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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.

 

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 16 May–6 June 2018
Semester 2 ends 8 June 2018
Summer graduation 9–20 July 2018

 

2018/19 academic year
Semester 1 starts 17 September 2018
Winter graduation 10–14 December 2018        
Christmas break starts         14 December 2018   
Christmas break ends 14 January 2019
Semester 1 exams 14–25 January 2019
Semester 1 ends 27 January 2019
Semester 2 starts 28 January 2019
Easter break starts 5 April 2019
Easter break ends 29 April 2019
Semester 2 exams 15 May–5 June 2019
Semester 2 ends 7 June 2019
Summer graduation 8–19 July 2019

 

2019/20 academic year
Semester 1 starts 16 September 2019
Winter graduation 9–13 December 2019
Christmas break starts 13 December 2019
Christmas break ends 13 January 2020
Semester 1 exams 13–24 January 2020
Semester 1 ends 26 January 2020
Semester 2 starts 27 January 2020
Easter break starts 27 March 2020
Easter break ends 20 April 2020
Semester 2 exams 13 May–3 June 2020
Semester 2 ends 5 June 2020
Summer graduation 13–24 July 2020