Term Dates

The dates of terms for the University of Buckingham are shown below:

2021
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 13 January to Friday 19 March
Returning students:Monday 18 January to Friday 19 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 1 February
SPRINGAll students:Monday 5 April – Friday 18 June
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 5 June – Friday 18 June
SUMMERReturning students:Monday 12 July – Friday 10 September
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 22 September – Friday 10 December
Returning students:Monday 27 September – Friday 10 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 11 October
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 27 November – Friday 10 December
University Closed: Monday 27th December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 4th January 2022 
2022
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 12 January – Friday 18 March
Returning students:Monday 17 January – Friday 18 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 17 January
SPRINGAll students:Monday 4 April to Friday 17 June
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 4 June to Friday 17 June
SUMMERReturning students:Monday 11 July to Friday 9 September
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 21 September to Friday 9 December
Returning students:Monday 26 September to Friday 9 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 26 September
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 26 November to Friday 9 December
University Closed: Monday 26th December 2022 – Monday 2nd January 2023 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 3rd January 2023.
2023
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 18 January – Friday 24 March
Returning students:Monday 23 January – Friday 24 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 6 February
SPRINGAll studentsMonday 10 April – Friday 23 June
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 10 June to Friday 23 June
SUMMERReturning StudentsMonday 17 July – Friday 15 September
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 27 September – Friday 15 December
Returning students:Monday 2 October – Friday 15 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 16 October
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 2 December to Friday 15 December
University Closed: Monday 25th December 2023 – Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 2nd January 2024
2024
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 17 January – Friday 22 March
Returning students:Monday 22 January – Friday 22 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 5 February
SPRINGAll students:Monday 8 April – Friday 21 June
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 8 June to Friday 21 June
SUMMERReturning StudentsMonday 15 July – Friday 13 September
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 25 September – Friday 13 December
Returning students:Monday 30 September – Friday 13 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 14 October
EXAMINATIONSSaturday 30 November to Friday 13 December
University Closed Wednesday 25th December 2024 – Wednesday 1st January 2025 inclusive, reopening on Thursday 2nd January 2025.

*See the Joining Instructions for the current arrangements for the registration of new students.