Term dates and closed days

University term dates and calendars.

The term dates and closed days relevant for your undergraduate (UG) or postgraduate (PG) course in-take date can be found below.

For information and guidance about enrolment, timetables, settling into university and more, please visit our New Students area.

UMF Calendars

  • Bank Holidays and Closed Days 2022

    • 26 December: Boxing Day Holiday: Bank Holiday
    • 27 December: Christmas Day: Christmas Day Holiday
    • 28 December: Closed Day
    • 29 December: Closed Day
    • 30 December: Closed Day

    Bank Holidays and Closed Days 2023

    • 2 January: New Years’ Day: New Year’s Day Holiday
    • 7 April: Good Friday – Bank Holiday
    • 10 April: Easter Monday – Bank Holiday
    • 11 April: Closed Day
    • 1 May: Early Spring Bank Holiday – Bank Holiday
    • 8 May: Bank Holiday – in lieu of the Kings Coronation on 6 May
    • 29 May: Spring Bank Holiday – Bank Holiday
    • 28 August: Summer Bank Holiday – Bank holiday
    • 29 August: Closed Day
    • 25 December: Christmas Day: Bank Holiday
    • 26 December: Boxing Day: Bank Holiday
    • 27 December: Closed Day
    • 28 December: Closed Day
    • 29 December: Closed Day

    Bank Holidays and Closed Days 2024

    • 1 January: New Year’s Day – Bank Holiday
    • 29 March: Good Friday – Bank Holiday
    • 1 April: Easter Monday – Bank Holiday
    • 2 April: Closed Day
    • 6 May: Early Spring Bank Holiday – Bank Holiday
    • 27 May: Spring Bank Holiday – Bank Holiday
    • 26 August: Summer Bank Holiday – Bank Holiday
    • 27 August: Closed Day
    • 25 December: Christmas Day – Bank Holiday
    • 26 December: Boxing Day – Bank Holiday
    • 27 December: Closed Day
    • 28 December: Closed Day
    • 30 December: Closed Day
    • 31 December: Closed Day

    Bank Holidays and Closed Days 2025

    • 1 January: New Year’s Day – Bank Holiday
  • Postgraduate

    • International and EU Arrivals: Thursday 13 May 2021
    • International and EU Students’ Online Orientation: From Thursday 13 May 2021
    • Trimester 1: 17 May 2021 – 27 August 2021 [including Trimester 1 exam period]
    • Summer Vacation: 30 August – 1 October 2021
    • Trimester 2: 4 October  – 17 December 2021
    • Winter Vacation: 20 – 31 December 2021
    • Trimester 2 continued: 3 – 28 January 2022 [including Trimester 2 exam period]
    • Inter-trimester break: 31 January – 4 February 2022
    • Trimester 3: 7 February – 27 May 2022 [including Trimester 3 exam period]
    • Spring Vacation: 28 March – 8 April 2022
    • End of course: 18 May 2022
  • Undergraduate

    • International and EU Students’ Arrivals/Enrolment/Orientation: From Thursday 23 September 2021
    • Welcome Weekend: 25 – 26 September 2021
    • Welcome Week (all new students): 27 September – 1 October 2021
    • Semester 1: 4 October – 14 January 2022
    • Semester 1 exam period: 17 – 28 January 2022
    • Winter Vacation: 20 December 2021 – 3 January 2022 (including UK Public Holiday – 3 January 2022)
    • Inter-semester break: 31 January – 4 February 2022
    • Semester 2: 7 February – 20 May 2022
    • Semester 2 exam period: 23 May – 1 June 2022
    • Spring Vacation: 28 March – 8 April 2022
    • Inter-semester break: 6 – 10 June 2022
    • Semester 3 (2 year Intensive degree students only): 13 June – 29 July 2022
    • Summer Vacation and Co-curricular Learning: 18 July – 19 September 2022

    Postgraduate

    • International and EU Students’ Arrivals/Enrolment/Orientation: From Thursday 23 September 2021
    • Welcome Weekend: 25 – 26 September 2021
    • Welcome Week (all new students): 27 September – 1 October 2021
    • Semester 1: 4 October 2021 – 14 January 2022
    • Semester 1 exam period: 17 – 28 January 2022
    • Winter Vacation: 20 December 2021 – 3 January 2022 (including UK Public Holiday – 3 January 2022)
    • Inter-semester break: 31 January – 4 February 2022
    • Semester 2: 7 February – 27 May 2022
    • Spring Vacation: 28 March – 8 April 2022
    • Semester 2 exam period:  30 May – 1 June 2022
    • Inter-semester break: 6 – 10 June 2022
    • Semester 3: 13 June – 16 September 2022
    • End of course: 5 October 2022
  • Undergraduate (Intensive)

