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Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Academic Calendar 2020-2021

Week Beginning

Academic Week

Activity

August 31st Week 1 (S1)
  • Alternative Assessments/Repeat Exams
  • Staff Support Programme for Blended & Online Learning
  • Tuesday 1st September - Opening of Academic Year
September 7th Week 2 (S1)
  • Staff Support Programme for Blended & Online Learning
  • Exam Processing
  • Exam Boards
September 14th Week 3 (S1)
  • Academic delivery begins for 2nd, 3rd and 4th years
  • Exam Boards
September 21st Week 4 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to 2nd, 3rd and 4th years
September 28th Week 5 (S1)
  • Academic delivery begins for 1st years and continues for 2nd, 3rd and 4th years
  • Apprenticeships start (Term 1) - September 28th
October 5th Week 6 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Academic Council Friday, 9th October
October 12th Week 7 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
October 19th Week 8 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
October 26th Week 9 (S1)
  • 1st year academic delivery (2nd, 3rd and 4th year reading week)
  • Bank Holiday, October 26th
November 2nd Week 10 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Exams/Alternative assessment submissions
November 9th Week 11 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
November 16th Week 12 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
November 23rd Week 13 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
November 30th Week 14 (S1)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Academic Council Friday December 4th
December 7th Week 15 (S1)
  • 1st year academic delivery
  • 2nd, 3rd and 4th year assessment week
December 14th  
  • Christmas break
December 21st  
  • Christmas break
December 28th  
  • Christmas break

Semester 2/Term 2

Week Beginning

Academic Week

Activity

January 4th Week 1 (S2)
  • 1st year semesterised alternative assessments
  • Exams processing
  • Apprenticeships start (Term 2) January 4th
January 11th Week 2 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Exam boards
January 18th Week 3 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Exam boards
January 25th Week 4 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
February 1st Week 5 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
February 8th Week 6 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
February 15th Week 7 (S2)
  • Reading week
February 22nd Week 8 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Exam/Alternatice assessment submissions
March 1st Week 9 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Academic Council Friday March 5th
March 8th Week 10 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
March 15th Week 11 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
  • Wednesday March 17th Bank Holiday
March 22nd Week 12 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
March 29th  
  • Easter Break
April 5th  
  • Easter Break
  • Apprenticeshps start (Term 3) - April 6th
April 12th Week 13 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
April 19th Week 14 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years
April 26th Week 15 (S2)
  • Academic delivery to all years including completion/planning
  • Academic Council Thursday April 29th
  • Summer Exams commence Friday April 30th
May 3rd  
  • Assessment Week 1
  • Monday May 3rd Bank Holiday
May 10th  
  • Assessment Week 2
May 17th  
  • Exams processing week
May 24th  
  • Exams processing week
  • Exam boards
May 31st  
  • Exams processing week
  • Exam boards
June 7th  
  • Reviews week
  • Monday June 7th Bank Holiday
June 14th  
  • Reviews week
  • Academic Council Friday June 18th
Notes
  • This calendar is subject to some Faculty/School/Department variations due to Block Release and Placement Start/Finishing Times.   
  • Format of Graduation Ceremonies to be confirmed 
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