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Key dates

From semester start dates to exams to graduation ceremonies ...

2020/21

Welcome fortnight
14 September – 25 September 2020

Trimester 1
28 September – 22 January 2021

Winter break
21 December – 8 January 2021

Trimester 2
1 February – 28 May 2021

Easter vacation
29 March - 9 April 2021

Trimester 3
31 May – 20 August 2021

Graduation ceremonies

Graduation ceremonies are planned for July 2021, subject to Government guidelines. Find out more.

 

UK Bank Holidays

UK bank holidays
  20212022
New Year's Day 1 January 3 January
Good Friday 2 April 15 April
Easter Monday 5 April 18 April
Early May Bank Holiday 3 May 2 May
Spring Bank Holiday 31 May 2 June
Platinum Jubilee Holiday   3 June
Summer Bank Holiday 30 August 29 August
Christmas Day 27 December 27 December
Boxing Day 28 December 26 December

Non-standard dates

For specific and non-standard semester dates (e.g. Medicine, Health, Social Work), please contact your faculty directly.

Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

Faculty of Business, Law and Politics

Faculty of Health Sciences

Faculty of Science and Engineering