University Of Edinburgh Key Dates

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University Of Edinburgh Key Dates

Key dates within the 2016/17 session to support the academic administrative cycle

If you wish to view the key dates noted on this page in a printable format, click on the file below:

2016-17 Key Dates v3 (108.63 KB PDF)

Semester 1

WeekW/BeginningActivities
Welcome Week 2016/712 Sep 2016Welcome Week (begins 10th September);

Deadline for communication of progression decisions to students (following outcome of resit diet)

01.19 Sep 2016Start of Teaching
02.26 Sep 2016Graduation application open for winter ceremony attendance
03.03 Oct 2016Cancel new students with no matriculation action (excluding PTUS, Research and ODL students);

Cancel courses for new and continuing students who have not had attendance confirmed

04.10 Oct 2016
05.17 Oct 2016
06.24 Oct 2016Cancel or withdraw students who have failed to complete matriculation (excluding PTUS, Research and ODL students)

Census point 24th-28th

Thursday 27th October: Exam timetable published

07.31 Oct 2016Friday 4th November at noon: Deadline for publication of PGT awards for winter graduation ceremonies by Schools
08.07 Nov 2016
09.14 Nov 2016
10.21 Nov 201623rd-29th November Graduations
11.28 Nov 201623rd-29th November Graduations
12.5 Dec 20168th-21st December Exams
13.12 Dec 20168th-21st December Exams
14.19 Dec 20168th-21st December Exams
15.26 Dec 201622nd December: 2016/7 Winter vacation begins
16.02 Jan 20172017 Winter vacation

Semester 2

WeekW/BeginningActivity
Welcome Week Semester 209 Jan 201711th – 15th – Welcome for students commencing studies in January
18.16 Jan 2017Start of Teaching
19.23 Jan 2017Annual Data check via bulk email to students to check details held within record are accurate

23rd – 27th – Tier 4 Census Point 2