Semester dates

Current academic year

Key dates in the University's current academic year, including semester times, teaching blocks, graduations and examinations.

Academic year 2022/23

  • Semester 1: 19 September - 23 December, 2022
  • Semester 2: 16 January -  26 May, 2023

Semester 1

19 September - 23 December, 2022
Date Event
12-15 September 2022 Welcome Week
19 September 2022 Semester 1 starts / Teaching block 1 starts
21 October 2022 Teaching block 1 ends
24 October 2022 Teaching block 2 starts
23 November - 2 December 2022 Graduations
2 December 2022 Teaching block 2 ends
5 December 2022 Revision

9-21 December 2022

Examinations
23 December 2022 Semester 1 ends
26 December 2022 Winter teaching vacation starts
22 December 2022 - 3 January 2023 University closed (closes at 5pm on 22 December)
4 January 2023 University reopens at 9am
13 January 2023 Winter teaching vacation ends

Semester 2

16 January -  26 May, 2023
Date Event
To be confirmed January Welcome
16 January 2023 Semester 2 starts / Teaching block 3 starts
17 February 2023 Teaching block 3 ends
20 February 2023 Flexible Learning Week
27 February 2023 Teaching block 4 starts
7 April 2023 Teaching block 4 ends
10-21 April 2023 Spring teaching vacation
24 April 2023 Revision
1 May - 26 May 2023 Examinations
26 May 2023 Semester 2 ends
29 May 2023 Summer teaching vacation starts
To be confirmed Graduations
To be confirmed Resit examinations

Programmes with non-standard academic years

The semester dates for some degree programmes diverge from the standard University academic year structure. We cannot guarantee the accuracy of this information, if you are unsure about the semester dates for your programme please check with your school.

Programmes with non-standard academic years

Add key dates to your calendar

Staff and students can add key dates from the University's academic calendar to their own calendars by subscribing to Student Systems' Outlook calendar:

Key dates calendar