Dates of Term

Session 2015/2016

Dates of Term should be read in conjunction with the University’s residency requirements for full-time students as set out in section 3.1 of Student Rules and       Regulations http://www.aber.ac.uk/en/media/departmental/aqro/rulesandregs/2014-15/Student-Rules-and-Regulations-2014-15.pdf 

Formal, timetabled classes will not take place during vacation periods, but fieldwork, work experience placements and other activities may do.

Dates of Term

Session 2015/2016

Michaelmas  Term  (1)

Monday   21/09/2015 – Saturday 12/12/2015

Welcome/Induction/Registration

Monday 21/09/2015 to Friday 25/09/2015

Semester 1 Teaching

Monday 28/09/2015 – Saturday 12/12/2015

Christmas Vacation

Monday 14/12/2015 – Saturday 02/01/2016 

Vacation period for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for students on the International Foundation Programme.

Lent Term (2)

Monday 04/01/2016 – Saturday 19/03/2016

Semester 1 Examinations

Wednesday 06/01/2016 – Tuesday 19/01/2016

Induction/Preparation for Semester 2

Wednesday 20/01/2016 – Saturday 23/01/2016

Semester 2 Teaching

Monday 25/01/2016 – Saturday 19/03/2016

Easter Vacation

Monday 21/03/2016 – Saturday 09/04/2016 

Vacation period for full-time undergraduate and postgraduate students, and for students on the International Foundation Programme.

Easter Term  (3)

Monday 11/04/2016 – Saturday 28/05/2016

Semester 2 teaching

Monday 11/04/2016 – Saturday 30/04/2016

Reading/Revision Week

Monday 02/05/2016 – Saturday 07/05/2016

Semester 2 Examinations

Monday 09/05/2016 – Saturday 28/05/2016

The period from Monday 30/05/2016 to the beginning of the 2016/17 Session is a vacation period for full-time undergraduate students and for students on the International Foundation Programme. Students should however ensure that they are available to take resit exams in Aberystwyth during the August supplementary examination period. Note that full-time postgraduate taught students will continue to pursue their studies during this period.

PGCE Secondary Course Dates of Term: 

Session 2015/2016

Michaelmas  Term  (1)

Tuesday   01/09/2015 – Saturday 19/12/2015 

Lent Term (2)

Monday 4/1/2016 – Saturday 26/3/2016 

Easter Term  (3)

Monday 11/4/2016 – Saturday 18/06/2016 

Supplementary Examinations

15 August - 24 August 2016

 

 Please note that Induction and Preparation periods at the beginning of semester 1 and 2 are integral parts of the academic year. Students are expected to be resident in Aberystwyth during these periods and  to participate in activities as arranged by the University and by academic departments.