Dates (University Almanac)

Key academic dates

Please note that the academic dates below relate to the standard teaching, examination and term dates for undergraduate and postgraduate students at the University.

Start dates for Postgraduate Research programmes may vary by programme and you should contact your Research Supervisor for more information.

  2021/222022/23
Welcome Week 20 to 24 September 2021 19 to 23 September 2022
Teaching Block 1 27 September to 17 December 2021 26 September to 16 December 2022 
Winter vacation (students) 20 December 2021 to 7 January 2022 19 December 2022 to 6 January 2023
January assessment period 10 to 21 January 2022 9 to 20 January 2023
Teaching Block 2 24 January to 6 May 2022 23 January to 5 May 2023
Winter degree congregations TBC TBC
Spring vacation (students) 4 to 22 April 2022 27 March to 14 April 2023
Summer revision week 9 to 13 May 2022 8 to 12 May 2023
Summer assessment period 16 May to 6 June 2022 15 May to 2 June 2023
Summer vacation (students) 13 June 2022 to TBC Beginning 9 June 2023
Summer degree congregations TBC TBC
Reassessment period 15 to 25 August 2022 TBC

Note: Winter and Summer congregations morning and afternoon

University closure days (CD) and bank holidays (BH)

  2021/222022/23
Winter closure

Friday 24 December 2021 (CD)
Monday 27 December 2021 (BH)
Tuesday 28 December 2021 (BH)
Wednesday 29 December 2021 (CD)
Thursday 30 December 2021 (CD)
Friday 31 December 2021 (CD)
Monday 3 January 2022 (BH)
Tuesday 4 January 2022 (CD)

Friday 23 December 2022 (CD)
Monday 26 December 2022 (BH)
Tuesday 27 December 2022 (BH)
Wednesday 28 December 2022 (CD)
Thursday 29 December 2022 (CD)
Friday 30 December 2022 (CD)
Monday 2 January 2023 (BH)
Tuesday 3 January 2023 (CD)

Spring closure Friday 15 April 2022 (BH)
Monday 18 April 2022 (BH)
Tuesday 19 April 2022 (CD)
Friday 7 April 2023 (BH)
Monday 10 April 2023 (BH)
Tuesday 11 April 2023 (CD)
May bank holidays Monday 2 May 2022 (BH)
Thursday 2 June 2022 (BH)
Friday 3 June 2022 (BH)

Monday 1 May 2023 (BH)
Monday 29 May 2023 (BH)

Summer closure

Monday 29 August 2022 (BH)
Tuesday 30 August 2022 (CD)

Monday 28 August 2023 (BH)
Tuesday 29 August 2023 (CD)

BH = bank holiday

CD = closure day

University key dates calendar

Current students and staff can view the University of Bristol key dates calendar in Outlook. Guidance for adding to your own calendar.

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