Information for timetablers

Timetabling process timeline 2020-21

Term dates 2020-21

Term dates table
Semester 1 2020 28 September 2020 - 29 January 2021
Semester 2 2021 01 February 2021 - 25 June 2021

For further details of the breakdown of the 2020 - 2021 academic year please see Key to Weeks.

For dates furter into the future, please see the main university term dates page.

Key to Weeks

The Key to Weeks details the term weeks for each term and how they are numbered on the timetabling system.

Key to Weeks 2020-2021 (PDF - 17Kb)

Standard teaching hour

Schools are reminded that the standard teaching hour begins on the hour, and finishes at 10 minutes to the hour. Timetabling would be grateful if you could ensure that all teaching staff within your School/department are reminded of the arrangements.

University teaching day

University teaching day
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday  0900-1900
Wednesday  0900-1300
 Friday  0900-1800
For guidance on Wednesday afternoon timetabling, please consult the Timetabling Policy.

Access for disabled students and staff

If you have any students or staff with mobility difficulties or particular equipment needs, please contact Timetabling as soon as possible to discuss the options available. Please also refer any students with disabilities to the Disability, Mental Health and Learning Support service for advice.

How to make changes to teaching bookings or student groupings

As part of the Timetabling Project, a Change Control process has recently been introduced for submitting timetable change requests, and changes to student groups. Please see Timetable Change Control Process for details.


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