2023-24 term dates

Term dates

The dates below are the standard term dates for most undergraduate and postgraduate courses. For postgraduate research courses, please contact the Graduate School for your term dates.

Please note that there will be some programmes that sit outside of these term dates, such as education, nursing and other health care programmes who will have their own structure for the academic year. Individual start dates are available via our preparing to study documents.

Our library services are accessible throughout the year. View all library opening hours.

Courses starting in September 2023

Dates Period
28 August - 8 September 2023 Early starting programmes begin including Starting Block
18 September - 29 September 2023 Starting Block
2 October 2023 Autumn term starts
18 December - 5 January 2024 Winter vacation
15 January 2024 Autumn term ends
29 January 2024 Spring term starts
1 April - 12 April 2024 Spring vacation
13 May 2024 Spring term ends

Courses starting in January 2024

Dates Period
15 January - 26 January 2024 Starting Block
29 January 2024 Spring term starts
1 April - 12 April 2024 Spring vacation
13 May 2024 Spring term ends
20 May 2024 Summer term starts
12 August 2024 Summer term ends

The detailed academic calendar will be published when finalised.