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Semester dates 2021-2022

St Andrews has two semesters each year: Martinmas semester from September to December and Candlemas semester from February to May.

Semester 1: Martinmas semester

Monday 13 September to Monday 20 December 2021

WeekWeek commencingEvents
Pre-sessional Monday 6 September 2021 Orientation week
Week 1 Monday 13 September 2021 Teaching begins
Week 2 Monday 20 September 2021  
Week 3 Monday 27 September 2021  
Week 4 Monday 4 October 2021  
Week 5 Monday 11 October 2021  
Week 6 Monday 18 October 2021 Independent Learning Week (ILW)
Raisin Monday: 18 October
Week 7 Monday 25 October 2021  
Week 8 Monday 1 November 2021  
Week 9 Monday 8 November 2021  
Week 10 Monday 15 November 2021  
Week 11 Monday 22 November 2021  
Week 12 Monday 29 November 2021 Revision Week
Graduation: Tuesday 30 November and Wednesday 1 December
Exams begin: Saturday 4 December
Week 13 Monday 6 December 2021 Semester 1 examinations
Week 14 Monday 13 December 2021 Semester 1 examinations
Week 15 Monday 20 December Semester 1 examinations finish: Monday 20 December
Christmas vacation begins: Tuesday 21 December

Christmas vacation and inter-semester break

Tuesday 21 December to Friday 14 January 2022

WeekWeek beginningEvents
Christmas vacation Monday 20 December 2021  
Christmas vacation Monday 27 December 2021  
Inter-semester Monday 3 January 2022  
Inter-semester Monday 10 January 2022  

Semester 2: Candlemas semester

Monday 17 January to Friday 27 May 2022

WeekWeek commencingEvents
Week 1 Monday 17 January 2022 Teaching begins
Week 2 Monday 24 January 2022  
Week 3 Monday 31 January 2022  
Week 4 Monday 7 February 2022  
Week 5 Monday 14 February 2022  
Vacation Monday 21 February 2022 February vacation
Week 6 Monday 28 February 2022  
Week 7 Monday 7 March 2022  
Week 8 Monday 14 March 2022  
Week 9 Monday 21 March 2022  
Week 10 Monday 28 March 2022  
Week 11 Monday 4 April 2022  
Week 12 Monday 11 April 2022 Revision week
Week 13 Monday 18 April 2022 Revision week
Exams begin: Saturday 23 April
Week 14 Monday 25 April 2022 Semester 2 examinations
May Dip: Sunday 1 May
Week 15 Monday 2 May 2022 Semester 2 examinations
May Day holiday: Monday 2 May
Week 16 Monday 9 May 2022 Semester 2 examinations finish: Tuesday 10 May
  Monday 16 May 2022  
  Monday 23 May 2022  

Summer

Monday 30 May to Friday 2 September 2022

WeekWeek commencingEvents
Summer week 1 Monday 30 May 2022  
Summer week 2 Monday 6 June 2022  
Graduation week Monday 13 June Graduation ceremonies