Academic Dates

Important dates to consider for academic year 2019/2020


Semester 1 (Autumn Semester - Monday 23 September 2019 - Friday 24 January 2020)

Airport Meet & Greet Service - Saturday 14 and Sunday 15 September 2019

Introductory period (Orientation/Welcome Week) -  Monday 16 September 2019 - Friday 20 September 2019

(Christmas vacation Monday 16 December 2019 – Friday 3 January 2020)

University Closed - Tuesday 25 December 2019 - Tuesday 1 January 2020

Examinations begin Monday 6 January 2020


Semester 2 (Spring Semester - Monday 27 January 2020 - Friday 29 May 2020)

Airport Meet & Greet Service - Monday 21 January 2020

Orientation - Monday 21 January 2020 - Friday 24 January 2020

St Patrick's Day (University Closed) - Monday 18 March 2020

(Easter vacation Monday 6 April 2020 – Friday 17 April 2020) **Easter Sunday 12 April

University Closed - Monday 22 - Friday 26 April 2020

May Day (University Closed) - Monday 4 May 2020

(Revision week Tuesday 5 May 2020 – Friday 8 May 2020)

Examinations begin Monday 11 May 2020

Semester 3 (Summer Semester)

Teaching begins 20 July 2019

Examinations begin Monday 31 August 2020

Supplementary Examinations Wednesday 12 August 2020 – Thursday 20 August 2020

Please note:

For any student undertaking a module worth 60 credits points, such as a postgraduate student undertaking a Master’s dissertation module, Semester 3 will run from the 1st June to the 23rd September 2019