Academic Calendar 2020/2021

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Academic Calendar 2020/2021

Please note that due to the COVID-19 pandemic the Academic Calendar 2020/21 may be subject to change

  AUGUST 2020
AUTUMN ONLINE RESIT EXAMINATIONS Mon 17th - Sat 29th
ROLLOVER OF ACADEMIC YEAR DATA (display of new module specifications) Mon 24th
REGISTRATION OF OPEN EDUCATION STUDENTS (ONLINE) Mon 31st - Fri 25th Sep
  SEPTEMBER 2020
REGISTRATION OF CONTINUING STUDENTS (ONLINE) Wed 9th - Fri 25th
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS & GRADUATE TRAINING AWARD BOARD Mon 14th - Thur 17th
REGISTRATION OF FIRST YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS (ONLINE) Thur 17th - Fri 25th
REGISTRATION OF INCOMING FIRST YEAR POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS (ONLINE) Mon 21st - Fri 2nd Oct
ORIENTATION OF FIRST YEAR UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS & INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS (Partially Online) Mon 21st - Fri 2nd Oct
ORIENTATION OF NEW POSTGRADUATE STUDENTS - TAUGHT AND RESEARCH (Partially Online) Mon 21st - Fri 2nd Oct
ORIENTATION OF OPEN EDUCATION STUDENTS Mon 21st - Fri 2nd Oct
INCOMING OPEN EDUCATION STUDENTS WELCOME DAY Mon 21st - Fri 2nd Oct
PROMULGATION OF AUTUMN RESULTS ONLINE Tues 22nd
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTY Wed 23rd -Thur 24th
AUTUMN FACULTY AWARD BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREES Wed 30th - Fri 2nd Oct
  OCTOBER 2020
LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION FOR FIRST YEAR AND CONTINUING STUDENTS  Fri 2nd 
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING OF APPEALS, ASSESSMENT REVIEWS AND RECHECKS (AUTUMN EXAMINATIONS) Fri 2nd 
BEGINNING OF SEMESTER 1 - START OF LECTURES Mon 5th Oct
CHANGE OF MODULE CHOICE (Excl. Open Education) Mon 5th - Fri 9th 
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPEALS (POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS ONLY) Fri 16th 
MEETING OF EXAMINATIONS APPEALS BOARD Mon 19th
LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF SOFT BOUND THESES FOR INTERNAL/EXTERNAL EXAMINATION FOR THOSE WISHING TO MEET SPRING FACULTY RESEARCH AWARD BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREES Thur 22nd 
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED Mon 26th
CLOSING DATE FOR RECEIPT OF DEFERRAL OF ACADEMIC YEAR APPLICATIONS FOR THIS ACADEMIC YEAR Fri 30th
CLOSING DATE FOR WITHDRAWALS: "FREE FEE TUITION" UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES Fri 30th
CLOSE OF REGISTRATION FOR ACADEMIC YEAR 2020/21 (excluding Open Education students) (except programmes commencing Semester 2) Late Registration Fee applies Fri 30th
  NOVEMBER 2020
GRADUATION CEREMONIES  TBC
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION AND AWARDS BOARDS FOR FULL TIME MASTERS PROGRAMMES WITH LATE SUBMISSION DATES FOR DISSERTATION (WHICH COULD NOT BE CONSIDERED AT THE SEPT BOARDS) Wed 11th
PROMULGATION OF EXAM RESULTS ONLINE - FULL TIME MASTERS PROGRAMMES AS ABOVE Fri 13th
OPEN DAYS Fri 20th - Sat 21st 
LATEST DATE FOR REGISTRATION FOR REPEAT AND DEFERRED STUDENTS NOVEMBER PABs Mon 23rd 
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING APPEALS, ASSESSMENT REVIEWS AND RECHECKS - FULL TIME MASTERS AS ABOVE Mon 23rd 
LATEST DATE FOR PUBLICATION OF EXAMINATION TIMETABLE (Semester 1 Examinations) Mon 30th Nov
  DECEMBER 2020
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARD - FINAL YEAR MASTERS & BSc NURSING PROGRAMMES Mon 7th Dec
END OF SEMESTER 1 LECTURES Sat 12th
EXAM STUDY PERIOD FOR SEMESTER 1 ASSESSMENT Mon 14th - Sat 19th
UNIVERSITY CLOSED (provisional) Thurs 24th - Fri 1st Jan (prov)
  JANUARY 2021
EXAM STUDY PERIOD FOR SEMESTER 1 EXAMS Mon 28th Dec - Sat 2nd 
ONLINE SEMESTER 1 EXAMINATIONS  Tues 5th - Sat 9th
INTER - SEMESTER BREAK (where applicable) Mon 11th - Sat 16th 
ORIENTATION FOR SEMESTER 2 ONLY - STUDENTS WITH SEMESTER 2 START ONLY Thurs 14th - Fri 15th
BEGINNING OF SEMESTER 2 Mon 18th Jan
LAST DATE FOR REGISTRATION (Semester 2 start only - late registration fee applies thereafter) Mon 18th 
CHANGE OF MODULE CHOICE SEMESTER 2 Mon 18th - Fri 22nd
MEETINGS OF PROGRAMME BOARD EXAMINATION REVIEW COMMITTEES (Semester 1 Examinations) Tue 19th - Fri 29th 
FACULTY AWARDS BOARD FOR RESEARCH DEGREES - SPRING CONFERRING Wed 20th - Fri 22nd
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS FOR SPRING CONFERRING Wed 27th - Fri 29th 
CLOSING DATE FOR WITHDRAWALS: "HALF FEE TUITION" UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAMMES Fri 29th 

