Term Dates

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

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2020
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 15 January to Friday 20 March
Returning students:Monday 20 January to Friday 20 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 20 January
GRADUATIONFriday 20 March – Saturday 21 March
SPRINGMonday 6 April to Friday 19 June
GRADUATIONSaturday 27 June (Medicine)
SUMMERMonday 13 July to Friday 11 September
GRADUATIONSaturday 18 July (Education)
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 23 September to Friday 11 December
Returning students:Monday 28 September to Friday 11 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 28 September
University Closed: Friday 25th December 2020 – Friday 1st January 2021 inclusive, reopening Monday 4th January 2021.
2021
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 15 January to Friday 20 March
Returning students:Monday 20 January to Friday 20 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 20 January
GRADUATIONFriday 20 March – Saturday 21 March
SPRINGMonday 5 April – Friday 18 June
SUMMERReturning students:Monday 12 July – Friday 10 September
GRADUATIONSaturday 17 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 22 September – Friday 10 December
Returning students:Monday 27 September – Friday 10 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 27 September
University Closed: Monday 27th December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 4th January 2022 
2022
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 12 January – Friday 18 March
Returning students:Monday 17 January – Friday 18 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 17 January
GRADUATIONFriday 18 March – Saturday 19 March
SPRINGMonday 4 April to Friday 17 June
SUMMERReturning students:Monday 11 July to Friday 9 September
GRADUATIONSaturday 16 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 21 September to Friday 9 December
Returning students:Monday 26 September to Friday 9 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 26 September
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 21 September to Friday 9 December
Returning students:Monday 26 September to Friday 9 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 26 September
University Closed: Monday 26th December 2022 – Monday 2nd January 2023 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 23rd January 2023.
2023
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 18 January – Friday 24 March
Returning students:Monday 23 January – Friday 24 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 23 January
GRADUATIONFriday 24 March – Saturday 25 March
SPRINGMonday 10 April – Friday 23 June
SUMMERReturning StudentsMonday 17 July – Friday 15 September
GRADUATIONSaturday 15 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 27 September – Friday 15 December
Returning students:Monday 2 October – Friday 15 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 2 October
University Closed: Monday 25th December 2023 – Monday 1st January 2024 inclusive, reopening Tuesday 2nd January 2024
2024
WINTERNew students:Wednesday 17 January – Friday 22 March
Returning students:Monday 22 January – Friday 22 March
MATRICULATIONMonday 22 January
GRADUATIONFriday 22 March – Saturday 23 March
SPRINGMonday 8 April – Friday 21 June
SUMMERReturning StudentsMonday 15 July – Friday 13 September
GRADUATIONSaturday 20 July (Medicine and Education)
AUTUMNNew students:Wednesday 25 September – Friday 13 December
Returning students:Monday 30 September – Friday 13 December
MATRICULATIONMonday 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.