Governance

Key dates

View of Colchester Campus lake

2021-22 academic year

Event Begins Ends Notes
Autumn Term Thursday 7 October 2021 Friday 17 December 2021 Some teaching dates for students vary according to campus, degree level and course. First year undergraduate students should arrive earlier than the start date shown in order to attend University and departmental Welcome events
Spring Term Monday 17 January 2022 Friday 25 March 2022

 

 

 

Summer Term Monday 25 April 2022 Friday 1 July 2022

 

 

 

Winter Graduation Wednesday 12 January 2022  Thursday 13 January 2022  Students who have their award conferred in Autumn term will be eligible to attend a ceremony at our Winter Graduation across the 12 and 13 January 2022. 
Spring Graduation Monday 28 March 2022  Friday 1 April 2022  Students who would have expected to attend our July 2020 or July 2021 Graduation ceremonies will be eligible to attend Spring Graduation. Spring Graduation is being run exclusively for these students.
Summer Graduation Monday 18 July 2022 Friday 22 July 2022 Students who will have their award conferred between 1 January 2022 and 8 July 2022 will be eligible to attend Summer Graduation.

Other key dates

Graduation

We are very pleased to confirm that, subject to Government COVID-19 guidance, we now expect to run Graduation ceremonies in 2022.  More information on each of the Graduations scheduled for 2022, please refer to the Graduation webpages. Enquiries about Graduation should be directed to graduation@essex.ac.uk

 

Registration and timetables

Exam dates

Students with a Tier 4 or student visa

If you have a Tier 4 or student visa to study in the UK, you will need to make sure you are aware of the term dates that apply to you and understand your visa conditions and responsibilities.

University diary

2022-23 academic year

Event Begins Ends Notes
Autumn Term Thursday 6 October 2022 Friday 16 December 2022
Some teaching dates for students vary according to campus, degree level and course. First year undergraduate students should arrive earlier than the start date shown in order to attend University and departmental Welcome events
Spring Term Monday 16 January 2023 Friday 24 March 2023

 

 

Summer Term Monday 24 April 2023 Friday 30 June 2023

 

 

Graduation to be confirmed  

2023-24 academic year

Event Begins Ends
Autumn Term Thursday 5 October 2023 Friday 15 December 2023
Spring Term Monday 15 January 2024 Friday 22 March 2024
Summer Term Monday 22 April 2024 Friday 28 June 2024