University of Bath Key Dates

By | 12th April 2017

University of Bath Key Dates

University of Bath

Semester dates 2016-17

These are the dates for the academic year 2016-17.

View the full official academic year calendar for all academic dates, including examinations.

University of Bath Key Dates, Semester 1

EventDates
New student arrivalsSaturday 24 September 2016 – Sunday 25 September 2016
Induction and Freshers’ WeekMonday 26 September 2016 – Sunday 2 October 2016
Semester 1Monday 3 October 2016 – Friday 16 December 2016
Semester 1 vacationMonday 19 December 2016 – Friday 6 January 2017
Semester 1Monday 9 January 2017 – Friday 27 January 2017

University of Bath Key Dates, Semester 2

EventDates
Semester 2Monday 6 February 2017 – Friday 7 April 2017
Semester 2 vacationMonday 10 April 2017 – Friday 21 April 2017
Semester 2Monday 24 April 2017 – Friday 2 June 2017

 

Our motto

The University motto is: generatim discite cultus.

The motto comes from The Georgics by Virgil, Book II, line 35, in a section where Virgil is talking about understanding the nature of an organism in order to ensure it thrives.

As translated by H.R. Fairclough for Loeb Classical Library (first published in 1916 by Harvard University Press): Learn the culture proper to each after its kind.

As translated by Kimberly Johnson for Penguin Classics (published in 2009): Learn husbandry specific to each species.

In her 50th Anniversary speech, the President and Vice-Chancellor Professor Dame Glynis Breakwell commented that the motto instructs us to “achieve an understanding of our world and strive to use our knowledge to ensure a sustainable future”.