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Academic Year Structure 2017–18

Week Dates 2017/18
(week beginning)
Outline Structure of Academic Year 2017/18 Notes
1 28 Aug Supplemental Examinations Statutory Term (Michaelmas) begins
2 4 Sep
3 11 Sep    
4 18 Sep Freshers’ Week/Undergraduate Orientation Week  
5 25 Sep Teaching Week 1 Michaelmas Lecture term begins
6 2 Oct Teaching Week 2  
7 9 Oct Teaching Week 3  
8 16 Oct Teaching Week 4  
9 23 Oct Teaching Week 5  
10 30 Oct Teaching Week 6 (Monday, Public Holiday)  
11 6 Nov Teaching Week 7 – Study Week  
12 13 Nov Teaching Week 8  
13 20 Nov Teaching Week 9  
14 27 Nov Teaching Week 10  
15 4 Dec Teaching Week 11  
16 11 Dec Teaching Week 12 ←Michaelmas term ends Sunday 17 December 2017
17 18 Dec Christmas Period
(College closed 22 December 2017 to 1 January 2018, inclusive)
 
18 25 Dec  
19 1 Jan  
20 8 Jan Foundation Scholarship Examinations Note: it may be necessary to hold some exams in the preceding week.
21 15 Jan Teaching Week 1 Hilary Term begins
22 22 Jan Teaching Week 2  
23 29 Jan Teaching Week 3  
24 5 Feb Teaching Week 4  
25 12 Feb Teaching Week 5  
26 19 Feb Teaching Week 6  
27 26 Feb Teaching Week 7 – Study Week  
28 5 Mar Teaching Week 8  
29 12 Mar Teaching Week 9  
30 19 Mar Teaching Week 10 (Monday, Public Holiday)  
31 26 Mar Teaching Week 11 (Friday, Good Friday)  
32 2 Apr Teaching Week 12 (Monday, Easter Monday) ←Hilary Term ends Sunday 8 April 2018
33 9 Apr Revision Trinity Week (Monday, Trinity Monday)
Trinity Term begins
34 16 Apr Revision  
35 23 Apr Revision  
36 30 Apr Annual Examinations 1 Annual Examination period: Four weeks followed by five weeks for marking, examiners’ meetings, publication of results, Courts of First Appeal and Academic Appeals.
37 7 May Annual Examinations 2 (Monday, Public Holiday)
38 14 May Annual Examinations 3
39 21 May Annual Examinations 4
40 28 May Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results
41 4 Jun Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results (Monday, Public Holiday)
42 11 Jun Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results
43 18 Jun Marking/Courts of Examiners/Results/Courts of First Appeal
44 25 Jun Courts of First Appeal/Academic Appeals ← Statutory (Trinity) Term ends Sunday 1 July 2018
45 to 52 2 Jul – 26 Aug Postgraduate dissertations/theses/research 1-8 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 26 August 2018

Assessment, Progress and Graduation, Academic Registry, April 2017
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