Key Dates

Incoming Erasmus Students Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2018/2019

Autumn Semester 2018 (Semester 1)

Autumn Semester Dates:  Monday 10th September - Friday 30th November 2018 
Study Review Week: Monday 3rd December - Friday 7th December 2018
Autumn Examinations: Monday 10th December - Friday 21st December 2018
Christmas Recess: Saturday 22nd December - Sunday 13th January 2019

Spring Semester 2019 (Semester 2)

Spring Semester Dates: Monday 14th January - Friday 5th April 2019 
Easter Recess: Saturday 13th April - Sunday 28th April 2019
Study Review Week: Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019
Final Examinations: Monday 29th April - Friday 10th May 2019

  

Semester Dates 2019/2020

Autumn Semester 2019 (Semester 1)

Autumn Orientation Dates: 4th, 5th and 6th September 2019
Autumn Semester Dates: Monday 9th September - Friday 29th November 2019
Study Review Week: Monday 2nd December - Friday 6th December 2019
Autumn Examinations: Monday 9th December - Friday 20th December 2019
Christmas Recess: Saturday 21st December 2019 - Sunday 12th January 2020

Spring Semester Dates 2020 (Semester 2)

Spring Orientation Dates: Thursday 9th and Friday 10th January 2020
Spring Semester Dates: Monday 13th January - Friday 3rd April 2020
Easter Recess: Saturday 4th April - Sunday 19th April 2020
Study Review Week: Monday 20th April - Thursday 23rd April 2020
Final Examinations: Friday 24th April - Friday 8th May 2020

Orientation Programme

‌‌‌In order to introduce you to life at University College, Cork and to help you to settle in, the University runs a series of orientation programmes designed to tell you about life on campus. In addition, incoming visiting students have the opportunity to attend an informal reception, where you can meet other students and academic and administrative staff responsible for your welfare while here.

All students are required to attend the Orientation Programme. Full information on the orientation programmes will be available online nearer the relevant dates.

2018/2019 Academic Year

  • Autumn Semester/Full Year Students: Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September 2018
  • Spring Semester 2019: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January 2019 

 

Welcome Programme

The International Office organises a two week Welcome Programme for all International students.  The Welcome Programme will take place from the end of August.

A number of events will be organised during the two week period such as information meetings, walking tours of the city centre, cinema nights, table quizzes, Irish music and dance night, and trips at the weekend.

Incoming Visiting EU Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2018/2019

Autumn Semester 2018 (Semester 1)

Autumn Semester Dates:  Monday 10th September - Friday 30th November 2018 
Study Review Week: Monday 3rd December - Friday 7th December 2018
Autumn Examinations: Monday 10th December - Friday 21st December 2018
Christmas Recess: Saturday 22nd December - Sunday 13th January 2019

Spring Semester 2019 (Semester 2)

Spring Semester Dates: Monday 14th January - Friday 5th April 2019 
Easter Recess: Saturday 13th April - Sunday 28th April 2019
Study Review Week: Monday 8th April - Friday 12th April 2019
Final Examinations: Monday 29th April - Friday 10th May 2019

 

Semester Dates 2019/2020

Autumn Semester 2019 (Semester 1)

Autumn Orientation Dates: 4th, 5th and 6th September 2019
Autumn Semester Dates: Monday 9th September - Friday 29th November 2019
Study Review Week: Monday 2nd December - Friday 6th December 2019
Autumn Examinations: Monday 9th December - Friday 20th December 2019
Christmas Recess: Saturday 21st December 2019 - Sunday 12th January 2020

Spring Semester Dates 2020 (Semester 2)

Spring Orientation Dates: Thursday 9th and Friday 10th January 2020
Spring Semester Dates: Monday 13th January - Friday 3rd April 2020
Easter Recess: Saturday 4th April - Sunday 19th April 2020
Study Review Week: Monday 20th April - Thursday 23rd April 2020
Final Examinations: Friday 24th April - Friday 8th May 2020

Orientation Programme

‌‌‌In order to introduce you to life at University College, Cork and to help you to settle in, the University runs a series of orientation programmes designed to tell you about life on campus. In addition, incoming visiting students have the opportunity to attend an informal reception, where you can meet other students and academic and administrative staff responsible for your welfare while here.

All students are required to attend the Orientation Programme. Full information on the orientation programmes will be available online nearer the relevant dates.

2018/2019 Academic Year

  • Autumn Semester/Full Year Students: Wednesday 5th, Thursday 6th and Friday 7th September 2018
  • Spring Semester 2019: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January 2019 

 

Welcome Programme

The International Office organises a two week Welcome Programme for all International students.  The Welcome Programme will take place from the end of August.

A number of events will be organised during the two week period such as information meetings, walking tours of the city centre, cinema nights, table quizzes, Irish music and dance night, and trips at the weekend.

Visiting US and Non-EU Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2018/2019

 Early Start Semester 2018/2019 

Early Start Orientation Date
Friday 17th August 2018
Early Start Dates
Monday 20th August – Friday 7th September 2018

Autumn Semester (Semester One): 

Orientation Dates: 5th, 6th & 7th September 2018
Autumn Semester Dates: Monday 10th September – Friday 30th November 2018
Study Review Week: Monday 3rd - Friday 7th December 2018
Autumn Examinations: Monday 10th– Friday 21st December 2018
Christmas Recess: Saturday 22nd December 2018 – Sunday 13th January 2019

 

Spring Semester (Semester Two):

Orientation Dates: Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January 2019
Spring Semester Dates: Monday 14th January – Friday 5th April 2019
Easter Recess Saturday 13th April – Sunday 28th April 2019
Study Review Week: Monday 8th April – Friday 12th April 2019
Spring/Summer Examinations: Monday 29th April – Friday 10th May 2019

 

Orientation 2018/2019

‌‌‌In order to introduce you to life at University College, Cork and to help you to settle in, the University runs a series of orientation programmes designed to tell you about life on campus. In addition, incoming visiting students have the opportunity to attend an informal reception, where you can meet other students and academic and administrative staff responsible for your welfare while here. The dates will be confirmed on your Letter of Acceptance.

Early Start 2018 Orientation:

Friday 17th August 2018

Programme will be available in August 2018

Autumn Semester/Full Academic Year 2018/2019 Orientation:

5th, 6th & 7th September 2018

Programme will be available in August 2018

Spring Semester 2019 Orientation:

Thursday 10th and Friday 11th January 2019

Programme will be available in December 2018

 

 

 

 

Undergraduate Orientation and Semester Dates

Semester Dates 2018/2019

Autumn Semester (Semester One)

Orientation Dates: Wednesday, 29th August -  Friday, 7th September 2018
Autumn Semester Dates: Monday, 10th September - Friday, 30th November 2018
Study Review Week: Monday, 3rd December - Friday, 7th December 2018
Examinations: Monday, 10th December - Friday, 21st December 2018
Christmas Recess: Saturday, 22nd December - Sunday, 13th January 2019

Spring Semester (Semester Two)

Spring Semester Dates: Monday, 14th January - Friday, 5th April 2019
Study Review Week: Monday, 8th April - Friday, 12th April 2019
Easter Recess: Saturday, 13th April - Thursday, 25th April 2019
Examinations: Friday, 26th April - Friday, 10th May 2019
Autumn Supplemental Examinations: Friday, 2nd August - Friday, 16th August 2019

 

Postgraduate Orientation and Semester Dates

 

Orientation and Resistration information will be available mid/late August.

Semester dates for Postgraduate students can be found here

 

International Office

Oifig Idirnáisiúnta

Roseleigh, Western Road, Cork, T12 R229

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