Dates of Term

Term dates for session 2022 / 2023

Dates of Term should be read in conjunction with the University’s residency requirements for full-time students as set out in section 3.1 of Student Rules and Regulations.

Event

Date

PGCE and BSc Nursing Schemes start on

Monday 05/09/2022 - Saturday 17/12/2022 (15 weeks)

Start date for BVSc Veterinary Science 

Monday 19/09/2022 - Saturday 17/12/2022 (13 weeks)

Michaelmas Term

Monday 26/09/2022 - Saturday 17/12/2022 (12 weeks)

Welcome/Induction/Registration  Monday 26/09/2022 – Friday 30/09/2022 (1 week)
Semester 1 Teaching  Monday 03/10/2022 – Saturday 17/12/2022 (11 weeks)
Christmas Vacation* Monday 19/12/2022 – Saturday 07/01/2023 (3 weeks)
Lent Term  Monday 09/01/2023 – Saturday 25/03/2023 (11 weeks)
Semester 1 Examinations Wednesday 11/01/2023 – Wednesday 25/01/2023 (2 weeks)
Induction/Prep for Semester 2  Thursday 26/01/2023 – Saturday 28/01/2023 (3 days)
Semester 2 Teaching Monday 30/01/2023 – Saturday 25/03/2023 (8 weeks)
Easter Vacation* Monday 27/03/2023 – Saturday 15/04/2023 (3 weeks)
Easter Term Monday 17/04/2023 – Saturday 03/06/2023 (7 weeks)
Semester 2 Teaching Monday 17/04/2023 - Monday 08/05/2023 (3 weeks + 1 day)
Reading/Revision Week Tuesday 09/05/2023 - Saturday 13/05/2023 (5 days)
Semester 2 Examinations Monday 15/05/2023 – Saturday 03/06/2023 (3 weeks)
Graduation Week Tuesday 18/07/2023 – Friday 21/07/2023 (Royal Welsh 24-28 July 2023)
Supplementary Examinations Monday 14/08/2023 – Thursday 24/08/2023

*Vacation period for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students, and for students on the International Foundation Programme. Formal, timetabled classes will not take place during vacation periods, but fieldwork, work experience placements and other activities may do.

The period from the end of Term 3 to the beginning of the following session is a vacation period for for full-time undergraduate students and for students on the International Foundation Programme. Students should however ensure that they are available to take resit exams in Aberystwyth during the August supplementary examination period. Note that full-time postgraduate taught students will continue to pursue their studies during this period.

Full-time postgraduate research students are required to be resident in Aberystwyth for 44 weeks a year, with the remaining 8 weeks to be taken as conditional leave. The timing of postgraduate research leave will be determined in discussion between student and supervisor, but does not need to coincide with the University vacation periods which are published in the dates of term.

Please note that Induction and Preparation periods at the beginning of semester 1 and 2 are integral parts of the academic year. Students are expected to be resident in Aberystwyth during these periods and to participate in activities as arranged by the University and by academic departments.

Term dates for session 2023 / 2024

Term dates for session 2023 / 2024

Dates of Term should be read in conjunction with the University’s residency requirements for full-time students as set out in section 3.1 of Student Rules and Regulations.

Event

Date

PGCE and BSc Nursing Schemes start on

Monday 04/09/2023 – Saturday 16/12/2023 (15 weeks)

Start date for BVSc Veterinary Science

To be confirmed

Michaelmas Term[1]

Monday 25/09/2023 - Saturday 16/12/2023 (12 weeks)     

Christmas Vacation 2

Monday 18/12/2023 – Saturday 06/01/2024 (3 weeks)

Lent Term 

Monday 08/01/2024 – Saturday 22/03/2024 (11 weeks)

Easter Vacation 2

Monday 25/03/2024 – Saturday 13/04/2024 (3 weeks)

Easter Term

Monday 15/04/2024 – Saturday 01/06/2024 (7 weeks)

SEMESTER 1

Big Welcome Weekend

Friday 22/09/2023 – Sunday 24/09/2023

Orientation/Induction/Registration 3

Monday 25/09/2023 – Saturday 30/09/2023 (1 week)

Semester 1 Teaching 

Monday 02/10/2023 – Saturday 16/12/2023 (11 weeks)

End of Semester Examination and Assessment period

Monday 09/01/2024 – Saturday 27/01/2024 (3 weeks)

SEMESTER 2

Semester 2 Teaching (Block 1)

Monday 29/01/2024 – Saturday 23/03/2024 (8 weeks)

Semester 2 Teaching (Block 2)

Monday 15/04/2024 - Saturday 04/05/2024 (3 weeks)

