Term Dates

Term Dates can be found on the Cambridge official website.

There are 3 terms in the Cambridge academic year:

  1. Michaelmas Term
  2. Lent Term
  3. Easter Term

Michaelmas and Lent Term each last 80 days, and Easter Term lasts 70 days. The academic year commences on 1 October and finishes on 30 September each year.

Full Term

Full Term is a period inside Term (unintuitively, it is shorter than Term) during which the main academic activity of the term occurs. Full Term usually lasts 8 weeks.