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Academic Year Structure 2016 – 17

Week Dates 2016/17
(week beginning)
Outline Structure of Academic Year 2016/17 Notes
1 29 Aug Supplemental Examinations Statutory Term (Michaelmas) begins
2 5 Sep
3 12 Sep    
4 19 Sep Freshers’ Week/Undergraduate Orientation Week  
5 26 Sep Teaching Week 1 Michaelmas Lecture term begins
6 3 Oct Teaching Week 2  
7 10 Oct Teaching Week 3  
8 17 Oct Teaching Week 4  
9 24 Oct Teaching Week 5  
10 31 Oct Teaching Week 6 (Monday, Public Holiday)  
11 7 Nov Teaching Week 7 – Study Week  
12 14 Nov Teaching Week 8  
13 21 Nov Teaching Week 9  
14 28 Nov Teaching Week 10  
15 5 Dec Teaching Week 11  
16 12 Dec Teaching Week 12 ←Michaelmas term ends Sunday 18 December 2016
17 19 Dec Christmas Period
(College closed 23 December 2016 to 2 January 2017, inclusive)
 
18 26 Dec  
19 2 Jan  
20 9 Jan Foundation Scholarship Examinations Note: it may be necessary to hold some exams in the preceding week.
21 16 Jan Teaching Week 1 Hilary Term begins
22 23 Jan Teaching Week 2  
23 30 Jan Teaching Week 3  
24 6 Feb Teaching Week 4  
25 13 Feb Teaching Week 5  
26 20 Feb Teaching Week 6  
27 27 Feb Teaching Week 7 – Study Week  
28 6 Mar Teaching Week 8  
29 13 Mar Teaching Week 9 (Friday, Public Holiday)  
30 20 Mar Teaching Week 10  
31 27 Mar Teaching Week 11  
32 3 Apr Teaching Week 12 ←Hilary Term ends Sunday 9 April 2017
33 10 Apr Revision
Trinity Week
(Monday, Trinity Monday; Friday, Good Friday)
Trinity Term begins
34 17 Apr Revision (Monday, Easter Monday)  
35 24 Apr Revision  
36 1 May Annual Examinations 1 (Monday, Public Holiday) Annual Examination period: Four weeks followed by five weeks for marking, examiners’ meetings, publication of results, Courts of First Appeal and Academic Appeals.
37 8 May Annual Examinations 2
38 15 May Annual Examinations 3
39 22 May Annual Examinations 4
40 29 May Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results
41 5 Jun Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results (Monday, Public Holiday)
42 12 Jun Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results
43 19 Jun Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results/Courts of First Appeal
44 26 Jun Courts of First Appeal/Academic Appeals ← Statutory (Trinity) Term ends Sunday 2 July 2017
45 to 52 3 Jul – 21 Aug Postgraduate dissertations/theses/Research 8 Eight weeks between end of statutory (Trinity) term and commencement of statutory (Michaelmas) term. This period is also used for writing up Masters dissertations and research theses due for submission in September.
← Ends Sunday 27 August 2017

Assessment, Progress and Graduation, Academic Registry, 16 March 2016
For details of courses taught/examined outside the formal academic year structure, contact the local School or Course Office

A printable version can be found on the Academic Year Structure page