Academic dates - Study Abroad and Erasmus

Find out key dates for your autumn and spring semesters, including when to arrive, when teaching starts, exams and holidays. 

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

2021/22 dates

Autumn semester dates 2021
ActivityDate
Welcome and Orientation 20 - 24 September
Teaching weeks 27 September - 17 December
Winter vacation 20 December - 7 January
January assessment period 10 - 21 January
Autumn semester end date 22 January
Spring semester dates 2022
ActivityDate
Welcome and Orientation 19 January
Teaching weeks 24 January - 6 May
Spring vacation 4 - 22 April
Summer revision week 9 - 13 May
Summer assessment period 16 May - 3 June
Spring semester end date 12 June
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