Academic calendar

Semester dates for our UK campuses are listed here and you can find dates for enrolment, teaching, holidays, examination and graduation.

Please note the campus holidays or 'buildings closed' days for each campus.

2019/20 Academic Year
Dates Activity
9-13 September 2019 Welcome Week
16 September – 6 December 2019 Semester 1 teaching
7, 9-10 December 2019 (Edinburgh Campus) (Sat, Mon, Tues) Graduations
9–20 December 2019 Semester 1 exams
23 December 2019 – 10 January 2020 Semester 1 break
13 January – 3 April 2020 Semester 2 teaching
6–24 April 2020
(Easter: 12 April 2020)
Semester 2 break
27 April – 22 May 2020 Semester 2 exams
19 June 2020 (Scottish Borders Campus) Graduations
22–26 June 2020 (Edinburgh Campus) Graduations
6–14 August 2020 Resit exams
5, 7-8 December 2020 (Edinburgh Campus) (Sat, Mon, Tues) Graduations

UK campus holidays 2019/20

The University buildings – except for student halls of residences – will be closed on:

  • 24-31 December 2019
  • 1-2 January 2020
  • 10 April 2020 (Good Friday)
  • 13 April 2020 (Easter Monday)

Closed days to be confirmed.

Dubai and Malaysia Campuses

See also the semester dates for our Dubai and Malaysia Campuses

Key information