Student Systems

Key Dates

Key dates within the 2020/21 session to support the academic administrative cycle.

The key dates on this page are also available in an additional format:

  • 'STUDENT Systems'  calendar in the Outlook global address list

University of Edinburgh Semester dates:

Semester 1

Week W/Beginning Activities
Welcome week 2020/21 14-Sep-2020

Monday 14th September: Welcome Week

International check-in

01. 21-Sep-2020

Monday 21st: Semester 1 starts / Start of Teaching Block 1

International check-in

02. 28-Sep-2020

Thursday 01st October: 2021/22 apply links open for Direct and Other Admissions  

Friday 02nd: Deadline for course setup  

Friday 02nd: Deadline for student course enrolments (except with special permission as per regulations)

03. 05-Oct-2020

Cancel new and continuing students who have completed no matriculation action (excluding PTUS) 

Friday 09th: Exam timetabling deadline for student course enrolments/removals

04. 12-Oct-2020 Monday 12th: Cancel courses for new and continuing students who have not had attendance confirmed (excluding PTUS)
05. 19-Oct-2020

Friday 23rd: End of Teaching Block 1

Teaching delivery period slots created for 2021/22

06. 26-Oct-2020

Monday 26th: Start of Teaching Block 2

Cancel or withdraw students who have failed to complete matriculation (excluding PTUS)  

Friday 30th: Deadline for student course removals - only withdrawals allowed after this date

07. 02-Nov-2020

TBC: Exam timetable published to students

 

08. 09-Nov-2020 Friday 13th November: Noon deadline for publication of awards for students due to graduate in November
09. 16-Nov-2020  
10. 23-Nov-2020  
11. 30-Nov-2020

TBC: Virtual graduation celebrations

Tuesday 01st: PG EERS rollover and 2020/21 reports created

Friday 04th December: End of Teaching Block 2

12. 07-Dec-2020 Thursday 10th - Monday 21st : Exams (including weekends)
13. 14-Dec-2020 Thursday 10th - Monday 21st : Exams (including weekends)
14. 21-Dec-2020

Monday 21st: Semester 1 ends / Winter vacation begins

15. 28-Dec-2020 Winter vacation

Semester 2

 

Week W/Beginning Activity
16. 04-Jan-2021

Wednesday 06th – Sunday 10th: Welcome for students commencing studies in January

International check-in

17.

11-Jan-2021

Monday 11th: Semester 2 starts / Start of Teaching Block 3  

International check-in  

18. 18-Jan-2021

Friday 22nd: Deadline for course setup

19. 25-Jan-2021

Cancel new and continuing students who have completed no matriculation action (excluding PTUS) 

Friday 29th: Deadline for student course enrolments/removal

 

20. 01-Feb-2021

Monday 01st: Cancel courses for new and continuing students who have not had attendance confirmed (excluding PTUS)

21. 08-Feb-2021

Friday 12th: Curriculum rollover (courses/DPTs)

Friday 12th: DPS Rollover

Friday 12th: End of Teaching Block 3

Friday 12th: Courses with no student enrolments for previous 6 academic years closed

22. 15-Feb-2021

Cancellation of students who have not completed matriculation (excluding PTUS)

Monday 15th: Noon deadline for Semester 1 UG course results to be published to students in EUCLID

Monday 15th – Friday 19th: Flexible Learning Week

Friday 19th: Noon deadline for Semester 1 PGT course results to be published to students in EUCLID

23. 22-Feb-2021 Monday 22nd: Start of Teaching Block 4
24. 01-Mar-2021

 

25. 08-Mar-2021 Monday 8th: Exam timetable published to students
26. 15-Mar-2021  
27. 22-Mar-2021  
28. 29-Mar-2021

Friday 02nd April: Teaching Block 4 ends

29. 05-Apr-2021 Monday 05th – Friday 16th: Spring vacation
30. 12-Apr-2021

Monday 05th – Friday 16th: Spring vacation

31. 19-Apr-2021

Exam revision

Thursday 22nd: Publish 2021/22 DRPS and Path

32. 26-Apr-2021

Monday 26th April – Saturday 22nd May: Exams (including  Saturdays and Sundays) 

33. 03-May-2021 Monday 26th April – Saturday 22nd May: Exams (including  Saturdays and Sundays) 
34. 10-May-2021

Monday 26th April – Saturday 22nd May: Exams (including  Saturdays and Sundays) 

35. 17-May-2021

Monday 26th April – Saturday 22nd May: Exams (including  Saturdays and Sundays) 

Friday 21st: Semester 2 ends 

36. 24-May-2021

Summer teaching vacation starts  

37. 31-May-2021  
38. 07-Jun-2021

Friday 11th June: Noon deadline for ratified marks for Honours course to be in EUCLID following course boards

CAS issuance for September 2021 applicants begins

39. 14-Jun-2021

Thursday 17th and Friday 18th June: Joint Programme Board Dates (Honours)  

40. 21-Jun-2021

Tuesday 22nd: Noon deadline for publication of awards and course marks for all students who are due to graduate in Summer 2021 

Friday 25th: Deadline for marks for non-Honours courses to be ratified in EUCLID following course boards (to be published to students at same time as progression decisions in July) 
 
41. 28-Jun-2021

 

42. 05-Jul-2021

Tuesday 6th: Noon deadline for publication of progression decisions and course marks for all continuing students (UG)

Friday 9th: Noon deadline for publication of progression decisions and course marks for all continuing students (PGT)

43. 12-Jul-2021

Friday 16th: Student rollover into 2021/22 academic session 

Friday 16th: Annual registration opens for August/September continuing PGs and August continuing UGs

44. 19-Jul-2021

Thursday 22nd: Student records created for 2021/22 PG September new entrants

45. 26-Jul-2021

Sunday 01st August: Academic Year 2021/22 begins

Sunday 01st: UG EERS rollover and 2021/22 reports created

46. 02-Aug-2021

 

47.  09-Aug-2021

Reassessment period

48. 16-Aug-2021

Reassessment period

Student records created for 2021/22 UG September new entrants

Annual registration opens for September continuing UGs

49.  23-Aug-2021  
50.  30-Aug-2021 Friday 3rd: Noon deadline for resit marks to be ratified in EUCLID following resit exam boards
51. 06-Sep-2021

 

52. 13-Sep-2021

Monday 13th: Noon deadline for publication of progression decisions  to students following outcome of Resit Exams Diet

Welcome Week 2021/22 begins