Dates (University Almanac)

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Open days and visit days

Undergraduate open days 10 September 2022
Undergraduate campus tours August 2022
Postgraduate virtual open events (academic) 21 November - 9 December 2022
Postgraduate virtual open events (central services) 23 - 27 January 2023
Postgraduate open day 22 March 2023

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.

  2021/222022/232023/24
Welcome Week 20 to 24 September 2021 19 to 23 September 2022  18 to 22 September 2023
Teaching Block 1 27 September to 17 December 2021 26 September to 16 December 2022   25 September to 15 December 2023
Autumn degree congregations N/A 7 to 14 November 2022  TBC
Winter vacation (students) 20 December 2021 to 7 January 2022 19 December 2022 to 6 January 2023  18 December 2023 to 5 January 2024
January assessment period 10 to 21 January 2022 9 to 20 January 2023  8 to 19 January 2024
Teaching Block 2 24 January to 6 May 2022 23 January to 5 May 2023  22 January to 3 May 2024
Winter degree congregations N/A 14 to 16 February 2023  TBC
Spring vacation (students) 4 to 22 April 2022 27 March to 14 April 2023  25 March to 12 April 2024
Spring degree congregations 8 to 14 April 2022 N/A  N/A
Summer revision week 9 to 13 May 2022 8 to 12 May 2023  7 to 10 May 2024
Summer assessment period 16 May to 6 June 2022 15 May to 2 June 2023  13 to 31 May 2024
Summer vacation (students) Beginning 13 June Beginning 9 June 2023  Beginning 10 June 2024
Summer degree congregations 5 to 19 July 2022 TBC  TBC
Reassessment period 15 to 25 August 2022 TBC  TBC

Note: Winter and Summer congregations morning and afternoon

University closure days and bank holidays

2021/22

Winter 2021/22 closure

  • Friday 24 December 2021 (closure day)
  • Monday 27 December 2021 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 28 December 2021 (bank holiday)
  • Wednesday 29 December 2021 (closure day)
  • Thursday 30 December 2021 (closure day)
  • Friday 31 December 2021 (closure day)
  • Monday 3 January 2022 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 4 January 2022 (closure day)

Spring 2022 closure

  • Friday 15 April 2022 (bank holiday)
  • Monday 18 April 2022 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 19 April 2022 (closure day)

May 2022 bank holidays

  • Monday 2 May 2022
  • Thursday 2 June 2022
  • Friday 3 June 2022

Summer 2022 closure

  • Monday 29 August 2022 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 30 August 2022 (closure day)

2022/23

  • Monday 19 September 2022 (bank holiday)

Winter 2022/23 closure

  • Friday 23 December 2022 (closure day)
  • Monday 26 December 2022 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 27 December 2022 (bank holiday)
  • Wednesday 28 December 2022 (closure day)
  • Thursday 29 December 2022 (closure day)
  • Friday 30 December 2022 (closure day)
  • Monday 2 January 2023 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 3 January 2023 (closure day)

Spring 2023 closure

  • Friday 7 April 2023 (bank holiday)
  • Monday 10 April 2023 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 11 April 2023 (closure day)

May 2023 bank holidays

  • Monday 1 May 2023
  • Monday 29 May 2023

Summer 2023 closure

  • Monday 28 August 2023 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 29 August 2023 (closure day)

2023/24

Winter 2023/24 closure

  • Friday 22 December 2023 (closure day)
  • Monday 25 December 2023 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023 (bank holiday)
  • Wednesday 27 December 2023 (closure day)
  • Thursday 28 December 2023 (closure day)
  • Friday 29 December 2023 (closure day)
  • Monday 1 January 2024 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024 (closure day)

Spring 2024 closure

  • Friday 29 March 2024 (bank holiday)
  • Monday 1 April 2024 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 2 April 2024 (closure day)

May 2024 bank holidays

  • Monday 6 May 2024
  • Monday 27 May 2024

Summer 2024 closure

  • Monday 26 August 2024 (bank holiday)
  • Tuesday 27 August 2024 (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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