Term Dates

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

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2020
WINTER New students: Wednesday 15 January to Friday 20 March
Returning students: Monday 20 January to Friday 20 March
MATRICULATION Monday 20 January
GRADUATION Friday 20 March – Saturday 21 March
SPRING Monday 6 April to Friday 19 June
GRADUATION Saturday 27 June (Medicine)
SUMMER Monday 13 July to Friday 11 September
GRADUATION Saturday 18 July (Education)
AUTUMN New students: Wednesday 23 September to Friday 11 December
Returning students: Monday 28 September to Friday 11 December
MATRICULATION Monday 28 September
University Closed: Friday 25th December 2020 – Friday 1st January 2021 inclusive, reopening Monday 4th January 2021.
2021
WINTER New students: Wednesday 15 January to Friday 20 March
Returning students: Monday 20 January to Friday 20 March
MATRICULATION Monday 20 January
GRADUATION Friday 20 March – Saturday 21 March
SPRING Monday 5 April – Friday 18 June
SUMMER Returning students: Monday 12 July – Friday 10 September
GRADUATION Saturday 17 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMN New students: Wednesday 22 September – Friday 10 December
Returning students: Monday 27 September – Friday 10 December
MATRICULATION Monday 27 September
University Closed: Monday 27th December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 4th January 2022 
2022
WINTER New students: Wednesday 12 January – Friday 18 March
Returning students: Monday 17 January – Friday 18 March
MATRICULATION Monday 17 January
GRADUATION Friday 18 March – Saturday 19 March
SPRING Monday 4 April to Friday 17 June
SUMMER Returning students: Monday 11 July to Friday 9 September
GRADUATION Saturday 16 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMN New students: Wednesday 21 September to Friday 9 December
Returning students: Monday 26 September to Friday 9 December
MATRICULATION Monday 26 September
AUTUMN New students: Wednesday 21 September to Friday 9 December
Returning students: Monday 26 September to Friday 9 December
MATRICULATION Monday 26 September
University Closed: Monday 26th December 2022 – Monday 2nd January 2023 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 23rd January 2023.
2023
WINTER New students: Wednesday 18 January – Friday 24 March
Returning students: Monday 23 January – Friday 24 March
MATRICULATION Monday 23 January
GRADUATION Friday 24 March – Saturday 25 March
SPRING Monday 10 April – Friday 23 June
SUMMER Returning Students Monday 17 July – Friday 15 September
GRADUATION Saturday 15 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMN New students: Wednesday 27 September – Friday 15 December
Returning students: Monday 2 October – Friday 15 December
MATRICULATION Monday 2 October
University Closed: Monday 25th December 2023 – Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 2nd January 2024
2024
WINTER New students: Wednesday 17 January – Friday 22 March
Returning students: Monday 22 January – Friday 22 March
MATRICULATION Monday 22 January
GRADUATION Friday 22 March – Saturday 23 March
SPRING Monday 8 April – Friday 21 June
SUMMER Returning Students Monday 15 July – Friday 13 September
GRADUATION Saturday 20 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMN New students: Wednesday 25 September – Friday 13 December
Returning students: Monday 30 September – Friday 13 December
MATRICULATION Monday 30 September
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.