Semester and term dates

Undergraduate Semester Dates 2018–2019

Semester 1: 17 September 2018 to 11 January 2019

Registration and Welcome Week Monday 17 – Friday 21 September 2018
Teaching starts Monday 24 September 2018
Independent Study, Advice and Guidance Week Monday 22 – Friday 26 October 2018
Winter Break Monday 17 December 2018 – Tuesday 1 January 2019
Coursework Submission Week Tuesday 1 – Friday 4 January 2019
Semester 1 Exams** Monday 7 – Friday 11 January 2019
End of Semester 1 Friday 11 January 2019

Semester 2: 14 January to 7 June 2019

Teaching starts Monday 14 January 2019
Independent Study, Advice and Guidance Week Monday 18 – Friday 22 February 2019
Spring Break* Monday 1 – Monday 22 April 2019
Advice and Guidance Week Tuesday 23 – Friday 26 April 2019
Semester 2 Exams** Monday 29 April – Friday 24 May 2019
End of Semester 2 Friday 7 June 2019


* Good Friday: 19 April 2019
  Easter Monday: 22 April 2019

** Students must check their exam timetables to ensure they can attend their examinations


PGCE Secondary & PGCE Secondary School Direct Term Dates 2018–19

Autumn term: Monday 3 September to Friday 21 December 2018

Spring term: Wednesday 2 January to Friday 5 April 2019**
**Subject to variation as students adhere to term dates of teaching practice schools.

Summer term: Tuesday 23 April to Friday 21 June 2019


PGCE Primary Term Dates 2018–19

Autumn term: Monday 3 September to Friday 14 December 2018

Reading Week: Monday 22 October – Friday 26 October 2018
Term ends Friday 14 December 2018
Christmas Holiday: Monday 17 December 2018 – Tuesday 1 January 2019

Spring term: Wednesday 2 January to Friday 5 April 2019

Reading Week: Monday 18 February – Friday 22 February 2019
Term ends: Friday 5 April 2019
Easter Holiday: Monday 8 April – Monday 22 April 2019

Summer term:  Tuesday 23 April to Friday 21 June 2019

Term ends: Friday 21 June 2019