20 September 2021 – 26 September 2021

Christmas vacation:

20 December 2021 – 7 January 2022

UoBe Festival:

24 January 2022 – 28 January 2022

Easter vacation:

4 April 2022 – 22 April 2022

 

2022–23

Semesters

 

Semester One: 

19 September 2022 – 20 January 2023

UoBe Festival:

23 January 2023 - 27 January 2023

Semester Two:  

30 January 2023 – 23 June 2023

Please note that if necessary, the end of semester assessment periods may include Saturday examinations so, for example, there may be examinations held on Saturday 7 January 2023, Saturday 14 January 2023 and Saturday 21 January 2023.

Key Dates

 

Welcome Week:

19 September 2022 – 25 September 2022

Christmas vacation:

19 December 2022 – 6 January 2023

UoBe Festival:

23 January 2023 - 27 January 2023

Easter vacation:

27 March 2023 - 14 April 2023