Academic dates: year or semester at Bristol

Find out the academic dates for the year, including when to arrive, when teaching starts, exams and holidays.

You are expected to stay in Bristol for the exam period. We can sometimes arrange alternative assessments for January but cannot arranged for the summer exam period. Contact global-opportunities@bristol.ac.uk if you have any questions.

2022/23 dates

Autumn semester dates 2022
ActivityDate
Welcome and orientation 19 to 23 September
Teaching weeks 26 September to 16 December
Winter vacation 19 December to 6 January
January assessment period 9 to 20 January
Autumn semester end date 21 January
Spring semester dates 2023
ActivityDate
Welcome and orientation 18 to 20 January
Teaching weeks 23 January to 5 May
Spring vacation 27 March to 14 April
Summer revision week 8 to 12 May
Summer assessment period 15 May to 2 June
Spring semester end date 9 June
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