Trimester Calendar

Check term dates, announcement dates and public holidays here at any time of year. Any changes to these dates, including adjustments in light of the UK and Scottish Government's social distancing measures during Covid-19 will be communicated to you via email and updated here too.

Trimester A

  Start date End date Duration
International orientation 25 Sept 2020 27 Sept 2020 three days
Induction 21 Sept 2020 02 Oct 2020 eight days
Teaching 05 Oct 2020 18 Dec 2020 11 weeks
Study period 21-23 Dec 2020 and 5-6 Jan 2021 five days
Trimester A exams 07 Jan 2021 15 Jan 2021 one week + two days
Inter-Trimester break 18 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 one week

Trimester B

  Start date End date Duration
Induction 18 Jan 2021 22 Jan 2021 one week
Teaching 25 Jan 2021 16 Apr 2021 11 weeks + three days
Study week 19 Apr 2021 23 Apr 2021 five days
Trimester B exam diet 26 Apr 2021 12 May 2021 two weeks + two days
Inter-Trimester break 13 May 2021 14 May 2021 two days

Trimester C*

  Start date End date Duration
Teaching 17 May 2021 30 Jul 2021 10 weeks + three days
Study week 02 Aug 2021 06 Aug 2021 one week 
Exam diet 09 Aug 2021 20 Aug 2021 two weeks
Inter-Trimester break 23 Aug 2021 03 Sept 2021 two week 

*Undergraduate courses do not normally have any teaching during this Trimester. Please check Programme Handbook for exceptions 

Next academic year 

Calendar 2021/2022

Graduation

Winter ceremonies
Glasgow 24 and 25 Nov 2020
London 02 Nov 2020

 

Summer ceremonies
Glasgow 6/7/8 July 2021
Publication of module marks and Assessment Board meetings
Trimester A
Internal process for confirming module marks within ISIS 10 Feb 2021
Module marks communicated to students by 15 Feb 2021
Trimester B - for courses graduating at the summer ceremonies
Internal process for confirming module marks within ISIS 28 May 2021
Deadline by which Assessment Boards must have met 04 June 2021
Assessment Board results to be communicated to students by 10 June 2021
Trimester C
Internal process for confirming module marks within ISIS 27 Aug 2021
Deadline by which Assessment Boards must have met 03 Sept 2021
Assessment Board results to be communicated to students by 13 Sept 2021
Taught postgraduate
Assessment Boards (final Masters awards) must be held by 08 Oct 2021
Assessment Board results to be communicated to students by 14 Oct 2021

Statutory holidays - all campuses unless otherwise specified

September Weekend 25 Sept 2020 Glasgow academic only
September Weekend 28 Sept 2020 Glasgow only
Christmas Day 25 Dec 2020  
Boxing Day 26 Dec 2020  
New Years Day 01 Jan 2021  
2nd January 04 Jan 2021 Glasgow only
Good Friday 02 Apr 2021  
Easter Monday 05 Apr 2021  
Early May Bank Holiday 03 May 2021  
Spring Bank Holiday 31 May 2021  
Glasgow Fair 19 July 2021 Glasgow only
Summer Bank Holiday 30 Aug 2021 London only