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Academic calendar – term dates

Last updated: 5 July 2024

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Academic calendar 2024: January start
Academic calendar 2024-25
Academic calendar 2025: January start

Academic calendar: 2023/24

You can view the term dates for the 2023/24 academic year below.

SemestersStart dateEnd dateWeeks
125/09/202312/01/202413
215/01/202431/05/202417
303/06/202426/07/20248
Total38
Key dates and eventsDates
Accommodation move in16 September 2023
September induction18 – 24 September 2023
January induction8 – 14 January 2024
Assessment week8 – 12 January 2024
Easter break25 March – 14 April 2024
Assessment weeks20 – 31 May 2024
Assessment week 22 – 26 July 2024
Accommodation move out22 June 2024
Christmas break16 Dec 2023 – 7 Jan 2024
Bank holidays25 – 26 Dec, 1 Jan, 29 March, 1 April, 6 May, 27 May, 26 Aug
University statutory days27 – 29 Dec 2023

A University-managed YFP Week is held in week 31 (26 February – 1 March 2024). In addition, the equivalent of 1 week of YFP activity is held in Semester 1 and 2 weeks in Semester 2, as arranged by Subject Communities at any time except the first week of each term (unless compulsory). YFP activity in semester 1 is run concurrently with teaching and learning activity.

Please note: specific teaching dates for some courses may vary.

Academic calendar 2024: January start

You can view the term dates for 2024 below if your course begins in January 2024.

SemestersStart date End dateWeeks
A15/01/202424/05/202416
B19/08/202415/11/202414
Total30
Key dates and eventsDates
January induction 8 – 12 January 2024
Accommodation move in6 January 2024
September induction16 – 22 September 2024
Bank holidays1 January, 29 March, 1 April, 6 May, 27 May, 26 August, 25 – 26 December 2024
University statutory days27, 30, 31 December 2024
Accommodation move out22 June 2024
Accommodation move out – paramedics7 December 2024

A university-managed YFP week is held from 26 February – 1 March 2024. In addition, the equivalent of 1 week of YFP activity is held in semester B and 2 weeks in semester A, as arranged by Schools at any time except the first week of each term (unless compulsory).

Please note: specific teaching dates for some courses may vary.

Academic calendar: 2024/25

You can view the term dates for the 2024/25 academic year below.

SemestersStart dateEnd dateWeeks
123/09/202424/01/202516
227/01/202530/05/202516
302/06/202525/07/20258
Total40
Key dates and eventsDates
Accommodation move in13 – 14 September 2024
September induction16 – 20 September 2024
Semester 1 Progress Week28 October – 1 November 2024
Christmas break23 Dec 2024 – 3 Jan 2025
Assessment week6 – 17 January 2005
Semester 1 Planning Week20 – 24 January 2025
Semester 2 Progress Week10 – 14 March 2025
Easter break14 – 25 April 2025
Semester 2 Planning Week12 – 16 May 2025
Assessment weeks19 – 30 May 2025
Accommodation move out20 June 2025
Assessment week21 – 25 July 2025
Bank holidays25 – 26 Dec 2024, 1 Jan, 18 April, 21 April, 5 May, 26 May, 25 Aug 2025
University statutory days27 – 31 Dec 2024

University-managed, along with School-managed YFP sessions form part of the Sem 1 Planning Week held in Wk 26 – these can be linked to assessment.
YFP related activity that is Course and student-led can be distributed across the Curriculum, Progress Weeks and Sem 2 Planning Week, as decided by Schools/Courses.

Please note: specific teaching dates for some courses may vary.

Academic calendar 2025: January start

You can view the term dates for 2025 below if your course begins in January 2025.

SemestersStart date End dateWeeks
A27/01/202530/05/202516
B18/08/202505/12/202516
Total32
Key dates and eventsDates
Accommodation move in18 January 2025
Accommodation move in – paramedics18 January 2025
January induction20 – 26 September 2025
Semester A Progress Week10 – 14 March 2025
Semester A Planning Week12 – 16 May 2025
Accommodation move out20 June 2025
Semester B Progress Week22 – 26 September 2025
Semester B Planning Week1 – 5 December 2025
Accommodation move out – paramedics20 December 2025
Bank holidays1 January, 18 April, 21 April, 5 May, 26 May, 26 August, 25 – 26 December 2025
University statutory days29 – 31 December 2025

YFP-related activity that is Course and student-led can be distributed across the Curriculum, Progress Weeks and Planning Weeks, as decided by Schools/Courses.

Please note: specific teaching dates for some courses may vary.

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