Application deadlines

For the semester beginning in September: 1 May

For the semester beginning in January: 15 October

For the summer beginning in June or July: 1 May

2021–22 Study Abroad programme dates

These approved dates are accurate at the time of publishing, but can be subject to alteration.

The dates of the programme follow those of the University’s academic year. If you choose to study with us in Semester 1 (Fall) and you need to return to re-commence your degree at your home school in January, our programme is designed to facilitate this.

Semester 1 – Fall 2021

Date Event
Saturday 18 September (from 2pm) University accommodation check-in
Monday 20 September Study Abroad welcome with Education Abroad team
Tuesday 21 September – Friday 24 September Study Abroad registration appointment and finalisation of module choices
Wednesday 22 September Internship welcome (students on Westminster Study Abroad Internship programme only)
Monday 27 September Classes begin
Friday 17 December Classes end
Saturday 18 December – Sunday 9 January 2022 Winter vacation
Monday 10 – Friday 21 January Semester 1 Exam Period* (full-year students only)
Saturday 15 January (by 10.00am) Final University accommodation check-out for Semester 1 students
To be announced Publication of results: transcripts for Semester 1 students will be released from this date

*Please note: Students studying in Semester 1 only will be set alternative assessments for any modules with formal examinations normally sat after the winter vacation. This means it may be possible to complete all assessment before the start of the winter vacation. Students will be able to leave from the end of teaching (Friday 17 December). Semester 1 contract dates for housing end at the official end date of the semester and any student selecting the option to live in University accommodation does so on the express understanding that they are liable for the full contracted period.

Please note: Some coursework deadlines may be set in the first half of January. Students with deadlines after the winter vacation but who have to leave London before these deadlines should endeavour to complete all assessment before they leave.

Semester 2 – Spring 2022

Date Event
Saturday 15 January (from 2pm) University accommodation check-in
Monday 17 January Study Abroad welcome with Education Abroad team
Tuesday 18 – Friday 21 January Study Abroad registration appointment and finalisation of module choices
Wednesday 19 January Internship welcome (students on Westminster Study Abroad Internship programme only)
Monday 24 January Classes begin
Thursday 14 April Classes end
Friday 15 April 2022 – Sunday 1 May 2022 Spring vacation
Monday 2 May – Friday 20 May Semester 2 Exam Period
Monday 23 May Final coursework deadline for modules without exams
Saturday 28 May (by 10am) Final University accommodation check-out for Full Year and Semester 2 students
Friday 24 June

Publication of results: transcripts for Semester 2 and Full-Year students will be released from this date

Please note: The offering may be subject to change and our ability to offer the programme as advertised will be conditional on safety advice relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Summer 2022 dates to be announced.

Phase 1 – Provisional dates

Date Event
Thursday 16 September (TBC) Education Abroad Welcome
Monday 20 September (TBC) English classes begin
Friday 17 December (TBC) English classes finish
Dates TBC Module registration appointments

Phase 2

Date Event
Monday 24 January 2022 Academic module classes begin
Thursday 14 April Classes end
Friday 15 April to Sunday 1 May Spring vacation
Monday 2 May – Friday 20 May Semester 2 Exam Period
Monday 23 May Final coursework deadline for modules without exams

Please note: The offering may be subject to change and our ability to offer the programme as advertised will be conditional on safety advice relating to the COVID-19 pandemic.