Academic calendar

Academic calendar 2018–2019

Provided below is the standard calendar for the 2018–2019 academic year.

Term

Event

Date

Remarks

First Semester (April–September)

Start of Semester

1 April

Adjustment period (beginning of the academic year)

2–6 April

  • Tue–Thu 3–5 April: Guidance for new students
  • Fri 6 April: Entrance Ceremony

Classes

9 April – 20 July

  • Mon 18 June: Foundation Day

Final exams and feedback

23 July – 3 August

Summer break

4 August – 30 September

End of Semester

30 September

Second Semester (October–March)

Start of Semester

1 October

Classes

1 October - 22 January

  • Mon 18 June, Mon 8 October, and Mon 14 January: problem-based learning (PBL)/seminar classes
  • Wed 20 June, Wed 28 November, and Tue 15 January: Classes for Monday
  • Fri 18 January: Due to the National Center Test for University Admissions taking place on campus 19–20 January, some classes will be conducted in a PBL or seminar format, cancelled, or postponed to Tue 22 January 2019
  • Thu 22 – Mon 26 November: No classes due to November Festival

Winter break

29 December – 3 January

Final exams and feedback

23 January – 5 February

End of Semester

31 March

  • Mon 25 March: Doctoral and Master's Degree Conferment Ceremony
  • Tue 26 March: Graduation Ceremony