Key Dates

College Closure Dates 2021-22

  • August Bank Holiday 30 Aug 2021
  • Christmas and New Year 24 Dec - 03 Jan
  • St Patrick’s Day 17 Mar 2022
  • Easter 15-19 Apr 2022
  • May Bank Holiday 02 May 2022
  • Spring Bank Holiday 02 Jun 2022
  • Platinum Jubilee Bank holiday 3 Jun 2022
  • July Holidays 11 - 15 Jul 2022

Annual Events 2021-22

  • College Service 22 Sep 2021
  • International Student Day 03 Nov 2021
  • International Staff Day (online) 04 Nov 2021
  • Act of Remembrance 11 Nov 2021
  • Carol Service 16 Dec 2021
  • Panto TBC
  • Open Day and Careers Event TBC
  • music@stran TBC
  • Erasmus/International Farewell Lunch TBC
  • Celebration Event TBC
  • Study Abroad Graduation TBC

2021-22 Semester Dates (PGCE)

  • Autumn Term 31 Aug - 17 Dec 2021
  • Spring Term 03 Jan - 08 Apr 2022
  • Summer Term 03 May - 10 Jun 2022

2021-22 Semester Dates (BA, BEd and BSc)

  • Autumn Term 20 Sept - 17 Dec 2021
  • Christmas Break 20 Dec 2021 - 7 Jan 2022
  • Assessment and other activities 10 - 21 Jan 2022
  • Spring Term 24 Jan - 8 Apr 2022
  • Easter break 11 - 29 April 2022
  • Summer Term 3 - 20 May 2022
  • Assessment period 23 May - 01 Jun 2022

Graduation

  • Winter 08-10 Dec 2021
  • Summer 30 Jun - 08 Jul 2022

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/graduation-dates/

Register for Graduation

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

REASONS TO STUDY AT STRANMILLIS

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Student Satisfaction

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

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Work-based placements

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

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Employability

Our graduates are highly sought after, with 97% in employment or further study fifteen months after graduation.

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study abroad

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

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Academic staff

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

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Student success

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

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Academic standards

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

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Network of partners

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