Key dates

Undergraduate students

Academic year 2022 - 2023

Date (week commencing)Student schedule
30 August 2022 University Induction begins online
5 September 2022 Early starters (Health, Psychology and Social Care and Initial Teacher Education) programme induction and enrolment
12 - 16 September 2022 Concentrated time for completion of University Induction
17 September 2022 Halls intake weekend 
19 - 23 September 2022 Programme level induction and enrolment 
26 September - 16 December 2022 Semester one - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity
19 December 2022 - 6 January 2023 Winter holiday period
9 - 13 January 2023 Semester One - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity
16 - 27 January 2023 Assessment period
30 January 2023 Welcome week/​Refreshers/​January induction. Digital and on-campus skills development for new starters
6 February - 31 March 2023 Semester two - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity alongside experiential and transitional activities
3 - 14 April 2023 Spring holiday period
17 April - 2 June 2023 Semester two - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity alongside experiential and transitional activities
22 May - 2 June 2023 Assessment period

University of Derby Online students

Academic year 2022-2023

DateStudent schedule
26 September - 2 December 2022 Autumn teaching weeks (ten weeks in total)
5 - 9 December 2022 Assessment week
23 - 27 January 2023 Assessment board week
30 January - 7 April 2023 Spring teaching weeks (ten in total)
10 - 14 April 2023 Assessment week
22 - 26 May 2023 Assessment board week
29 May - 4 August 2023 Summer teaching weeks (ten in total)
7 - 11 August 2023 Assessment week
18 - 22 September 2023 Assessment board week

Future undergraduate academic year calendars

Academic year 2023 - 2024

Date (week commencing)Student schedule
28 August 2023 Digital and on-campus skills-building for new early starters
4 September 2023 Early starters (Health, Psychology and Social Care and ITE) induction and enrolment. Digital and on-campus skills-building for new early starters
11 - 25 September 2023 Induction and University subject skills development 
25 September - 16 December 2023 Semester one - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity
18 December 2023 - 5 January 2024 Winter holiday period
8 - 12 January 2024 Semester one - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity
15 - 26 January 2024 Assessment period
29 January 2024 Welcome week/​Refreshers/​January induction. Digital and on-campus skills development for new starters
5 February - 22 March 2024 Semester two - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity alongside experiential and transitional activities
25 March - 5 April 2024 Spring holiday period
8 April - 31 May 2024 Semester two - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity alongside experiential and transitional activities
20 May - 31 May 2024 Assessment period

Academic year 2024 - 2025

Date (week commencing)Student schedule
26 August 2024 Digital and on-campus skills-building for new early starters
2 September 2024 Early starters (Health, Psychology and Social Care and ITE) induction and enrolment. Digital and on-campus skills-building for new early starters
9 - 23 September 2024 Induction and University subject skills development
23 September - 13 December 2024 Semester one - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity
16 December 2024 - 3 January 2025 Winter holiday period
6 - 10 January 2025 Semsester one - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity
13 - 24 January 2025 Assessment period
27 January 2025 Welcome week/​Refreshers/​January induction. Digital and on-campus skills development for new starters
3 February - 11 April 2025 Semester two - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity alongside experiential and transitional activities
14 - 25 April 2025 Spring holiday period
28 April - 30 May 2025 Semester two - Core learning, teaching and assessment timetabled activity alongside experiential and transitional activities
19 - 30 May 2025 Assessment period