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The term dates for the academic years are as follows:

Undergraduate Modular Programmes

Welcome Week (Freshers' Week) is from Sunday 18th September 2022 until Friday 23rd September 2022. New students are expected to attend this week as it is an important opportunity to adjust to University life.

New students:





19th September 2022

16th December 2022


3rd January 2023

7th April 2023


24th April 2023

9th June 2023

* The dates above are for new students, returning students are advised to check Portal for details of the 2022/23 academic calendar.

The weeks commencing 12th December 2022 and 3rd April 2023 are ‘Digital Skills Weeks’ the study in these two weeks will be conducted online and does not require attendance at the University

Please note that these term dates do not apply to some professional programmes in the Faculty of Education and Children’s Services e.g., PGCE, or the Faculty of Health and Social Care e.g. Nursing or Midwifery. For more information please contact your Department.

Postgraduate Taught Programmes

As a postgraduate student, you will study over a calendar, rather than academic year. The standard dates for Postgraduate Taught full-time students are as follows:

10th October 2022 – 13th October 2023

Student Vacation Weeks:

19th December 2022 – 30th December 2022

10th April 2023 – 21st April 2023

Please note that you will need to refer to your individual programme timetable for details on specific start dates and induction sessions and if you are studying part time.

International Students Vacation Dates

Official vacation dates during which international students can work full-time.

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