Lancaster University term dates

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  • Academic Year 2020-2021

    Michaelmas term

    2 October 2020 - 11 December 2020

    • Arrivals period: 19–27 September
    • Welcome period: 21 September – 2 October

    Lent term

    8 January 2021 - 19 March 2021

    Summer term

    16 April 2021 - 25 June 2021

    Degree ceremonies

    Degree Congregations in 2020/21 have been postponed with all affected students invited to future ceremonies.

    While planning for Degree Congregations are ongoing, we are keeping all dates under review subject to advice from Government and public health officials.

  • Academic Year 2021-2022

    Welcome Week

    4-8 October 2021

    Michaelmas term

    8 October 2021 - 17 December 2021

    Lent term

    14 January 2022 - 25 March 2022

    Summer term

    22 April 2022 - 1 July 2022

    Degree ceremonies

    Degree Congregations (higher degrees): 15-17 December 2021 (including graduands from 2020)

    Degree Congregations: 18 July - 29 July 2022 (including graduands from 2020, 2021 and 2022)

    While planning for Degree Congregations are ongoing, we are keeping all dates under review subject to advice from Government and public health officials.

Last updated: 15 April 2021

These dates are correct at the time of publishing, but may be subject to change as a result of the current pandemic.

A number of degree schemes, such as Medicine, observe different term dates.

Please note that the above term dates do not apply to postgraduate courses; please contact your academic department for more specific information.

For guidance on how our University term dates affect your ability to work or, if you are an employer, your ability to contract a student visa holder to work, please see our guidance or visit https://www.gov.uk/check-job-applicant-right-to-work.

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