Semester dates

The academic year is separated into three semesters, with most full-time programmes being taught within semester one (September to December) and semester two (January to March). Semester three begins in April and runs through the summer months.

2021/22
Week commencing Semester Information
13 Sep Semester 1

Teaching Week 1

Induction Day – Thursday 9 September and Friday 10 September

Teaching begins Monday 13 September 2021

20 Sep Teaching Week 2
27 Sep Teaching week 3
04 Oct Teaching week 4
11 Oct Teaching week 5
18 Oct Teaching week 6
25 Oct Teaching week 7
01 Nov Teaching week 8
08 Nov Teaching week 9
15 Nov Teaching Week 10
Semester 1 ends
Teaching ends Friday 19 November 2021
22 Nov Exam Week-  Semester 1
29 Nov
06 Dec
13 Dec
20 Dec College closes Friday 24 December 2021
27 Dec
03 Jan College reopens Wednesday 5 January 2022
10 Jan
17 Jan Semester 2 begins 

Teaching Week 1

Teaching begins Monday 17 January 2022
24 Jan Teaching week 2
31 Jan Teaching week 3
07 Feb Teaching week 4
14 Feb Teaching week 5
21 Feb Teaching week 6
28 Feb Teaching week 7
07 Mar Teaching week 8
14 Mar Teaching week 9
21 Mar Teaching week 10

Semester 2 ends

Teaching ends Friday 25 March 2022
28 Mar Exam Week- Semester 2
04 Apr
11 Apr
18 Apr Semester 3 begins 

Teaching Week 1

25 Apr Teaching week 2
02 May Teaching week 3
09 May Teaching week4
16 May Teaching week 5
23 May Teaching week 6
30 May Teaching week 7
06 Jun Teaching week 8
13 Jun Teaching week 9
20 Jun Teaching week 10

Semester 3 ends

Teaching ends Friday 24 June 2022
27 Jun Exam Week- Semester 3
04 Jul
11 Jul
18 Jul
25 Jul
01 Aug
08 Aug
15 Aug
22 Aug
29 Aug
2022/23
Week commencing Semester Information
12 Sep Semester 1

Teaching Week 1

Induction Day – Thursday 8 September and Friday 9 September

Teaching begins Monday 12 September

19 Sep Teaching Week 2
26 Sep Teaching Week 3
03 Oct Teaching Week 4
10 Oct Teaching Week 5
17 Oct Teaching Week 6
24 Oct Teaching Week 7
31 Oct Teaching Week 8
07 Nov Teaching Week 9
14 Nov Teaching Week 10

Semester 1 ends

Teaching ends Friday 18 November 2022
21 Nov Exam Week – Semester 1
28 Nov
05 Dec
12 Dec
19 Dec College closes Friday 23 December 2022
26 Dec  
02 Jan College reopens Wednesday 4 January 2023
09 Jan
16 Jan Semester 2 begins

Teaching Week 1

Teaching begins Monday 16 January 2023
23 Jan Teaching Week 2  
30 Jan Teaching Week 3
06 Feb Teaching Week 4
13 Feb Teaching Week 5
20 Feb Teaching Week 6
27 Feb Teaching Week 7
06 Mar Teaching Week 8
13 Mar Teaching Week 9  
20 Mar Teaching Week 10

Semester 2 ends

Teaching ends Friday 24 March 2023
27 Mar Exam Week – Semester 2
03 Apr
10 Apr
17 Apr Semester 3 begins

Teaching Week 1

24 Apr Teaching Week 2
01 May Teaching Week 3  
08 May Teaching Week 4
15 May Teaching Week 5
22 May Teaching Week 6  
29 May Teaching Week 7
05 Jun Teaching Week 8
12 Jun Teaching Week 9
19 Jun Teaching Week 10

Semester 3 ends

Teaching end Friday 23 June 2023
26 Jun Exam Week – Semester 3
03 Jul
10 Jul
17 Jul
24 Jul    
31 Jul    
07 Aug
14 Aug
21 Aug
28 Aug