Read on for information on opening times, term dates, enrolment information, reading weeks, and more for new and returning Pre-Degree students.


Pre-Degree Summer Show, 2018

Registration - Extended Diploma (Year 1) and Foundation Diploma in Art & Design (FAD) students

w/c Monday 5 September 2022 and w/c Monday 12 September 2022

Term 1 Begins

w/c Monday 19 September 2022

Half Term

Monday 24 - Friday 28 October 2022

Term 1 Ends

w/c Monday 12 December 2022

Christmas Break*

Monday 19 December 2021 - Friday 30 December 2022

Teaching Begins

w/c Monday 2 January 2023

Half Term

Monday 13 February - Friday 17 February 2023

Easter Break*

Monday 3 April - Friday 14 April 2023

Teaching Begins

w/c Monday 17 April 2023

Bank Holiday (University Closed)

Monday 1 May 2023

Bank Holiday (University Closed)

Monday 29 May 2023

Term 3 Ends**

w/c Monday 3 July 2023

*University opening dates and times during the Christmas and Easter break are to be confirmed.

**Some commitments such as results day and final exhibition may fall after the end of the formal academic year and are subject to final confirmation with the awarding body.

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Palace Studios is home to our UAL Foundation Diploma in Art & Design students.

We are looking forward to welcoming you on campus. In the meantime, please continue to monitor your inbox for email updates from our Learning & Teaching team and Admissions.

If you have any questions about your application or course, please email admissions@aup.ac.uk.

If you are a current student seeking information on assessment dates or anything else, please contact predegree@aup.ac.uk.