2019-20 term dates

The dates below are the standard university dates – different dates apply for some courses. Please check myUWE for your course start date.

Standard term dates

Undergraduate courses

International and European Student Orientation 11 September – 13 September 2019
Main student arrival and welcome 11 September – 13 September 2019
Main start
(includes course induction)
16 September 2019
Student vacation 16 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
Main assessment period 1 6 January 2020 – 17 January 2020
Teaching resumes 20 January 2020
Student vacation 6 April 2020 – 19 April 2020
Main assessment period 2 27 April 2020 – 22 May 2020
Student vacation starts 26 June 2020
Main assessment period 3 3 August 2020 – 21 August 2020

Postgraduate research courses

If you’re a postgraduate researcher, please contact the Graduate School for your term dates.

Postgraduate taught courses

International Student Orientation Week beginning 9 September 2019
Main student arrival and welcome 11 September – 13 September 2019
Main start (includes course induction) 16 September 2019
Student vacation 16 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
Main assessment period 1 6 January 2020 – 17 January 2020
Teaching resumes 20 January 2020
Student vacation 6 April 2020 – 19 April 2020
Main assessment period 2 27 April 2020 – 22 May 2020
Teaching 11 May 2020 – 31 July 2020
For some Faculty of Business and Law postgraduate students.
Main assessment period 3 3 – 21 August 2020

University closure days

  • Tuesday 24 December (PM) 2019 until Thursday 2 January 2020 (Christmas closure)
  • Friday 10 April 2020 (Good Friday, UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 13 April 2020 (Easter Monday, UK bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 14 April 2020 (University closure day)
  • Friday 8 May 2020 (UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 25 May 2020 (UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 31 August 2020 (UK bank holiday)
  • Our library services are accessible throughout the year. View all library opening hours.

Student timetable publication dates

Student timetables are now available via myUWE.

If you have already started your course but do not have access to your timetable, please contact the Timetabling Team via our self-help form (InfoHub login required).

If your course is due to start between January and May 2020, please note that you will only be able to access your timetable via myUWE once you have received your UWE login details.