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Dates of terms, exams and graduation

Today is: Saturday, 28 May 2016; week: 35 (Examinations)

2015-16 academic year

Key dates
Event Begins Ends Notes
Autumn term Thursday 1 October 2015 Friday 11 December 2015 Some teaching dates for students vary according to campus, degree level and course. First year undergraduate students should arrive earlier than the start date shown in order to attend University and departmental Welcome events.
Spring term Monday 11 January 2016 Friday 18 March 2016 Easter Day: 27 March 2016
Summer term Monday 18 April 2016 Friday 24 June 2016
Graduation Tuesday 12 July 2016 Friday 15 July 2016 More information about Graduation
Exam dates: main examinations Monday 9 May 2016 Friday 3 June 2016 Exams for specific groups of students may take place at other times. Refer to your Departmental Handbook or contact the Examinations Office.
Exam dates: half-year examinations Monday 4 January 2016 Friday 8 January 2016
Exam dates: re-sit examinations Thursday 1 September 2016 Tuesday 13 September 2016

Timetables

Students with a Tier 4 visa

If you have a Tier 4 visa to study in the UK, you will need to make sure you are aware of the term dates that apply to you and understand your visa conditions and responsibilities.

Clearing 2016

  • Clearing will take place immediately after A-level results are published on Thursday 18 August 2016.

2016-17 academic year

Key dates
Event Begins Ends Notes
Registration
Colchester Campus
Tuesday 4 October 2016 Friday 7 October 2016 More information about Registration.
Registration
Southend Campus
To be confirmed To be confirmed More information about Registration.
Registration
Loughton Campus
Tuesday 27 September 2016 More information about Registration.
Autumn term Thursday 6 October 2016 Friday 16 December 2016 Some teaching dates for students vary according to campus, degree level and course. First year undergraduate students should arrive earlier than the start date shown in order to attend University and departmental Welcome events.
Spring term Monday 16 January 2017 Friday 24 March 2017 Easter Day: 16 April 2017
Summer term Monday 24 April 2017 Friday 30 June 2017
Graduation Tuesday 18 July 2017 Friday 21 July 2017 More information about Graduation

2017-18 academic year

Key dates
Event Begins Ends Notes
Autumn term Thursday 5 October 2017 Friday 15 December 2017 Some teaching dates for students vary according to campus, degree level and course. First year undergraduate students should arrive earlier than the start date shown in order to attend University and departmental Welcome events.
Spring term Monday 15 January 2018 Friday 23 March 2018 Easter Day: 1 April 2018
Summer term Monday 23 April 2018 Friday 29 June 2018
Graduation To be confirmed To be confirmed More information about Graduation