Bristol Calendar



Bristol University and University of the West of England

Bristol University
Teaching Blocks

2014/15

Welcome Week (week zero)
22 September – 28 September 2014
Teaching Block 1
29 September 2014 – 19 December 2014
January Assessment Period
12 – 23 January 2015
Teaching Block 2
26 January 2015 – 8 May 2015
Summer Assessment Period
18 May – 5 June 2015
2015/16

Welcome Week (week zero)
21 – 25 September 2015
Teaching Block 1
28 September – 18 December 2015
January Assessment Period
11 – 22 January 2016
Teaching Block 2
25 January – 6 May 2016
Summer Assessment Period
16 May – 3 June 2016

Student vacation dates

2014/15

Christmas vacation
Monday 22 December 2014 – Friday 9 January 2015
Easter vacation
Monday 30 March – Friday 17 April 2015
Summer vacation
Monday 15 June – Friday 18 September 2015
2015/16

Christmas vacation
Monday 21 December 2015 – Friday 8 January 2016
Easter vacation
Monday 21 March – Friday 8 April 2016
Summer vacation
Monday 13 June – Friday 16 September 2016

University closures

Easter 2015

Friday 3 April (bank holiday)
Monday 6 April (bank holiday)
Tuesday 7 April (University closure day)
Spring 2015

Monday 4 May 2015 (Early May bank holiday)
Monday 25 May 2015 (Spring bank holiday)
Summer bank holiday 2015

Monday 31 August (bank holiday)
Tuesday 1 September (University closure day)
Christmas 2015

Thursday 24 December (University closure day)
Friday 25 December (bank holiday)
Monday 28 December (bank holiday)
Tuesday 29 December (University closure day)
Wednesday 30 December (University closure day)
Thursday 31 December (University closure day)
New Year 2016

Friday 1 January (Bank Holiday)
Monday 4 January (Closure Day)
Easter 2016

Friday 25 March (Bank Holiday)
Monday 28 March (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 29 March (Closure Day)
Spring 2016

Monday 2 May (Bank Holiday)
Monday 30 May (Bank Holiday)
Summer bank holiday 2016

Monday 29 August (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 30 August (Closure Day)
Christmas 2016

Monday 26 December (Bank Holiday)
Tuesday 27 December (Bank Holiday)
Wednesday 28 December (Closure Day)
Thursday 29 December (Closure Day)
Friday 30 December (Closure Day)
7th Closure Day – Additional day to be taken as annual leave in the 2016 year

UWE Term Times

Welcome Weekend 12 September 2015 – 13 September 2015
Welcome Week 14 September 2015 – 18 September 2015
Autumn Term* 14 September 2015 – 11 December 2015
Awards Ceremonies 23 November 2015 – 27 November 2015
Student vacation 14 December 2015 – 1 January 2016
Spring Term* 4 January 2016 – 18 March 2016
Student vacation 21 March 2016 – 1 April 2016
Summer Term*
4 April 2016 – 17 June 2016**

** End date given is for Undergraduate programmes only. The end date for Postgraduate programmes will vary depending on course. Students who are required to resit assessments may be required to attend until 22 July 2016.

Awards Ceremonies 11 July 2016 – 22 July 2016
Undergraduate programmes

Teaching block 1* 21 September 2015 – 11 December 2015
Student vacation 14 December 2015 – 1 January 2016
Assessment* 4 January 2016 – 15 January 2016
Teaching block 2* 18 January 2016 – 22 April 2016
Student vacation 21 March 2016- 4 April 2016
Assessment* 25 April 2016 – 20 May 2016
Assessment* 11 July 2016 – 22 July 2016
Postgraduate taught programmes

Teaching block 1* 21 September 2015 – 11 December 2015
Student vacation 14 December 2015 – 1 January 2016
Assessment* 4 January 2016 – 15 January 2016
Teaching block 2* 18 January 2016 – 22 April 2016
Student vacation 21 March 2016 – 4 April 2016
Assessment* 25 April 2016 – 6 May 2016
Teaching block 3* 9 May 2016 – 29 July 2016
Assessment* 1 August 2016 – 12 August 2016