End of Semester Examination and Assessment period

Tuesday 07/05/2024 – Saturday 01/06/2024 (4 weeks)
NB Bank Holiday on Monday 06/05/2024

Summer 4 and 5

Graduation Week (TBC)

Week beginning Monday 15/07/2024
(Royal Welsh TBC)

Supplementary Examinations

Monday 12/08/2024 – Friday 23/08/2024

 

 NOTES

  1. Start and finish dates for students on a small number of programmes may differ, specifically those with extensive work experience placements e.g. Veterinary Science, Nursing and PGCE students. Students must check with their department.
  2. Vacation period for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students, and for students on the International Foundation Programme. Formal, timetabled classes will not take place during vacation periods, but fieldwork, work experience placements and other activities may do.
  3. Induction at the beginning of semester 1 is an integral part of the academic year. Students are expected to be resident in Aberystwyth and to participate in activities as arranged by the University.
  4. The period from the end of Semester 2 to the beginning of the following session is a vacation period for full-time undergraduate students and for students on the International Foundation Programme. Students should however ensure that they are available to take resit exams in Aberystwyth during the August Resit Assessment period. Note that full-time postgraduate taught students will continue to pursue their studies during this period.
  5. Full-time postgraduate research students are required to be resident in Aberystwyth for 44 weeks a year, with the remaining 8 weeks to be taken as conditional leave. The timing of postgraduate research leave will be determined in discussion between student and supervisor, but does not need to coincide with the University vacation periods which are published in the dates of term.

KRB 06/09/2021

 

Term dates for session 2024 / 2025

Dates of Term 2024-25

Dates of Term should be read in conjunction with the University’s residency requirements for full-time students as set out in section 3.1 of Student Rules and Regulations.

Event

Date

PGCE/Nursing

Monday 02/09/2024  (TBC)

Veterinary Science

Monday 16/09/2024 (TBC)

Michaelmas Term1

Monday 23/09/2024 - Saturday 14/12/2024 (12 weeks)

Christmas Vacation 2

Monday 16/12/2024 – Saturday 04/01/2025 (3 weeks)

Lent Term 

Monday 06/01/2025 – Saturday 05/04/2025 (13 weeks)

Easter Vacation 2

Monday 07/04/2025 – Saturday 26/04/2025 (3 weeks)

Easter Term

Monday 24/05/2025 – Saturday 31/05/2025 (5 weeks)
*Monday 05/05/2025 – Early May Bank Holiday

SEMESTER 1

Big Welcome Weekend

Friday 20/09/2024 – Sunday 22/09/2024

Orientation/Induction/Registration 3

Monday 23/09/2024 – Saturday 28/09/2024 (1 week)

Semester 1 Teaching 

Monday 30/09/2024 – Saturday 14/12/2024 (11 weeks)

End of Semester 1 Assessment and Examinations (including revision period)

Monday 06/01/2025 – Saturday 25/01/2025 (3 weeks)

SEMESTER 2

Semester 2 Teaching

Monday 27/01/2025 – Saturday 05/04/2025 (10 weeks)

Monday 28/04/2025- Saturday 03/05/2025 (1 week)

Revision week

Monday 05/05/2025 - Saturday 10/05/2025 (1 week)

End of Semester 2 Assessment and Examinations

Monday 12/05/2025 – Saturday 31/05/2025 (3 weeks)

Summer 4 and 5

Graduation Week (TBC)

Week beginning Monday 14/07/2025 (Royal Welsh TBC)

Supplementary Examinations

Monday 11/08/2025 – Thursday 21/08/2025

 

 NOTES

  1. Start and finish dates for students on a small number of programmes may differ, specifically those with extensive work experience placements e.g. Veterinary Science, Nursing and PGCE students. Students must check with their department.
  2. Vacation period for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate taught students, and for students on the International Foundation Programme.  Formal, timetabled classes will not take place during vacation periods, but fieldwork, work experience placements and other activities may do.
  3. Induction at the beginning of semester 1 is an integral part of the academic year. Students are expected to be resident in Aberystwyth and to participate in activities as arranged by the University.
  4. The period from the end of Semester 2 to the beginning of the following session is a vacation period for full-time undergraduate students and for students on the International Foundation Programme. Students should however ensure that they are available to take resit exams in Aberystwyth during the August Resit Assessment period. Note that full-time postgraduate taught students will continue to pursue their studies during this period.
  5. Full-time postgraduate research students are required to be resident in Aberystwyth for 44 weeks a year, with the remaining 8 weeks to be taken as conditional leave. The timing of postgraduate research leave will be determined in discussion between student and supervisor, but does not need to coincide with the University vacation periods which are published in the dates of term.