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Key dates 2019 - 2020

Semester dates 2019 - 2020

Induction week for new students
30 September 2019 to 4 October 2019

Semester 1
7 October 2019 to 7 February 2020

Semester 2
10 February 2020 to 19 June 2020

Winter vacation
23 December 2019 to 10 January 2020

Spring vacation
30 March 2020 to 24 April 2020

Summer vacation
22 June 2020 to 25 September 2020

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

To be confirmed.

Holidays and observances

25 December 2019 – Christmas Day
26 December 2019 – Boxing Day
1 January 2020 – New Year’s Day
10 April 2020 – Good Friday
13 April 2020 – Easter Monday
4 May 2020 – Early May Bank Holiday
25 May 2020 – Spring Bank Holiday
31 August 2020 – Summer Bank Holiday