2019-20 term dates

The dates below are the standard university dates – different dates apply for some courses. Please check myUWE for your course start date.

Undergraduate programmes

International and European Student Orientation 11 September – 13 September 2019
Main student arrival and welcome 11 September – 13 September 2019
Main start
(includes course induction)
16 September 2019
Student vacation 16 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
Main assessment period 1 6 January 2020 – 17 January 2020
Teaching resumes 20 January 2020
Student vacation 6 April 2020 – 19 April 2020
Main assessment period 2 27 April 2020 – 22 May 2020
Student vacation starts 26 June 2020
Main assessment period 3 13 July 2020 – 24 July 2020

Postgraduate taught programmes

The dates below are the standard university dates – different dates apply for some courses. Please check myUWE for your course start date.

International Student Orientation Week beginning 9 September 2019
Main student arrival and welcome 11 September – 13 September 2019
Main start
(includes course induction)
16 September 2019
Student vacation 16 December 2019 – 5 January 2020
Main assessment period 1 6 January 2020 – 17 January 2020
Teaching resumes 20 January 2020
Student vacation 6 April 2020 – 19 April 2020
Main assessment period 2 27 April 2020 – 22 May 2020
Teaching

11 May 2020 – 31 July 2020

For some Faculty of Business and Law postgraduate students.

Main assessment period 3

13 July 2020 – 24 July 2020

All postgraduate taught students except Faculty of Business and Law students taught in teaching period 11 May – 31 July.

Assessment period for teaching period 11 May – 31 July

3 August 2020 – 14 August 2020

Faculty of Business and Law students who have teaching in teaching period 11 May – 31 July.

Postgraduate research programmes

If you’re a postgraduate researcher, please contact the Graduate School for your term dates.

University closure days

  • Tuesday 24 December (PM) 2019 until Thursday 2 January 2020 (Christmas closure)
  • Friday 10 April 2020 (Good Friday, UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 13 April 2020 (Easter Monday, UK bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 14 April 2020 (University closure day)
  • Friday 8 May 2020 (UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 25 May 2020 (UK bank holiday)
  • Monday 31 August 2020 (UK bank holiday)
  • Our library services are accessible throughout the year. View all library opening hours.

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