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2025-2026 Calendar

Students must note these dates and ensure their availability to fulfil all academic requirements for their programme of study.  These dates apply to most taught programmes however there are variations to this calendar and all students should check specific programme dates with their Faculty as dates for provision will vary.

The dates are accurate at the time of publication; the University reserves the right to amend them in the light of changing circumstances.  

Please note that apprenticeship programmes are delivered using a 52-week resource model.  Further details as to programme delivery will be provided during on-boarding.

Newcastle Academic Calendar

 

NEWCASTLE CAMPUS

Semester Dates

Semester One

Monday 22 September 2025 to Friday 23 January 2026

Semester Two

Monday 19 January to Friday 29 May 2026

Semester Three

Monday 25 May to Friday 4 September 2026

Assessment Periods

Semester One

Monday 12 January to Friday 23 January 2026

Semester Two

Monday 11 May to Friday 29 May 2026

Semester Three

Monday 24 August to Friday 4 September 2026

RE-ASSESSMENT

Monday 17 August to Friday 21 August 2026

Vacation

Winter Break

Monday 22 December 2025 to Friday 9 January 2026

Spring Break

Monday 30 March to Friday 17 April 2026

Autumn Break

Monday 7 September to Friday 18 September 2026

 

Winter Congregations:    Monday 1 and Tuesday 2 December 2025

Summer Congregations:  Thursday 9 July to Wednesday 15 July 2026

Public Holidays: The University will be closed on the following days in the current academic year.

Thursday 25 December 2025

Wednesday 26 December 2025

Thursday 1 January 2026

Friday 3 April 2026

Monday 6 April 2026

Monday 4 May 2026

Monday 25 May 2026

Monday 31 August 2026

London Campus Academic Calendar

 

London Campus (FT Courses)

Semester Dates

Semester One

Monday 22 September 2025 to Friday 23 January 2026

Semester Two

Monday 26 January to Friday 29 May 2026

Semester Three

Monday 25 May to Friday 4 September 2026

Assessment Periods

Semester One

Monday 12 January to Friday 23 January 2026

Semester Two

Monday 11 May to Friday 29 May 2026

Semester Three

Monday 24 August to Friday 4 September 2026

RE-ASSESSMENT

Monday 17 August to Friday 21 August 2026

Vacation

Winter Break

Monday 22 December 2025 to Friday 9 January 2026

Spring Break

Monday 30 March to Friday 10 April 2026

Autumn Break

Monday 7 September to Friday 18 September 2026

 


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