Cardiff University 2017/18

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Cardiff University 2017/18


These dates apply to undergraduate modular programmes.

Non-modular, postgraduate and health-related programmes may have alternative semester dates.

Enrolment weekMonday 25 September 2017Friday 29 September 2017
Autumn semesterMonday 2 October 2017Friday 26 January 2018
Christmas recessSaturday 16 December 2017Sunday 7 January 2018
Examination periodMonday 15 January 2018Friday 26 January 2018
Spring semesterMonday 29 January 2018Friday 15 June 2018
Easter recessSaturday 24 March 2018Sunday 15 April 2018
Examination periodMonday 14 May 2018Friday 15 June 2018
Resit examination weekMonday 13 August 2018Friday 24 August 2018

Semester dates

You normally will need to arrive one week before the start of the semester in which you are beginning your studies.

This will allow you time to attend orientation, join freshers’ events and settle into your new home.

Fall/Autumn semester 2016/17

Date for new students to arrive: 14 or 15 September 2016.

Please note that students studying for the Autumn semester only may not be expected to return after the Christmas vacation for the examination period. Please check whether alternative assessment will be arranged.

Teaching will end on 9 December 2016 –  this is the end of the semester if you don’t have to take examinations.

Examination period: 9 January – 20 January 2017

Spring semester 2017

Date for new students to arrive: Monday 16 January 2017

Teaching period: 23 January – 9 June 2017

Easter recess: 8 – 30 April 2017

Examining period: 8 May – 9 June 2017

Contact details

International Office

Customer Service Excellence

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