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 will be available via myUWE. For 2020/21, your timetable will be available for each teaching block separately so you will receive Block 0 first. Find out more about the 2020/21 academic year.

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).