Cardiff University 2018 Term Dates

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Cardiff University 2018 Term Dates


These provisional dates apply to undergraduate modular programmes.

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

Enrolment weekMonday 24 September 2018Friday 28 September 2018
Autumn semesterMonday 1 October 2018Sunday 27 January 2019
Christmas recessSaturday 15 December 2018Sunday 6 January 2019
Examination periodMonday 14 January 2019Friday 25 January 2019
Spring semesterMonday 28 January 2019Friday 14 June 2019
Easter recessSaturday 13 April 2019Sunday 5 May 2019
Examination periodMonday 13 May 2019Friday 14 June 2019
Resit examination weekMonday 12 August 2019Friday 23 August 2019

Open Days and visits

Visiting us gives you the opportunity to explore the university campus and facilities, meet students and staff and ask questions – helping you choose the right place to study.

Join us at one of our Open Days on Friday 7 July, Saturday 16 September or Saturday 21 October 9:00-16:00.

Very well organised and informative. Everyone was extremely helpful and friendly.

Open Day attendee, October 2016

On the day

Open days are your chance to get a real first-hand experience of the University and the city.

How to get here

Maps, directions and information to help you plan your journey.

Disability advice

We aim to provide an accessible environment for all applicants, students and visitors.

Other opportunities to visit

If you are unable to attend our Open Days there are other ways you can find out about living and studying at Cardiff University.

Contact us

Undergraduate Recruitment Office