Semester dates and key events 2018-19

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 17 September 2018

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 24 September 2018 Teaching begins this week (see timetable for details); IT Induction drop-in (optional); Introduction to PG library facilitiesMA module drop-in (for students wanting to enquire about module add/drop).
Week 2 1 October 2018 MA module drop-in (for students wanting to enquire about module add/drop).
Week 3 8 October 2018 Careers event
Week 4 15 October 2018 Dissertation meeting
Week 5 22 October 2018 Careers event
Week 6 29 October 2018 Dissertation title deadlineICT Skills Master Class (to be confirmed); Careers event
Week 7 5 November 2018 Reading week (no teaching)
Week 8 12 November 2018 Essay deadlines
Week 9 19 November 2018  
Week 10 26 November 2018 Essay deadlines
Week 11 3 December 2018
Week 12 10 December 2018
Christmas Vacation Week 1 17 December 2018
Christmas Vacation Week 2 24 December 2018
Christmas Vacation Week 3 31 December 2018
Christmas Vacation Week 4 7 January 2019
Week 13 14 January 2019 No teaching; essay deadlines
Week 14 21 January 2019 No teaching
Week 15 28 January 2019 No teaching
Semester Two Week 1 4 February 2019
Week 2 11 February 2019
Week 3 18 February 2019 Dissertation synopsis deadline
Week 4 25 February 2019
Week 5 4 March 2019
Week 6 11 March 2019 Dissertation bibliography deadline
Week 7 18 March 2019  
Week 8 25 March 2019 Essay deadlines
Week 9 1 April 2019
Easter Vacation Week 1 8 April 2019  
Easter Vacation Week 2 15 April 2019
Easter Vacation Week 3 22 April 2019
Week 10 29 April 2019  
Week 11 6 May 2019 No teaching
Week 12 13 May 2019 No teaching; essay deadlinesMA Presentation Day practice session
Week 13 20 May 2019 No teaching; MA Presentation DayDissertation meeting
Week 14 27 May 2019 No teaching
Week 15 3 June 2019 No teaching
Summer Vacation Summer Vacation Week 1 10 June 2019
Summer Vacation 2 September 2019 Dissertation deadline