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Semester dates 2022-2023

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

Semester 1: Martinmas semester

Monday 5 September to Monday 26 December 2022

WeekWeek commencingEvents
Pre-sessional Monday 5 September 2022 Orientation week
Week 1 Monday 12 September 2022 Teaching begins
Week 2 Monday 19 September 2022  
Week 3 Monday 26 September 2022  
Week 4 Monday 3 October 2022  
Week 5 Monday 10 October 2022  
Week 6 Monday 17 October 2022 Independent Learning Week (ILW)
Raisin Monday: 17 October
Week 7 Monday 24 October 2022  
Week 8 Monday 31 October 2022  
Week 9 Monday 7 November 2022  
Week 10 Monday 14 November 2022  
Week 11 Monday 21 November 2022  
Week 12 Monday 28 November 2022 Revision Week
Graduation ceremonies
Exams begin: Saturday 3 December
Week 13 Monday 5 December 2022 Semester 1 examinations
Week 14 Monday 12 December 2022 Semester 1 examinations
Week 15 Monday 19 December 2022 Semester 1 examination finish date to be confirmed
Christmas vacation start date to be confirmed

Christmas vacation and inter-semester break

Christmas vacation start date to be confirmed. 

WeekWeek beginningEvents
Christmas vacation Monday 26 December 2022  
Inter-semester Monday 2 January 2023  
Inter-semester Monday 9 January 2023  

Semester 2: Candlemas semester

Monday 16 January to Friday 26 May 2023

WeekWeek commencingEvents
Week 1 Monday 16 January 2023 Teaching begins
Week 2 Monday 23 January 2023  
Week 3 Monday 30 January 2023  
Week 4 Monday 6 February 2023  
Week 5 Monday 13 February 2023  
Vacation Monday 20 February 2023 February vacation
Week 6 Monday 27 February 2023  
Week 7 Monday 6 March 2023  
Week 8 Monday 13 March 2023  
Week 9 Monday 20 March 2023  
Week 10 Monday 27 March 2023  
Week 11 Monday 3 April 2023  
Week 12 Monday 10 April 2023 Revision week
Week 13 Monday 17 April 2023 Revision week
Exams begin: Saturday 22 April
Week 14 Monday 24 April 2023 Semester 2 examinations
Week 15 Monday 1 May 2023 Semester 2 examinations
May Day holiday: Monday 1 May
Week 16 Monday 8 May 2023 Semester 2 examinations finish: Tuesday 9 May
  Monday 15 May 2023  
  Monday 22 May 2023  

Summer

Monday 29 May to Friday 1 September 2023

WeekWeek commencingEvents
Summer week 1 Monday 29 May 2023  
Summer week 2 Monday 5 June 2023  
Graduation week Monday 12 June 2023 Graduation ceremonies - Class of 2023