Most of our programmes are organised into semesters. Our academic year incorporates two semesters, each lasting 15 weeks
Academic year calendar
For the full academic calendar, visit the student portal, MyLSBU.
2017/18 academic year
Enrolment starts Friday 15 September 2017.
- Semester 1 runs from Monday 25 September 2017 to Friday 26 January 2018
- Semester 2 runs from Monday 29 January 2018 to Friday 8 June 2018
- Term 1 runs from Monday 18 September 2017 to Friday 15 December 2017
- Term 2 runs from Monday 8 January 2018 to Friday 16 March 2018
- Term 3 runs from Monday 16 April 2018 to Friday 8 June 2018
- The Christmas holiday lasts three weeks and runs from Monday 18 December 2017 to Friday 5 January 2018
- The Easter holiday lasts 3 weeks and runs from Monday 26 March 2018 to Friday 13 April 2018
- The May Day holiday is Monday 7 May 2018
- The Spring Bank holiday is Monday 28 May 2018
- The Summer Bank holiday is on Monday 27 August 2018
Other important events/dates
- Recess Week falls in the week beginning Monday 28 May 2018
- Subject Area Boards fall in the week beginning Monday 25 June 2018
- Award and Progression Boards fall in the week beginning Monday 2 July 2018
- If you are writing your dissertation or thesis then the above holidays are not considered a holiday period until you have submitted.
- If you are a PhD student then LSBU term-times and holidays do not apply to you.
- If you are undertaking an integral and assessed work placement as part of your course then this is considered term-time.
2018/19 academic year
Welcome Week, including Enrolment and Induction, runs from Friday 14 September 2018 to Friday 21 September 2018.
- Semester 1 runs from Monday 24 September 2018 to Friday 25 January 2019
- Semester 2 runs from Monday 28 January 2019 to Friday 7 June 2019
- The Christmas holiday lasts three weeks and runs from Monday 17 December 2018 to Friday 4 January 2019
- The Easter holiday lasts three weeks and runs from Monday 8 April 2019 to Friday 26 April 2019
- The May Day holiday is on Monday 6 May 2019
- The Spring Bank Holiday is on Monday 28 May 2019
- The Summer Bank Holiday is on Monday 26 August 2019
Other important events/dates
- Revision Week begins on Monday 27 May 2019
- Award and Progression Boards fall in the week beginning Monday 1 July 2019
Ask a question
Tel: 0800 923 8888
Tel: +44 (0) 20 7815 6100Get in touch
25 February 2018World Education Fair Bucharest - Day two
27 February 2018Meet our inspiring Law division alumni
28 February 2018BSc (Hons) Product Design/BSc (Hons) Engineering Product Design Information Session
1 March 2018Research today: Dr John Opute discusses collective bargaining in Nigeria
6 March 2018What law firms and clients look for in trainee and junior lawyers
7 March 2018Engineering Experience Day
7 March 2018School of Business Employability Conference and Annual Careers evening
7 March 2018Creative customer communication networks: a strategic approach
7 March 2018Professor Matt Field: What has experimental psychology done for behavioural medicine?
7 March 2018Can we break down barriers in sport?
LSBU wins Accountancy College of the Year for second year running
21 February 2018
LSBU is ranked tenth for diversity by top recruitment firm for 2017
13 February 2018
His Royal Highness The Duke of York officially opens South Bank Engineering University Training College
9 February 2018
LSBU's new Passmore Centre set to boost Southwark apprenticeships
7 February 2018
Peter Tatchell to speak at LSBU Global Panel discussion for LGBT Month
5 February 2018
LSBU University student wins national bursary for engineering talent
29 January 2018
Dynamic partnership with London South Bank University and the V & A proves a hit
24 January 2018
Professor David Nutt: Psychedelics and the 1960s mind
22 January 2018
LSBU hosts first Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association conference
13 January 2018