Student looking at term dates

The University's academic year begins in September/October.

Facts and figures

Term dates

2015-16

Autumn Term: Mon 21 September - Fri 11 December

Spring Term: Mon 4 January - Fri 25 March

Summer Term: Mon 25 April - Fri 10 June

2016-17

Autumn Term: Mon 19 September - Fri 9 December

Spring Term: Mon 9 January - Fri 31 March

Summer Term: Mon 1 May - Fri 16 June

2017-18

Autumn Term: Monday 25 September - Friday 15 December

Spring Term: Monday 8 January - Thursday 29 March

Summer Term: Monday 30 April - Friday 15 June

Note: The dates given above are for standard University terms: however, for some programmes, eg Medicine, the dates of required attendance may vary. New students should also be aware that Freshers' Week is usually the week immediately before the start of term. Full details on the New Students website.