Key calendar dates at Ulster University

The next key calendar date is
1 June
Spring semester ends


Public holidays for staff can be found within people and culture.

Proposed dates for graduation are available on the graduation site.

View the events page for further information on events at Ulster University.

2018

Event Date Information
Examinations begin 8 January
UCAS applications close 15 January Application deadline for all courses except those with a 24 March 2018 deadline. Applications reviewed by this date must be given equal academic consideration.
Autumn Semester ends 26 January
Spring semester begins 29 January 16 weeks - ends 1 June
Closing date for Annual PhD Studentship Competition 19 February
UCAS Fair NI 28 February - 1 March
Easter Vacation 26 March - 6 April Easter Sunday 1 April
Parents' information event 14 April
Revision Week 8 May - 11 May
Examinations begin 14 May
Spring semester ends 1 June
Summer graduation (Coleraine) 2 July - 3 July The Diamond Hall, Coleraine Campus
Summer graduation (Jordanstown & Belfast) 4 July - 7 July Waterfront Hall, Belfast
Summer graduation (Magee) 9 July - 10 July Millenium Forum
Summer Semester begins 23 July 8 weeks - ends 14 September
Supplementary Examinations 15 August - 23 August
Examinations begin 3 September
Open day Jordanstown 4 September - 6 September Jordanstown
Summer Semester ends 14 September
Introductory Period 17 September - 21 September
Open day Coleraine 22 September Coleraine
Autumn Semester begins 24 September 15 weeks - ends 25 January
Open day Magee 29 September Magee
Christmas Vacation 17 December - 4 January

2019

Event Date Information
Examinations begin 7 January
Autumn Semester ends 25 January
Spring semester begins 28 January 16 weeks - ends 31 May
Easter Vacation 19 April - 6 May Easter Sunday 21 April
Revision Week 7 May - 10 May
Examinations begin 13 May
Spring semester ends 31 May
Summer Semester begins 22 July 8 weeks - ends 13 September
Supplementary Examinations 14 August - 22 August
Examinations begin 2 September
Summer Semester ends 13 September
Introductory Period 16 September - 20 September
Autumn Semester begins 23 September 15 weeks - ends 24 January
Christmas Vacation 16 December - 3 January

2020

Event Date Information
Examinations begin 6 January
Autumn Semester ends 24 January
Spring semester begins 27 January 16 weeks - ends 29 May
Easter Vacation 6 April - 17 April Easter Sunday 12 April
Revision Week 5 May - 8 May
Examinations begin 11 May
Spring semester ends 29 May
Summer Semester begins 20 July 8 weeks - ends 11 September
Supplementary Examinations 12 August - 20 August
Examinations begin 31 August
Summer Semester ends 11 September
Introductory Period 14 September - 18 September
Autumn Semester begins 21 September Ends 22 January 2021
Christmas Vacation 14 December - 1 January