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Students at graduation

Key dates

From term times to graduation, here are the key dates to note in your diary during The University of Manchester’s academic year.

2016/17 academic year
Semester 1 starts 19 September 2016
Winter graduation 12–16 December 2016
Christmas break starts 16 December 2016
Christmas break ends 16 January 2017
Semester 1 exams 16–27 January 2017
Semester 1 ends 29 January 2017
Semester 2 starts 30 January 2017
Easter break starts 31 March 2017
Easter break ends 24 April 2017
Semester 2 exams 18 May – 7 June 2017
Semester 2 ends 9 June 2017
Summer graduation 10–21 July 2017

 

2017/18 academic year
Semester 1 starts 18 September 2017
Winter graduation 11–15 December 2017
Christmas break starts 15 December 2017
Christmas break ends 15 January 2018
Semester 1 exams 15–26 January 2018
Semester 1 ends 28 January 2018
Semester 2 starts 29 January 2018
Easter break starts 23 March 2018
Easter break ends 16 April 2018
Semester 2 exams 15 May – 5 June 2018
Semester 2 ends 8 June 2018
Summer graduation 9–20 July 2018