Key Dates

College Closure Dates 2020-21

  • Christmas and New Year 23 Dec - 1 Jan
  • St Patrick’s Day 17 Mar
  • Easter 2 - 6 Apr
  • May Bank Holiday 3 May
  • Spring Bank Holiday 31 May
  • July Holidays 12 - 16 July
  • August Bank Holiday 30 Aug

Annual Events 2020-21

  • College Service 28 Sep
  • Act of Remembrance 11 Nov
  • Carol Service 17 Dec
  • Open Day and Careers Event TBC
  • music@stran TBC
  • LLL Annual Event TBC
  • Celebration Event TBC

2020-21 Semester Dates (PGCE)

  • Induction 7 Sep
  • School Based Work 12 Oct - 22 Nov
  • School Based Work 8 Mar - 28 Mar
  • School Based Work 12 Apr - 25 Apr
  • School Based Work 3 May - 6 Jun
  • Term End 13 Jun

2020-21 Semester Dates (BA, BEd and BSc)

  • Welcome and Orienattion 28 -29 Sep
  • Teaching and Placement 28 Sep - 18 Dec
  • Christmas break 21 Dec - 11 Jan
  • Varied Programme 11 - 22 Jan
  • Teaching and Placement 25 Jan - 28 Mar
  • Easter break 29 Mar - 18 Apr
  • BEd, BA & BSc Teaching and Placement 19 Apr - 23 May
  • BEd, BA & BSc Assessment period 24 May - 6 Jun

Graduation

  • Winter 16 Dec 2020
  • Summer 1 - 7 Jul 2021

Graduation Checklist and Deadlines

Checklist to help you understand the graduation process and what you need to do.
https://www.qub.ac.uk/home/Graduation/BeforeGraduation/GraduationChecklistDeadlines/

Register for Graduation

You must register your intention to attend, defer or not attend (absentia).
https://www.qub.ac.uk/home/Graduation/BeforeGraduation/HowToRegister/

REASONS TO STUDY AT STRANMILLIS

Student Satisfaction

Stranmillis is ranked 1st in Northern Ireland, and 6th in the UK, for student satisfaction.

Work-based placements

100% of our undergraduate students undertake an extensive programme of work-based placements.

Employability

Our graduates are highly sought after, with an unemployment rate of just 0.6% six months after graduation.

study abroad

A third of our students take up the opportunity to spend time studying abroad.

Academic staff

67% of our academic teaching staff are qualified to doctoral level.

Student success

We are proud to have a 95% student success rate.

Academic standards

The UK Quality Assurance Agency reports the highest level of confidence in academic standards.

Network of partners

The College has a network of over 750 school, education and alternative placement partners.