Dates for fee liability periods

UWE Bristol's Tuition Fee Policy (section 1.6) describes how the University calculates how much liability to pay fees a student has at various stages in the academic year.

For calculation of tuition fee liability, the academic year is divided in to three liability periods.

2016/17 fee liability periods

2017/18 fee liability periods

2016/17 liability period dates

For courses starting in September 2016

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 12 September 2016 2 January 2017
Winter 2 3 January 2017 23 April 2017
Spring 3 24 April 2017 16 June 2017

For PGCE courses starting in September 2016

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 5 September 2016 2 January 2017
Winter 2 3 January 2017 23 April 2017
Spring 3 24 April 2017 16 June 2017

For courses starting in January 2017

Liability period Start End
Winter 1 3 January 2017 23 April 2017
Spring 2 24 April 2017 6 August 2017
Autumn 3 7 August 2017 15 December 2017

For courses starting in March 2017

Liability period Start End
Spring 1 6 March 2017 18 June 2017
Summer 2 19 June 2017 17 September 2017
Autumn 3 18 September 2017 15 December 2017

For courses starting in April 2017

Liability period Start End
Summer 1 24 April 2017 6 August 2017
Autumn 2 7 August 2017 1 January 2018
Winter 3 2 January 2018 16 March 2018

Nursing courses

For courses starting in September 2016 (42 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 12 September 2016 1 January 2017
Winter 2 2 January 2017 16 April 2017
Spring 3 17 April 2017 11 August 2017

For courses starting in February 2017 (42 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 6 February 2017 14 May 2017
Winter 2 15 May 2017 27 August 2017
Spring 3 28 August 2017 22 December 2017

For courses starting in March 2017 (42 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 6 March 2017 18 August 2017
Winter 2 19 August 2017 1 October 2017
Spring 3 2 October 2017 22 December 2017

Midwifery courses

For courses starting in September 2016 (45 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 5 September 2016 8 January 2017
Winter 2 9 January 2017 23 April 2017
Spring 3 24 April 2017 4 August 2017

For courses starting in February 2017 (45 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 6 February 2017 4 June 2017
Winter 2 5 June 2017 25 September 2017
Spring 3 26 September 2017 23 December 2017

For courses starting in March 2017 (45 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 6 March 2017 18 June 2017
Winter 2 19 June 2017 24 September 2017
Spring 3 25 September 2017 2 February 2018

2017/18 liability period dates

For courses starting in September 2017

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 18 September 2017 7 January 2018
Winter 2 8 January 2018 8 April 2018
Spring 3 9 April 2018 29 June 2018

For PGCE courses starting in September 2017

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 4 September 2017 7 January 2018
Winter 2 8 January 2018 8 April 2018
Spring 3 9 April 2018 29 June 2018

For courses starting in January 2018

Liability period Start End
Winter 1 8 January 2018 8 April 2018
Spring 2 9 April 2018 22 July 2018
Autumn 3 23 July 2018 14 December 2018

For courses starting in March 2018

Liability period Start End
Spring 1 5 March 2018 17 June 2018
Summer 2 18 June 2018 16 August 2018
Autumn 3 17 August  2018 14 December 2018

For courses starting in April 2018

Liability period Start End
Summer 1 9 April 2018 23 July 2018
Autumn 2 24 July 2018 6 January 2019
Winter 3 7 January 2019 15 March 2019

Nursing courses

For courses starting in September 2017 (42 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 18 September 2017 7 January 2018
Winter 2 8 January 2018 8 April 2018
Spring 3 9 April 2018 27 July  2018

For courses starting in February 2018 (42 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 5 February 2018 13 May 2018
Winter 2 14 May 2018 26 August 2018
Spring 3 27 August 2018 21 December 2018

For courses starting in March 2018 (42 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 5 March 2018 19 August 2018
Winter 2 20 August 2018 30 September  2018
Spring 3 1 October 2018 21 December 2018

Midwifery courses

For courses starting in September 2017 (45 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 4 September 2017 7 January 2018
Winter 2 8 January 2018 8 April 2018
Spring 3 9 April 2018 3 August 2018

For courses starting in February 2018 (45 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 5 February 2018 3 June 2018
Winter 2 4 June 2018 14 September 2018
Spring 3 15 September 2018 21 December 2018

For courses starting in March 2018 (45 Weeks)

Liability period Start End
Autumn 1 5 March 2018 17 July  2018
Winter 2 18 July 2018 23 September 2018
Spring 3 24 September 2018 1 February 2019

Term liability dates determine:

  • when students become liable for fees
  • when cooling off periods start
  • how much money students can have back when they leave or suspend studies.

For undergraduate students in receipt of a tuition fee loan, the term liability dates determine: 

  • when we can make data returns to the SLC
  • when students get maintenance funding.

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