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 20 January 2020

Orientation - Tuesday 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


Semester 1 (Autumn Semester - Monday 21 September 2020 - Friday 22 January 2021)

Airport Meet & Greet Service - Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 September 2020

Introductory period (Orientation/Welcome Week) - Monday 14 September 2020 - Friday 18 September 2020

Autumn Semester - Monday 21 September 2020 – Friday 22 January 2021

(Christmas vacation - Monday 14 December 2020 – Friday 1 January 2021)

Examinations begin - Tuesday 5 January 2021

Semester 2 (Spring Semester - Monday 25 January 2021 - Friday 28 May 2021)

Airport Meet & Greet Service - Monday 18 January 2021

Introductory period (Orientation/Welcome Week) - Tuesday 19 January 2021 - Friday 22 January 2021

Spring Semester Monday 25 January 2021 – Friday 28 May 2021

St Patrick's Day (University Closed) - Wednesday 17 March 2021

(Easter vacation Monday 29 March 2021 – Friday 9 April 2021 - Easter Sunday 4 April)

(Revision week Tuesday 4 May 2021 – Friday 7 May 2021)

Examinations begin Monday 10 May 2021

Semester 3 (Summer Semester)

Monday 19 July 2021 – Friday 10 September 2021

Examinations begin Monday 30 August 2021

Supplementary Examinations Wednesday 11 August 2021 – Thursday 19 August 2021