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Term dates 2016-2021


First Term Start Date
New international Students  
New home Students

Returning students 


14 September 2016
19 September 2016

25 September 2016

First Term End Date 

17 December 2016

Second Term

8 January to 8 April 2017

Third Term

30 April to 10 June 2017*

Postgraduate Degree Congregation

11 April 2017

Summer Degree Congregations

17, 18, 19, 20, and 21 July 2017

Referred Examinations

21 August to 26 August 2017

* Term 3 begins with a revision week followed by examinations


First Term Start Date
New international Students  
New home Students 

Returning students 


13 September 2017
18 September 2017

24 September 2017

First Term End Date 

16 December 2017

Second Term

7 January to 29 March 2018

Third Term

29 April to 9 June 2018*

Postgraduate Degree Congregation

27 March 2018

Summer Degree Congregations

16,17, 18, 19, and 20 July 2018

Referred Examinations

20 August to 25 August 2018

* Term 3 begins with 2 teaching weeks followed by a revision week and then examinations


First Term Start Date
New international Students  
New home Students 

Returning students 


12 September 2018
17 September 2018

23 September 2018

First Term End Date 

15 December 2018

Second Term

13 January to 13 April 2019

Third Term

5 May to 15 June 2019*

Postgraduate Degree Congregation

16 April 2019

Summer Degree Congregations

22, 23, 24, 25 and 26 July 2019

Referred Examinations

19 August to 24 August 2019

* Term 3 begins with a revision week followed by examinations 


First Term Start Date
New international Students  
New home Students

Returning students 


11 September 2019
16 September 2019

22 September 2019

First Term End Date 

14 December 2019

Second Term

12 January to 28 March 2020

Third Term

19 April to 13 June 2020*

Postgraduate Degree Congregation

31 March 2020

Summer Degree Congregations

20, 21, 22, 23, and 24 July 2020

Referred Examinations

24 August to 29 August 2020

* Term 3 begins with 2 teaching weeks followed by a revision week and then examinations


First Term Start Date
New international Students  
New home Students

Returning students 


16 September 2020
21 September 2020

27 September 2020

First Term End Date 

19 December 2020

Second Term

10 January to 27 March 2021

Third Term

18 April to 12 June 2021*

Postgraduate Degree Congregation

30 March 2021

Summer Degree Congregations

19, 20, 21, 22, and 23 July 2021

Referred Examinations

23 August to 28 August 2021

* Term 3 begins with 2 teaching weeks followed by a revision week and then examinations