UCL Department of Physics and Astronomy


Fry telescope, UCL Observatory


Term Dates

UCL Term Dates, 2019–2020

Lecture Classes at UCL will be on the following dates:

Induction evening (location TBA for First Year students only)Tuesday, 24 September, 2019* from 5.00pm
Year 1, Term 1 (Location TBA)Tuesday, 01 October to Tuesday, 10 December, 2019
Year 1, Term 2 (Location TBA)Tuesday, 07 January to Tuesday 17 March, 2020

*Induction is very important.  Please advise the Programme Tutor if you cannot attend for any reason.

Provisional dates for practical sessions at the University College London Observatory, 2019–2020

Wednesday evenings between 02nd October - 11th December (Term 1) and 15th January - 18th March (Term 2). Observatory groups have a maximum of 12 students and each group will attend every third Wednesday.


UCL Term Dates, 2020–2021


Provisional dates will be similar, induction session in late September 2020, then term 1 from early October to mid December 2020 and term 2 from mid January to mid March 2021. Precise dates will be posted here in the spring 2020.