These are the approved dates for the university’s semesters. However, some courses and locations may provide induction, pre-start, freshers, field trips or other activities which happen outwith these dates – either before or after the dates as listed. Always check any information you are sent and if in doubt, check dates with your college, programme leader or tutor as appropriate, before making any decisions based on the dates listed here.
Students on Care and administrative practice HNC, Geography BSc Hons, Nursing BSc, and the any of the teaching PGDE courses should always contact their programme leader for their dates, which do not follow the standard calendar.
Semester dates for 2018/19
This is the academic calendar for 2018/19.
Semester 1: Monday 10 September 2018 - Friday 25 January 2019
Semester 2: Monday 28 January 2019 - Friday 07 June 2019
Most undergraduate degree courses
Semester 1: Monday 10 September 2018 - Friday 21 December 2018
Semester 2: Monday 28 January 2019 - Friday 17 May 2019
Autumn holiday (for both HN and degree students) is w/c 15 October 2018. Spring holidays are w/c 01 and 08 April 2019.
Download the 2018 / 19 academic calendar