Term dates

Full-time further education courses

Students will receive an invite to their enrolment and induction sessions, specific to the course they are studying.

Term 1 – Autumn 2023
EnrolmentThursday 24 – Thursday 31 August
Induction (New students)Monday 4 – Wednesday 6 September
Teaching beginsThursday 7 September
Half termMonday 30 October – Friday 3 November
Non-teaching day*Tuesday 12 December
Teaching endsWednesday 20 December
Term 2 – Spring 2024
Teaching beginsMonday 8 January
Half termMonday 12 – Friday 16 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 6 March
Teaching endsFriday 22 March
Term 3 – Summer 2024
Teaching beginsMonday 8 April
Non-teaching day*Friday 26 April
Half termMonday 27 – 31 May
Teaching endsFriday 28 June

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

Term dates for higher education courses

University of South Wales

Term 1 – Autumn 2023
Term startsMonday 11 September
Half termMonday 30 October – Friday 3 November
Non-teaching day*Tuesday 12 December
Term endsFriday 22 December
Term 2 – Spring 2024
Term startsMonday 8 January
Half termMonday 12 – Friday 16 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 6 March
Term endsFriday 22 March
Term 3 – Summer 2024
Term startsMonday 8 April
Non-teaching day*Friday 26 April
Term endsFriday 3 May

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Term 1 – Autumn 2023
Term startsMonday 11 September
Half termMonday 30 October – Friday 3 November
Non-teaching day*Tuesday 12 December
Term endsFriday 22 December
Term 2 – Spring 2024
Term startsMonday 8 January
Half termMonday 12 – Friday 16 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 6 March
Term endsFriday 22 March
Term 3 – Summer 2024
Term startsMonday 8 April
Non-teaching day*Friday 26 April
Term endsFriday 10 May

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

Pearson

Term 1 – Autumn 2023
Term startsMonday 11 September
Half termMonday 30 October – Friday 3 November
Non-teaching day*Tuesday 12 December
Term endsFriday 22 December
Term 2 – Spring 2024
Term startsMonday 8 January
Half termMonday 12 – Friday 16 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 6 March
Term endsFriday 22 March
Term 3 – Summer 2024
Term startsMonday 8 April
Non-teaching day*Friday 26 April
Half termMonday 27 – Friday 31 May
Term endsFriday 14 June

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

Full-time further education courses

Students will receive an invite to their enrolment and induction sessions, specific to the course they are studying.


Term 1 – Autumn 2024
Induction (Level 3 year 2 only) Thursday 29 August
Induction (All students excluding Level 3 year 2)Monday 2 – Wednesday 4 September
Teaching beginsThursday 5 September
Half termMonday 28 October – Friday 1 November
Non-teaching day*Thursday 5 – Friday 6 December
Teaching endsThursday 19 December
Term 2 – Spring 2025
Teaching beginsMonday 6 January
Non-teaching day*Thursday 13 February
Half termMonday 24 – Friday 28 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 19 March
Teaching endsFriday 11 April
Term 3 – Summer 2025
Teaching beginsMonday 28 April
Half termMonday 26 – Friday 30 May
Teaching endsFriday 27 June

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

Term dates for higher education courses

University of South Wales

Term 1 – Autumn 2024
Term startsMonday 9 September
Half termMonday 28 October – Friday 1 November
Non-teaching day*Thursday 5 – Friday 6 December
Term endsFriday 20 December
Term 2 – Spring 2025
Term startsMonday 6 January
Half termMonday 24 – Friday 28 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 19 March
Term endsFriday 11 April

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

Cardiff Metropolitan University

Term 1 – Autumn 2024
Term startsMonday 9 September
Half termMonday 28 October – Friday 1 November
Non-teaching day*Thursday 5 – Friday 6 December
Term endsFriday 20 December
Term 2 – Spring 2025
Term startsMonday 6 January
Half termMonday 24 February – Friday 28 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 19 March
Term endsFriday 11 April
Term 3 – Summer 2025
Term startsMonday 28 April
Term endsFriday 16 May

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

Pearson

Term 1 – Autumn 2024
Term startsMonday 9 September
Half termMonday 28 October – Friday 1 November
Non-teaching day*Thursday 5 – Friday 6 December
Term endsFriday 20 December
Term 2 – Spring 2025
Term startsMonday 6 January
Half termMonday 24 February – Friday 28 February
Non-teaching day*Wednesday 19 March
Term endsFriday 11 April
Term 3 – Summer 2025
Term startsMonday 28 April
Half termMonday 26 May – Friday 30 May
Term endsFriday 6 June

*Students should not attend college on a non-teaching day

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