College Calendar & Term Dates

2023-24 Calendar

These dates apply to students on further education and higher education courses in any of our 10 campuses/sites (unless stated otherwise). However, your tutor will always tell you if you have specific days of study leave or other commitments throughout the year. If you need us outside of the term dates below please feel free to contact our main reception, who are open all year except for the Christmas closure.

For a full list of all college open events and taster days, please visit our events page.


Autumn Term

4th Sept 2023FE term starts
18th Sept 2023New HE students start (induction week)
21st Sept & 22nd 2023Returning HE students start
23rd Oct 2023Half term
10th November 2023Graduation
14th Dec 2023Term ends

Spring Term

3rd Jan 2024FE & HE start of term
12th Feb 2024Half term
28th March 2024Term ends

Summer Term

15th Apr 2024FE & HE start of term
27th May 2024Half term
7th June 2024HE end of term
20th June 2024Bicton CareersFest
5th July 2024FE end of term
4th & 5th July 2024CareersFest