Semester dates


Academic year 2018/19

The academic year is made up of three semesters; Autumn, Spring and Summer with exams and vacation time between them.
Autumn Semester begins Mon 10 September
10 Sep Teaching week 1 Induction Day – Friday 7 September

Teaching begins Monday 10 September

17 Sep Teaching week 2
24 Sep Teaching week 3
01 Oct Teaching week 4
08 Oct Teaching week 5
15 Oct Teaching week 6
22 Oct Teaching week 7
29 Oct  Reading Week
05 Nov Teaching week 8
12 Nov Teaching week 9
19 Nov Teaching week 10
26 Nov Teaching week 11
03 Dec Teaching week 12

Autumn Semester ends

Teaching ends 7 December
10 Dec
17 Dec  Exams for SQA students (14, 17-20 Dec) 

College closes 22 December

24 Dec College closed
31 Dec  College reopens Thurs 3 January
07 Jan
14 Jan Spring Semester begins

Teaching week 1

Teaching begins Monday 14 January
21 Jan Teaching week 2
28 Jan Teaching week 3
04 Feb Teaching week 4  Academic Training Prorgramme (tbc)
11 Feb Teaching week 5
18 Feb Teaching week 6
25 Feb Teaching week 7
04 Mar Reading Week
11 Mar Teaching week 8
18 Mar Teaching week 9
25 Mar Teaching week 10
01 Apr Teaching week 11
08 Apr Teaching week 12

Spring Semester ends

Teaching ends Friday 12 April
15 Apr
22 Apr Exam week for SQA students
29 Apr Summer Semester begins (* for January intake students only)

Teaching Week 1

Teaching begins Monday 29 April
06 May Teaching week 2
13 May Teaching week 3
20 May Teaching week 4
27 May Teaching week 5
05 June Teaching week 6
10 June Teaching week 7  Summer School (tbc)
17 June Reading week
24 June Teaching week 8
01 July Teaching week 9
08 July Teaching week 10
15 July Teaching week 11
22 July Teaching week 12

Summer Semester ends

Teaching ends Friday 26 July
29 July
05 Aug  Exam week for SQA Students
12 Aug
19 Aug
26 Aug
02 Sept