Academic calendar

ARU's Academic Calendar contains information on all the key dates you need for the academic year, including teaching weeks, examination periods and vacations for all taught courses.

Please note: the calendar information provided on these pages is for delivery of courses at ARU's main campuses in Cambridge, Chelmsford, Peterborough, London, and our associate colleges throughout the UK (except Arden University).

2022/23 academic year

Trimester 1

Welcome Week: 12–6 September 2022

Trimester 1 reaching (11+1 weeks): 19 September–9 December 2022

Examinations: 12–16 December 2022

Trimester 2

Welcome Week: 9–3 January 2023

Trimester 2 reaching (11+1 weeks): 16 January–21 April 2023

Examinations: 24 April–5 May 2023

Trimester 3

Welcome Week: 2–5 May 2023

Trimester 3 reaching (11+1 weeks): 8 May–28 July 2023

Examinations: 31 July–4 August 2023

Vacation

Christmas vacation: Monday 19 December 2022–Monday 2 January 2023 (inclusive)

Easter vacation: Monday 3 April–Friday 14 April 2023 (inclusive)