FINAL CLOSE OF REGISTRATION (Semester 2 Start)

Fri 29th 
  FEBRUARY 2021
PROMULGATION OF EXAMINATION RESULTS ONLINE (Semester One) Thurs 4th 
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTY (Semester One Results) Mon 8th - Wed 10th 
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING APPEALS, ASSESSMENT REVIEWS AND RECHECKS (from February PABs for Spring Conferring only) Mon 15th 
Mid - Semester Break  Mon 15th - Sat 20th

DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF APPEALS (POSTGRADUATE RESEARCH STUDENTS ONLY)

Fri 19th 

  MARCH 2021
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARD Mon 1st 
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED Wed 17th 
GRADUATION CEREMONIES TBC
ACADEMIC STRUCTURE INFORMATION FROM FACULTIES TO REGISTRY Wed 31st 
  APRIL 2021
GOOD FRIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED  Fri 2nd 
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED Mon 5th 
LATEST DATE FOR PUBLICATION OF EXAMINATION TIMETABLE (Semester 2 Examinations Including Open Education) Thur 8th 
END OF SEMESTER 2 LECTURES (except BEd and PME(Primary)) Sat 17th 
EXAM STUDY PERIOD Mon 19th - Sun 2nd May 
  MAY 2021
END OF SEMESTER 2 LECTURES (BEd and PME (Primary)) Sat 1st 
Public Holiday (First Monday in May)

Mon 3rd 

EXAM STUDY PERIOD (BEd and PME (Primary) Mon 3rd - Sun 9th 
SEMESTER 2 EXAMINATIONS (BEd and PME (Primary) exams commence Monday 10th May) Tue 4th - Mon 17th May 
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES FORM FOR EXAMS Thurs 20th 
LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF RESULTS BY EXAMINERS TO FACULTY OFFICE Mon 24th 
  JUNE 2021
RESULTS REVIEW IN FACULTIES (including PBERC meetings for programmes that do not have a PAB) Mon 31st May - Thurs 3rd June
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED Mon 7th 
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS & GRADUATE TRAINING AWARD BOARD Fri 4th - Thurs 10th 
PROMULGATION OF EXAMINATION RESULTS ONLINE Wed 16th 
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTY Thurs 17th - Fri 18th 
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING OF APPEALS, ASSESSMENT REVIEWS AND RECHECKS Mon 28th 
LATEST DATE FOR PUBLICATION OF CONTINUOUS ASSESSMENT DETAILS AND SUBMISSION DATES Mon 28th 
LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF SOFT BOUND THESES FOR INTERNAL/EXTERNAL EXAMINATION FOR THOSE WISHING TO MEET AUTUMN FACULTY BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREES TBC
  JULY 2021
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARD Fri 9th 
LATEST DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF ANNUAL PROGRESS REPORTS FOR RESEARCH STUDENTS TBC
  AUGUST 2021
PUBLIC HOLIDAY: UNIVERSITY CLOSED Mon 2nd 
PERIOD FOR AUTUMN/RESIT EXAMINATIONS  TBC
CLOSING DATE FOR SUBMISSION OF EXTENUATING CIRCUMSTANCES FORM FOR AUG/RESIT EXAMS TBC
  SEPTEMBER 2021
MEETINGS OF PROGRESSION & AWARD BOARDS & GRADUATE TRAINING AWARD BOARD TBC
PROMULGATION OF RESULTS ONLINE TBC
PERIOD OF CONSULTATION FOR STUDENTS WITH FACULTY TBC
CLOSING DATE FOR LODGING OF APPEALS, ASSESSMENT REVIEWS AND RECHECKS TBC
AUTUMN FACULTY AWARD BOARDS FOR RESEARCH DEGREES TBC
  OCTOBER 2021
MEETING OF APPEALS BOARD TBC