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Solent University splits the academic year into three terms: the autumn term, the spring term and the summer term.

First year students start the autumn term a week earlier than other students, giving them a chance to enjoy welcome week and settle into life here on campus.

First year students' Welcome Week  21 September 2020 
Start of autumn term  28 September 2020
 End of autumn term 18 December 2020
Start of spring term
Directed study and assessments 
11 January 2021 
Period 2 teaching commences  25 January 2021
End of spring term  2 April 2021 
Start of summer term  19 April 2021
Assessment boards and students' results  14 June 2021
Graduation ceremonies (2019/20 graduates)
Graduation ceremonies (2020/21 graduates)
After careful consideration, the University has taken the decision to postpone all graduation ceremonies which were due to be held in July 2021. Read more

To download the full 2020/21 calendar, please follow the link below:

Academic calendar 2020/21

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