University Of Cumbria Opening Times
Term dates are provided in the format as required by students applying to Student Finance England (SFE) or their alternative funding body.
|Autumn Term||19 September 2016 to 16 December 2016|
|Spring Term||09 January 2017 to 07 April 2017|
|Summer Term||24 April 2017 to 02 June 2017|
*Some courses run outside these dates e.g. Nursing and Allied Health Professions programmes (Occupational Therapy, Radiography and Physiotherapy), Creative and Performing Arts programmes and programmes leading to Qualified Teacher Status (PGCE Secondary, PGCE Primary, PGCE Distributed Learning, School Direct and undergraduate 3 and 4 Year QTS courses).
Students who are registered on a course with a non-standard or extended academic year, either at undergraduate or postgraduate level, will be advised of the dates for their course separately.
Public Holidays (England and Wales)
|Sunday 25 December 2016||Christmas Day|
|Monday 26 December 2016||Boxing Day|
|Tuesday 27 December 2016||Christmas Day (substitute day)|
|Sunday 01 January 2017||New Year’s Day|
|Monday 02 January 2017||New Year’s Day (substitute day)|
|Friday 14 April 2017||Good Friday|
|Monday 17 April 2017||Easter Monday|
|Monday 01 May 2017||Early May Bank Holiday|
|Monday 29 May 2017||Spring Bank Holiday|
|Monday 28 August 2017||Summer Bank Holiday|
Further information on public holidays in Scotland or Northern Ireland is available via www.gov.uk/bank-holidays.
Academic Calendar 2016-7**
|19 September 2016||Induction Week|
|26 September 2016||Semester 1 teaching begins (all years)|
|21 November 2016||Graduation Ceremonies week|
|16 December 2016||Semester 1 teaching ends|
|09 January 2017||Semester 1 examination period begins|
|23 January 2017||Semester 2 teaching begins|
|10 April 2017||Easter break commences|
|24 April 2017||Semester 2 teaching recommences|
|01 May 2017||Semester 2 examination period begins|
|17 July 2017||Graduation Ceremonies week|
|14 August 2017||Reassessment examination week|
**The calendar applies to standard undergraduate programmes.