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Term dates and holiday closing

Certain term date exceptions apply if you are completing a full-time taught master's degree (including MRes), Postgraduate Diploma or are a research student, and you may be expected to study beyond the end of the summer term in order to complete your dissertation.

2016/2017

Autumn term dates

  • Monday 3 October 2016-Friday 16 December 2016

Christmas closing

  • 23 December 2016 to 2 January 2017
  • College will close at 6pm on 22 December, and normal services will resume from 9am on 3 January.
  • The Library may have different opening hours to the college during holidays. Check Library opening hours.

Spring term dates

  • Monday 9 January 2017-Friday 24 March 2017

Easter closing

  • 13 April 2017 to 18 April 2017
  • College will close at 6pm on 12 April, and normal services will resume from 9am on 19 April.
  • The Library may have different opening hours to the college during holidays. Check Library opening hours.

Summer term dates

  • Monday 24 April 2017-Friday 7 July 2017

2017/2018

Autumn term dates

  • Monday 2 October 2017-Friday 15 December 2017

Christmas closing

  • 22 December 2017 to 2 January 2018
  • College will close at 6pm on 21 December, and normal services will resume from 9am on 3 January.
  • The Library may have different opening hours to the college during holidays. Check Library opening hours.

Spring term dates

  • 8 January 2018-23 March 2018

Easter closing

  • 29 March 2018 to 3 April 2018
  • College will close at 6pm on 28 March, and normal services will resume from 9am on 4 April.
  • The Library may have different opening hours to the college during holidays. Check Library opening hours.

Summer term dates

  • Monday 23 April 2018-Friday 6 July 2018

2018/2019

Autumn term dates

  • 1 October 2018-14 December 2018

Christmas closing

  • 21 December 2018-2 January 2019
  • College will close at 6pm on 20 December, and normal services will resume from 9am on 3 January.
  • The Library may have different opening hours to the college during holidays. Check Library opening hours.

Spring term dates

  • 14 January 2019-29 March 2019

Easter closing

  • 18 April 2019-23 April 2019
  • College will close at 6pm on 17 April, and normal services will resume from 9am on 24 April.
  • The Library may have different opening hours to the college during holidays. Check Library opening hours.

Summer term dates

  • 29 April 2019-12 July 2019