Semester dates and key events 2017-18

Below is a breakdown of the academic year by week. Information is also available on our Important Dates and Deadlines webpages.

 

Semester University calendar week Week commencing Key events taking place this week
Semester One Intro Week 19 September 2017

Registration activities for new students - main activities will take place on Tuesday, and Wednesday afternoon (all students) and Friday (full-time students only).

Optional welcome drinks will also take place on Friday from late afternoon.

Week 1 25 September 2017 Teaching begins this week (see timetable for details); IT Induction drop-inIntroduction to PG library facilitiesMA module drop-in (for students wanting to enquire about module add/drop).
Week 2 2 October 2017 MA module drop-in (for students wanting to enquire about module add/drop).
Week 3 9 October 2017
Week 4 16 October 2017 Dissertation meetingCareers events
Week 5 23 October 2017
Week 6 30 October 2017 Dissertation title deadlineICT Skills Master Class
Week 7 6 November 2017 Reading week (no teaching)
Week 8 13 November 2017 Essay deadlines
Week 9 20 November 2017 Essay deadlines
Week 10 27 November 2017
Week 11 4 December 2017
Week 12 11 December 2017
Christmas Vacation Week 1 18 December 2017
Christmas Vacation Week 2 25 December 2017
Christmas Vacation Week 3 1 January 2018
Christmas Vacation Week 4 8 January 2018
Week 13 15 January 2018 No teaching; essay deadlines
Week 14 22 January 2018 No teaching
Week 15 29 January 2018 No teaching
Semester Two Week 1 5 February 2018
Week 2 12 February 2018
Week 3 19 February 2018 Dissertation synopsis deadline
Week 4 26 February 2018
Week 5 5 March 2018
Week 6 12 March 2018 Dissertation bibliography deadline
Week 7 19 March 2018 Essay deadlines
Easter Vacation Week 1 26 March 2018
Easter Vacation Week 2 2 April 2018
Easter Vacation Week 3 9 April 2018  
Week 8 16 April 2018
Week 9 23 April 2018
Week 10 30 April 2018 Bank holiday so Monday teaching may be affected - tutors will let you know about any changes
Week 11 7 May 2018 No teaching
Week 12 14 May 2018 No teaching; essay deadlinesMA Presentation Day practice session
Week 13 21 May 2018 No teaching; MA Presentation DayDissertation meeting
Week 14 28 May 2018 No teaching
Week 15 4 June 2018 No teaching
Summer Vacation Summer Vacation Week 1 11 June 2018
Summer Vacation 3 September 2018 Dissertation deadline