Academic Calendar

Find important dates such as the start of term, exams week and graduations ceremonies.

Academic calendars to download or print

Academic Calendar 2015-2016 (PDF 82KB)

Academic Calendar 2016-2017 (PDF 79KB)

Semester Dates 2015 - 2016

   

2015

 
  • Tuesday 29 September 2015

Start of first semester
(Monday is a local holiday)

2016

 
  • Friday 29 January 2016
End of first semester
  • Monday 1 February 2016
Start of second semester
  • Friday 29 April
End of second semester teaching
  • Friday 20 May 2016
End of second semester for all students except Final Year Honours students
  • Monday 30 May 2016
Start of third semester (where applicable)
  • Thursday 16 June 2016
End of second semester for Final Year Honours students
  • Friday 9 September 2016
End of third semester

Full details are available in the Academic Calendar for 2015-2016

Semester Dates 2016 - 2017

   

2016

 
  • Monday 26 September 2016

Start of first semester

2017

 
  • Friday 27 January 2017
End of first semester
  • Monday 30 January 2017
Start of second semester
  • Friday 19 May 2017
End of second semester for all students except Final Year Honours students
  • Monday 29 May 2017
Start of third semester (where applicable)
  • Thursday 15 June 2017
End of second semester for Final Year Honours students
  • Friday 8 September 2017
End of third semester

Semester Dates 2017 - 2018

   

2017

 
  • Tuesday 26 September 2017

Start of first semester
(Monday is a local holiday)

2018

 
  • Friday 26 January 2018
End of first semester
  • Monday 29 January 2018
Start of second semester
  • Friday 18 May 2018
End of second semester for all students except Final Year Honours students
  • Monday 28 May 2018
Start of third semester (where applicable)
  • Thursday 14 June 2018
End of second semester for Final Year Honours students
  • Friday 7 September 2018
End of third semester

International Students and Working During Studies

If you are under Tier 4 visa rules this information applies to you.

Term-time - 20 hours a week maximum

You are allowed to work a maximum of 20 hours a week during term-time if you are a Student/Tier 4 Student visa holder.

What is Term-Time?

If any of the following apply to you, you are considered as being in term-time and cannot work full-time:

  • You are doing any academic work or attending classes and/or lectures 
  • Preparing for exams/re-sits
  • Doing coursework
  • Writing essays or a dissertation/thesis/project

Even if there is a specified RGU vacation (such as summer/Christmas), you can only work up to 20 hrs a week if you are doing any of the above (reading week/s do not count as vacation time).

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