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Key dates

Semester dates 2016 - 2017

Induction week for new students
26 September 2016 to 30 September 2016

Semester 1
3 October 2016 to 3 February 2017

Semester 2
6 February 2017 to 16 June 2017

Winter vacation
19 December 2016 to 6 January 2017

Spring vacation
3 April 2017 to 28 April 2017

Summer vacation
19 June 2017 to 22 September 2017

Semester date exceptions
Students on a full-time one-year taught Masters programme are required to study for one calendar year and therefore do not have a summer vacation. Programmes typically finish on the second Friday in September.

Research students, on a full-time PhD programme, are required to be in continuous attendance.
Any holiday should be agreed and taken in accordance with University regulations.

Accommodation dates

Please visit our accommodation pages for details of dates and deadlines relating to University accommodation.

UNIVERSITY CLOSURE DAteS

28 December 2016
29 December 2016
30 December 2016
13 April 2017
18 April 2017
19 April 2017

Holidays and observances

25 December 2016 – Christmas Day
26 December 2016 – Boxing Day
27 December 2016 – Bank Holiday
1 January 2017 – New Year’s Day
2 January 2017 – Bank Holiday
14 April 2017 – Good Friday
17 April 2017 – Easter Monday
1 May 2017 – Early May Bank Holiday
29 May 2017 – Spring Bank Holiday
28 August 2017 – Summer Bank Holiday