Study Abroad Unit

View our term and semester dates for 2022-23

A 'term' refers to the period of time when you can expect classes to be held. A 'semester' includes term-time and weeks when you will be expected to undertake independent study, revision, and exams.

Full year programme dates

  • Welcome week: TBC
  • Leicester Academic Year: 26 September 2022 - 9 June 2023
  • Calendar Year (alternative assessments*): 9 January 2023 - 15 December 2023
  • Calendar Year: 9 January 2023  - 14 January 2024.

*Students wishing to take alternative assessments in order to depart the UK in December should refer to the section on Exams below.

Semester 1 (Fall/ September start)

  • Welcome Week: TBC
  • Semester 1 with alternative assessments: 26 September 2022 - 16 December 2022
  • Semester 1: 26 September 2022 - 15 January 2023
  • Semester 1 examinations: 9 January 2023 - 16 January 2023

Semester 2 (Spring/ January start)

  • Welcome: TBC
  • Semester 2: 9 January 2023 - 9 June 2023
  • Semester 2 examinations: 1 May 2023 to 9 June 2023

Exams

Please note that students taking classes in some scientific subjects including Biological Science, Mathematics, Geology, and Engineering will be required to stay for the full examination period in January and/or Summer as applicable.

Airport pick-up service

The Study Abroad Unit will be in touch with all offer-holders regarding the airport pick-up service as soon as detailed information is available.

Vacations and holidays

  • Christmas: 16 December 2022 - 9 January 2023
  • Easter: 31 March 2023 - 1 May 2023
  • Summer: 9 June 2023 - 25 September 2023

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