    • International arrivals and enrolment: From Thursday 6 January 2022
    • Teaching and Assessment: 10 January – 25 March 2022
    • Spring Vacation: 28 March – 8 April 2022
    • Teaching and Assessment: 11 April – 1 July 2022
    • Summer Vacation and Co-curricular Learning: 3 July – 2 September 2022

    Postgraduate

    • All students including international and EU student Arrivals/Enrolment/Orientation: 31 January – 4 Feb 2022
    • Semester 2: 7 February – 27 May 2022
    • Spring Vacation: 28 March – 8 April 2022
    • Semester 2 exam period: 30 May – 1 June 2022 (2 – 3 June public holiday)
    • Inter-semester break: 6 – 10 June 2022
    • Semester 3: 13 June – 16 September 2022
    • Semester 3 exam period: 19 – 23 September 2022
    • Semester 1: 26 September 2022 – 13 January 2023
    • Winter vacation: 19 December 2022 – 2 January 2023 (including UK Public Holiday – 2 January 2023)
    • End of course: 8 February 2023
  • Postgraduate

    • International and EU Students’ Arrivals/Enrolment/Orientation: 9 – 10 June 2022
    • Semester 3: 13 June – 23 September 2022 (including exam period)
    • Semester 1: 26 September 2022 – 27 January 2023 (including exam period)
    • Winter vacation: 19 December 2022 – 2 January 2023 (including UK Public Holiday – 2 January 2023)
    • Inter-semester break: 30 January – 4 February 2023
    • Semester 2: 6 February – 2 June 2023 (including exam period)
    • Spring vacation: 3 – 14 April 2023
    • End of course/dissertation submission: 14 June 2023
  • N.B. Please check regularly in case of any amendments

    Undergraduate

    • International and EU Students’ Arrivals/Enrolment/Orientation: TBC
    • Welcome Weekend: 24 – 25 September 2022
    • Semester 1: 26 September 2022 – 27 January 2023 (including exam period)
    • Winter vacation: 19 December 2022 – 2 January 2023 (including UK Public Holiday – 2 January 2023)
    • Inter-semester break: 30 January – 3 February 2023
    • Semester 2: 6 February – 2 June 2023 (including exam period)
    • Spring vacation: 3 – 14 April 2023
    • Consolidation activity: 5 June – 14 July 2023

    Postgraduate

    • International and EU Students’ Arrivals/Enrolment/Orientation: TBC
    • Welcome Weekend: 24 – 25 September 2022
    • Semester 1: 26 September 2022 – 27 January 2023 (including exam period)
    • Winter vacation: 19 December 2022 – 2 January 2023 (including UK Public Holiday – 2 January 2023)
    • Inter-semester break: 30 January – 3 February 2023
    • Semester 2: 6 February – 2 June 2023 (including exam period)
    • Spring vacation: 3 – 14 April 2023
    • Inter-semester break: 5 – 9 June 2023
    • Semester 3: 12 June – 15 September 2023
    • End of course/dissertation submission: 4 October 2023
  • N.B. Please check regularly in case of any amendments

    Undergraduate (Intensive)

    • International arrivals and enrolment: TBC
    • Teaching and Assessment: 9 January – 31 March 2023
    • Spring Vacation: 3 – 14 April 2023
    • Teaching and Assessment: 17 April – 30 June 2023
    • Summer Vacation and Co-curricular Learning: 3 July – 1 September 2023

    Postgraduate

    • Semester 2: 6 February – 2 June 2023 (including exam week)
    • Inter-semester break: 5 – 9 June 2023
    • Semester 3: 12 June – 22 September 2023 (including exam week)
    • No inter-semester break
    • Semester 1: 25 September 2023 – 19 January 2024 (including exam week)
    • End of course / dissertation submission: 7 February 2024
    • Semester 3: 12 June – 22 September 2023 (including exam week)
    • No inter-semester break
    • Semester 1: 25 September 2023 – 19 January 2024 (including exam week)
    • Inter-semester break: 22-26 January 2024
    • Semester 2: 29 January – 24 May 2024 (including exam week)
    • End of course /dissertation submission: 13 June 2024

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