This is to notify ALL Students and Staff of the revised 2018/2019 Academic Year Semester Dates for the First and Second Semester.

As indicated on the attached date schedule please note these changes. In view of this:

  • All 2nd, 3rd and 4th Year Students will resume their First Semester after Christmas and the New Year on Friday 4th January 2019.
  • All 1st Year Students will resume the First Semester on Friday 18th January 2019.
  • The First Semester Examinations will now run from Friday 25th January 2019 to Friday 8th February 2019.

Further note that Lecture teaching sessions in both the First and Second Semesters will be held for four (4) hours per week per Course Unit as indicated on the Teaching Time Tables.

 

REVISED FIRST SEMESTER DATES

FIRST YEAR STUDENTS REVISED DATES

ACTIVITIESDATESTotal
Opening   Monday, 3rd September 2018
LecturesMonday, 17th September 2018ToFriday, 21st December 201814 Weeks
Christmas Break Monday, 24th December 2018ToThursday, 3rd January 2019 
Lectures Continue Friday, 18th January 2019ToThursday, 24th January 20191 Week
Examination DatesFriday, 25th January 2019ToFriday, 8th February 20192 Weeks

 

CONTINUING STUDENTS REVISED DATES

ACTIVITIESDATESTotal
Opening and Registration Monday, 22nd October 2018
LecturesTuesday, 23rd  October 2018ToFriday, 21st December 20189 Weeks
Christmas Break Monday, 24th December 2018ToThursday, 3rd January 2019 
Lectures ContinueFriday, 4th January 2019ToThursday, 24th January 20193 Weeks
Examination DatesFriday, 25th January 2019ToFriday, 8th February 20192 Weeks

NOTE: Enhanced Lectures of 4 Hours Teaching per week for the last 3 teaching weeks of the semester (Friday, 4th January 2019 – Thursday, 24th January 2019)

REVISED SECOND SEMESTER DATES

1ST, 2ND AND 4TH YEAR STUDENTS

ACTIVITIESDATESTotal
Opening and Registration Monday, 11th February 2019
LecturesTuesday, 12th  February 2019ToFriday, 29th March 20197 Weeks
Recess Break Monday, 1st April 2019ToFriday, 12th April 2019 
Lectures ContinueMonday, 15th April 2019ToThursday, 9th May 20194 Weeks
Examination DatesFriday, 10th May 2019ToFriday, 24th May 20192 Weeks

NOTE: Enhanced Lectures of 4 Hours Teaching per week

 

SECOND SEMESTER DATES FOR

Programmes Attending Field/Industrial Attachment School/Workshop Practice

  • All 3rd Year Students and the following Programmes
  • 4th Year B.Sc. Mathematics
  • 4th Year B.Sc. Agriculture Education & Extension
  • 4th Year B.Sc. Computer Science and B.Sc. Information Technology
  • 2nd Year B.Sc. Renewable Energy and Biofuels Technology
  • 2nd Year Bachelor of Social Work
  • Diploma Programmes with Field/Industrial Attachment

 

ACTIVITIESDATESTotal
Opening and Registration Monday, 11th February 2019
LecturesTuesday, 12th  February 2019ToFriday, 29th March 20197 Weeks
Attachment/Practice DatesMonday, 1st April 2019ToFriday 2nd August, 2019 
Lectures ContinueMonday, 5th August 2019ToThursday, 22nd August  20193 Weeks
Examination DatesFriday, 23rd August 2019ToFriday, 30th August 20191 Week

NOTE: Enhanced Lectures of 4 Hours Teaching per week

Revised First and Second Semester Dates – 2018/2019 Academic Year