Term dates

Most of our courses are taught in trimesters running from September to December and January to May with breaks at Easter and Christmas. Some courses run into a third trimester and other courses start in January. All dates are inclusive.

2016-2017

Trimester dates

  • Inductions: From 3 September 2016 and 4 January 2017
  • Trimester 1: 5 September - 17 December 2016
  • Trimester 2: 9 January - 6 May 2017
  • Trimester 3: 15 May - 26 August 2017

Holiday dates

  • Christmas break: 19 December 2016 - 3 January 2017
  • Inter-trimester week: 4 - 8 January 2017
  • Easter break: 10 - 23 April 2017
  • Inter-trimester week: 7 - 14 May 2017

Assessment dates

  • Trimester 1: 5 - 17 December 2016
  • Trimester 2: 24 April - 6 May 2017
  • Trimester 3: 14 - 26 August 2017

2017-2018

Trimester dates

  • Inductions: From 2 September 2017 and 3 January 2018
  • Trimester 1: 4 September - 16 December 2017
  • Trimester 2: 8 January - 5 May 2018
  • Trimester 3: 14 May - 25 August 2018

Holiday dates

  • Christmas break: 17 December 2017 - 2 January 2018
  • Inter-trimester week: 3 - 7 January 2018
  • Easter break: 26 March - 8 April 2018
  • Inter-trimester week: 6 - 13 May 2018

Assessment dates

  • Trimester 1: 4 - 16 December 2017
  • Trimester 2: 27 April - 5 May 2018
  • Trimester 3: 13 - 25 August 2018

2018-2019

Trimester dates

  • Inductions: From 8 September 2018 and 9 January 2019
  • Trimester 1: 10 September - 22 December 2018
  • Trimester 2: 14 January - 11 May 2019
  • Trimester 3: 20 May - 31 August 2019

Holiday dates

  • Christmas break: 23 December 2018 - 6 January 2019
  • Inter-trimester week: 7 - 13 January 2019
  • Easter break: 15 - 28 April 2019
  • Inter-trimester week: 13 - 19 May 2019

Assessment dates

  • Trimester 1: 10 - 22 December 2018
  • Trimester 2: 29 April - 11 May 2019
  • Trimester 3: 19 - 31 August 2019

2019-2020

Trimester dates

  • Inductions: From 7 September 2019 and 8 January 2020
  • Trimester 1: 9 September - 21 December 2019
  • Trimester 2: 13 January - 9 May 2020
  • Trimester 3: 18 May - 29 August 2020

Holiday dates

  • Christmas break: 22 December 2019 - 5 January 2020
  • Inter-trimester week: 6 - 12 January 2020
  • Easter break: 10 - 26 April 2020
  • Inter-trimester week: 11 - 17 May 2020

Assessment dates

  • Trimester 1: 9 - 21 December 2019
  • Trimester 2: 27 April - 9 May 2020
  • Trimester 3: 17 - 29 August 2020

2020 - 2021

Trimester dates

  • Inductions: From 5 September 2020 and 6 January 2021
  • Trimester 1: 7 September - 19 December 2020
  • Trimester 2: 11 January - 8 May 2021
  • Trimester 3: 17 May - 28 August 2021

Holiday dates

  • Christmas break: 20 December 2020 - 4 January 2021
  • Inter-trimester week: 4 - 10 January 2021
  • Easter break: 2 - 18 April 2021
  • Inter-trimester week: 10 - 16 May 2021

Assessment dates

  • Trimester 1: 7 - 19 December 2020
  • Trimester 2: 26 April - 8 May 2021
  • Trimester 3: 16 - 28 August 2021

Contact us

Contact our advisers on 0333 900 6040 or use our online enquiry form.