About Us

Our mission is to be the UK's leading university for students aspiring to succeed in business and the professions, where original research, enterprise and inspiring teaching deliver local and global impact.

Students from over 120 countries choose to study at Aston University – a safe and friendly campus enjoyed by a global, multicultural community. Birmingham is one of the UK’s most diverse cities and home to an unrivalled cultural heritage, top sporting events, music, performing arts and outstanding world cuisine. 

Term dates

2020 - 2021
First Term Start Date 
  
New students 21 September 2020 
  
Returning students27 September 2020 
  
First Term End Date19 December 2020 
  
Second Term10 January to 1 April 2021 
  
Third Term25 April to 12 June 2021 
  
Postgraduate Degree Congregation13 April 2021 
  
Summer Degree Congregations19, 20, 21, 22, and July 2021 
  
Referred Examinations23 August to 28 August 2021 


Please note that whilst Term Dates are correct at the time of publication they may be subject to change. We aim no to change Term Dates once the Academic Year in question has commenced.  

2021 - 2022
 
First Term Start Date  
  
New Students 20 September 2021 
  
Returning Students27 September 2021 
  
First Term End Date18 December 2021 
  
Second Term10 January 2022 to 2 April 2022
  
Third Term25 April 2022 to 11 June 2022 
  
Postgraduate Degree Congregation5 April 2022 
  
Summer Degree Congregations18, 19, 20, 21, 22 July 2022 
  
Referred Examinations22 to 28 August 2022 
2022 - 2023
 
First Term Start Date  
  
New Students19 September 2022 
  
Returning Students26 September 2022 
  
First Term End Date17 December 2022 
  
Second Term9 January 2023 to 1 April 2023 
  
Third Term24 April 2023 to 10 June 2023 
  
PG Degree Congregation4 April 2023 
  
Summer Degree Congregations24, 25, 26, 27, 28 July 2023 
  
Referred Examinations21 to 26 August 2023 
2023 - 2024
 
First Term Start Date  
  
New Students18 September 2023 
  
Returning Students25 September 2023 
  
First Term End Date16 December 2023 
  
Second Term8 January 2024 to 28 March 2024 
  
Third Term22 April 2024 to 8 June 2024 
  
Postgraduate Degree Congregation9 April 2024 
  
Summer Degree Congregations22, 23, 24, 25, 26 July 2024
  
Referred Examinations19 to 24 August 2024 
2024 - 2025
 
First Term Start Date  
  
New Students16 September 2024 
  
Returning Students23 September 2024 
  
First Term End Date14 December 2024 
  
Second Term6 January 2025 to 27 March 2025 
  
Third Term21 April 2025 to 7 June 2025 
  
Postgraduate Degree Congregation8 April 2025 
  
Summer Degree Congregations 21, 22, 23, 24, 25 July 2025 
  
Referred Examinations18 to 22 August 2025 
2025 - 2026
First Term Start Date 
  
New Students15 September 2025 
  
Returning Students22 September 2025 
  
First Term End Date12 December 2025 
  
Second Term5 January 2026 to 28 March 2026 
  
Third Term20 April 2026 to 6 June 2026 
  
Postgraduate Degree Congregation14 April 2026 
  
Summer Degree Congregation20, 21, 22, 23, 24 July 2025 
  
Referred Examinations17-21 August 2026