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Term dates
at UCA

To help you plan your time at university we've pulled together all the important dates for the academic year.

These will vary slightly depending on the level of study and when your course starts. So, take a look and pop them in your calendar so you can stay on top of what’s happening when - from term dates to results day.

Pre-degree course
term dates

Term dates for the Access Diploma and the Foundation Diploma starting September 2022:

  • Online Enrolment Opens: 22nd August 2022
  • Enrolment and Induction: 5th September - 16th September 2022
  • Term 1:  19th September - 16th December 2022
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 - 6th January 2023
  • Term 2: 9th January – 31st March 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th Apr 2023
  • Term 3: 17th April - 16th June 2023
  • Notification of Results: Awarding Body dependent

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023

Integrated Foundation course
term dates

  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Stage 1: 26th September 2022 - 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 - 6th January 2023
  • Term 2: 30th January – 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th - 22nd September 2023
  • Term 1: 25th September - 26th January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 - 5th January 2024
  • Term 2: 29th January – 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024
  • Graduation: July 2024 

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024

Undergraduate course
term dates

  • Enrolment and Induction: 31st January - 4th February 2022
  • Term 1: 7th February - 13th May 2022
  • Easter Vacation: 4th - 22nd April 2022
  • Term 2: 16th May – 29th July 2022
  • Term 3: 1st August - 16th September 2022

Bank holidays 2022:

  • 15th April 2022 (Good Friday)
  • 18th April 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • 2nd May 2022
  • 2nd - 3rd June 2022
  • 29th August 2022
  • Online Enrolment Opens: 5th September 2022
  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Term 1: 26th September 2022 - 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 - 6th January 2023
  • Term 2: 30th January – 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023
  • Graduation: July 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Online Enrolment Opens: 9th January 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 23rd - 27th January 2023
  • Term 1: 30th January - 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023
  • Term 2: 29th May – 8th September 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th - 22nd September 2023
  • Term 1: 25th September 2023 - 26th January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 - 5th January 2024
  • Term 2: 29th January – 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024
  • Graduation: July 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 22nd - 26th January 2024
  • Term 1: 29th January - 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024
  • Term 2: 27th May – 6th September 2024

Bank holidays

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024

Integrated Pre-Masters course
term dates

  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Term 1: 26th September 2022 - 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 – 6th January 2023
  • Term 2: 30th January - 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023
  • Term 3: 29th May – 15th September 2023
  • Study Weeks (Indicicative): 10th July - 4th August 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023

Postgraduate course
term dates

  • Enrolment and Induction: 20th - 24th September 2021
  • Semester 1: 27th September 2021 - 28th January 2022
  • Christmas Vacation: 17th December 2021 – 7th January 2022 
  • Semester 2: 31st January - 3rd June 2022
  • Easter Vacation: 4th - 22nd April 2022
  • Semester 3: 6th June – 23rd September 2022
  • Study Weeks (Indicicative): 25th July - 19th August 2022

Bank holidays 2022:

  • 15th April 2022 (Good Friday)
  • 18th April 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • 2nd May 2022
  • 2nd - 3rd June 2022
  • 29th August 2022
  • Unit 1: 11th October 2021 - 4th February 2022
  • Christmas Vacation: 17th December 2021 – 7th January 2022
  • Unit 2: 21st March - 8th July 2022
  • Easter Vacation: 15th - 22nd April 2022

Bank holidays 2022

  • 15th April 2022 (Good Friday)
  • 18th April 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • 2nd May 2022
  • 2nd - 3rd June 2022
  • 29th August 2022
  • Enrolment and Induction: 31st January - 4th February 2022
  • Semester 1: 7th February - 10th June 2022
  • Easter Vacation: 4th - 22nd April 2022
  • Semester 2: 13th June - 23rd September 2022
  • Study Week: 26th - 30th September 2022
  • Semester 3: 3rd October 2022 – 3rd February 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 - 6th January 2023

Bank holidays 2022:

  • 15th April 2022 (Good Friday)
  • 18th April 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • 2nd May 2022
  • 2nd - 3rd June 2022
  • 29th August 2022
  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Term 1: 26th September 2022 - 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 – 6th January 2023
  • Term 2: 30th January - 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023
  • Term 3: 29th May – 22nd September 2023
  • Study Weeks (Indicicative): 10th July - 4th August 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Term 1: 26th September - 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 – 6th January 2023
  • Term 2: 30th January - 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023

Bank holidays

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Stage 1: 26th September 2022 - 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 – 6th January 2023
  • Inter-semester break: 30th January - 10th March 2023
  • Stage 2: 13th March - 7th July 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 10th - 21st April 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 23rd - 27th January 2023
  • Term 1: 30th January - 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023
  • Term 2: 29th May – 8th September 2023
  • Term 3: 11th September 2023 - 22nd January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 - 5th January 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th - 22nd September 2023
  • Term 1: 25th September 2023 - 26th January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 – 5th January 2024
  • Term 2: 29th January - 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024
  • Term 3: 27th May – 20th September 2024
  • Study Weeks (Indicative): 6th July - 2nd August 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th - 22nd September 2023
  • Term 1: 25th September 2023 - 26th January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 – 5th January 2024
  • Term 2: 29th January - 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th - 22nd September 2023
  • Stage 1: 25th September 2023 - 26th January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 – 5th January 2024
  • Inter-semester break: 29th January - 1st March 2024
  • Stage 2: 4th March - 28th June 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 22nd - 26th January 2024
  • Term 1: 29th January - 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024
  • Term 2: 27th May – 6th September 2024
  • Term 3: 9th September 2024 - 24th January 2025
  • Christmas Vacation: 16th December 2024 - 3rd January 2025

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024

International course
term dates

  • Enrolment and Induction: 31st January - 11th February 2022
  • Stage 1: 14th February - 6th May 2022
  • Easter Vacation: 4th – 22nd April 2022
  • Stage 2: 9th May – 8th July 2022
  • Stage 3: 11th July - 9th September 2022

Bank holidays 2022:

  • 15th April 2022 (Good Friday)
  • 18th April 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • 2nd May 2022
  • 2nd - 3rd June 2022
  • 29th August 2022
  • Enrolment and Induction: 31st January - 4th February 2022
  • Stage 1: 7th February - 3rd June 2022
  • Easter Vacation: 4th – 22nd April 2022
  • Stage 2: 6th June – 16th September 2022

Bank holidays 2022:

  • 15th April 2022 (Good Friday)
  • 18th April 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • 2nd May 2022
  • 2nd - 3rd June 2022
  • 29th August 2022
  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Stage 1: 26th September 2022 – 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th December 2022 - 6th January 2023
  • Stage 2: 30th January - 26th May 2023 
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 23rd - 27th January 2023
  • Stage 1: 30th January - 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd – 14th April 2023
  • Stage 2: 29th May – 8th September 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th - 23rd September 2022
  • Stage 1: 26th September 2022 – 27th January 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 19t December 2022 - 6th January 2023
  • Stage 2: 30th January – 26th May 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 23rd - 27th January 2023
  • Stage 1: 30th January - 2nd June 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd – 14th April 2023
  • Stage 2: 5th June – 15th September 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th – 22nd September 2023
  • Stage 1: 25th September 2023 – 26th January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 - 5th January 2024
  • Stage 2: 29th January - 24th May 2024 
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 22nd - 26th January 2024
  • Stage 1: 29 January- 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th Marcj – 15th April 2024
  • Stage 2: 27th May – 6th September 2024

Bank holidays

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th – 22nd September 2023
  • Stage 1: 25th September 2023 – 26th January 2024
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 - 5th January 2024
  • Stage 2: 29th January - 24th May 2024 
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 22nd - 26th January 2024
  • Stage 1: 29th January - 24th May 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March – 15th April 2024
  • Stage 2: 27th May – 6th September 2024

Bank holidays:

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024

Pre-Doctorate: Research Degree Preparation
term dates

  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th – 23rd September 2022 
  • Block 1: 26th September – 4th November 2022 
  • Block 2: 7th November - 16th December 2022
  • Christmas Vacation: 19th Decemeber 2022 - 6th January 2023
  • Block 3: 9th January – 3rd February 2023

  • Enrolment and Induction: 13th - 17th February 2023
  • Block 1: 20th February – 31st March 2023
  • Easter Vacation: 3rd - 14th April 2023
  • Block 2: 24th April - 26th May 2023
  • Block 3: 5th – 23rd June 2023

Bank holidays:

  • 7th April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • 10th April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • 1st May 2023
  • 29th May 2023
  • 28th August 2023
  • Enrolment and Induction: 18th - 22nd September 2023 
  • Block 1: 25th September – 3rd November 2023 
  • Block 2: 6th November - 15th December 2023
  • Christmas Vacation: 18th December 2023 - 5th January 2024
  • Block 3: 8th January – 2nd February 2024
  • Enrolment and Induction: 19th – 23rd February 2024
  • Block 1: 26th February – 19th April 2024
  • Easter Vacation: 25th March - 5th April 2024
  • Block 2: 22nd April - 31st May 2024
  • Block 3: 3rd – 28th June 2024

Bank holidays

  • 29th March 2024 (Good Friday)
  • 1st April 2024 (Easter Monday)
  • 6th May 2024
  • 27th May 2024
  • 26th August 2024