Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Academic Year Calendar for 2023

Find the latest Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Academic Year Calendar for the year 2024 as approved by the university. The academic calendar shows learners and staff on when will Nelson Mandela University (NMU) reopen in 2024 so that they plan accordingly. The university academic calendar follows the main school year calendar which is prescribed by the Department of Higher Education and Training.

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Academic Year Calendar for 2024

Nelson Mandela University (NMU) Academic calendar contains a  schedule of all of the events that will occur in the academic year of 2024. These events include the following:

  • Dates for: 1st term, 2nd term, third term and 4th term
  • Dates for semesters
  • Examination dates,
  • University holidays and block week (study week)
Recess:Monday, 01 January 2024toWednesday, 03 January 2024
University Opens:Thursday, 04 January 2024  
2023 Year-End Re-assessment PeriodMonday, 15 January 2024toTuesday, 23 January 2024
 
First Year Welcoming CeremonySaturday, 03 February 2024  
First Year Student Success ProgrammeMonday, 05 February 2024toFriday, 09 February 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 1Monday, 12 February 2024toThursday, 28 March 2024
First teaching cycle student recessFriday, 29 March 2024toSunday, 07 April 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 2Monday, 08 April 2024toTuesday, 28 May 2024
Study PeriodWednesday, 29 May 2024toFriday, 31 May 2024
Mid-Year Assessment PeriodMonday, 03 June 2024toMonday, 24 June 2024
Second teaching cycle recess:Tuesday, 25 June 2024toSunday, 14 July 2024
Mid-Year Re-assessment PeriodMonday, 15 July 2024toFriday, 19 July 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 3:Monday, 22 July 2024toFriday, 06 September 2024
Third teaching cycle recess:Saturday, 07 September 2024toSunday, 15 September 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 4:Monday, 16 September 2024toFriday, 01 November 2024
Study PeriodSaturday, 02 November 2024toMonday, 04 November 2024
Year-End Assessment PeriodTuesday, 05 November 2024toMonday, 25 November 2024
Fourth teaching cycle recess:Tuesday, 26 November 2024toTuesday, 31 December 2024
2024 Year-End Re-assessment PeriodThursday, 16 January 2025toFriday, 24 January 2025

 

MEDICAL SCHOOL TEACHING CYCLES AND ASSESSMENT AND RECESS PERIODS

MBChB I
Recess:Monday, 01 January 2024toSunday, 07 January 2024
University Opens:Thursday, 04 January 2024  
 
First Year Student Success ProgrammeWednesday, 07 February 2024toFriday, 09 February 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 1Monday, 12 February 2024toThursday, 28 March 2024
First teaching cycle student recessFriday, 29 March 2024toSunday, 07 April 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 2Monday, 08 April 2024toFriday, 07 June 2024
Second teaching cycle student recess:Saturday, 08 June 2024toSunday, 07 July 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 3Monday, 08 July 2024toFriday, 30 August 2024
Third teaching cycle student recessSaturday, 31 August 2024toSunday, 08 September 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 4Saturday, 23 November 2024toFriday, 25 October 2024
Study PeriodSaturday, 26 October 2024toSunday, 03 November 2024
Year-End Assessment PeriodMonday, 04 November 2024toFriday, 08 November 2024
Re-assessment Study PeriodSaturday, 09 November 2024toSunday, 17 November 2024
 
2024 Year-End Re-assessment PeriodMonday, 18 November 2024toFriday, 22 November 2024
Fourth teaching cycle recessSaturday, 23 November 2024toTuesday, 31 December 2024
 
TEACHING CYCLES, RECESS PERIODS AND ASSESSMENT PERIODS 
MBChB II & III
Recess:Monday, 01 January 2024toSunday, 07 January 2024
University Opens:Thursday, 04 January 2024  
 
Teaching Cycle 1Monday, 29 January 2024toThursday, 28 March 2024
First teaching cycle student recessFriday, 29 March 2024toSunday, 14 April 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 2Monday, 15 April 2024toFriday, 14 June 2024
Second teaching cycle student recess:Saturday, 15 June 2024toSunday, 07 July 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 3Monday, 08 July 2024toFriday, 30 August 2024
hird teaching cycle student recessSaturday, 31 August 2024toSunday, 08 September 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 4Monday, 09 September 2024toFriday, 08 November 2024
Study PeriodSaturday, 09 November 2024toSunday, 17 November 2024
Year-End Assessment PeriodMonday, 18 November 2024toFriday, 22 November 2024
Re-assessment Study PeriodSaturday, 23 November 2024toSunday, 01 December 2024
2024 Year-End Re-assessment PeriodMonday, 02 December 2024toFriday, 06 December 2024
Fourth teaching cycle recessSaturday, 07 December 2024toTuesday, 31 December 2024
 
 TEACHING CYCLES, RECESS PERIODS AND ASSESMENT PERIODS: FOURTH YEAR
 
Recess:Monday, 01 January 2024toSunday, 07 January 2024
University Opens:Thursday, 04 January 2024  
 
Teaching Cycle 1 & 2Monday, 15 January 2024toFriday, 31 May 2024
Study PeriodSaturday, 01 June 2024toWednesday, 05 June 2024
Mid-Year Assessment PeriodThursday, 06 June 2024toFriday, 14 June 2024
Second teaching cycle student recess:Saturday, 15 June 2024toSunday, 07 July 2024
 
Teaching Cycle 3 & 4Monday, 08 July 2024toFriday, 08 November 2024
Study PeriodSaturday, 09 November 2024toWednesday, 13 November 2024
Year-End Assessment PeriodThursday, 14 November 2024toFriday, 22 November 2024
Study Period -TheorySaturday, 23 November 2024toSunday, 01 December 2024
2024 Year-End Re-assessment Period – TheoryMonday, 02 December 2024toFriday, 06 December 2024
Study Period – Clinical remediationSaturday, 23 November 2024toFriday, 13 December 2024
Fourth teaching cycle recessSaturday, 14 December 2024toTuesday, 31 December 2024
2024 Year-End Re-assessment Period – ClinicalMonday, 06 January 2025toFriday, 10 January 2025

 

BUSINESS SCHOOL TEACHING CYCLES AND ASSESSMENT AND RECESS PERIODS

 TEACHING CYCLES, RECESS PERIODS AND ASSESMENT PERIODS
 
Recess:Monday, 01 January 2024toWednesday, 03 January 2024
University Opens:Thursday, 04 January 2024  
 
RegistrationWednesday, 10 January 2024toTuesday, 20 January 2024
 
First Trimester teaching cycle:Friday, 26 January 2024toFriday, 03 May 2024
First Trimester teaching cycle assessment periodMonday, 06 May 2024toFriday, 10 May 2024
First Trimester teaching cycle re-assessment periodTuesday, 18 June 2024toThursday, 20 June 2024
 
Second Trimester teaching cycle:Monday, 13 May 2024toThursday, 01 August 2024
Second Trimester teaching cycle assessment periodFriday, 02 August 2024toThursday, 08 August 2024
Second Trimester teaching cycle re-assessment periodTuesday, 17 September 2024toFriday, 20 September 2024
 
Third Trimester teaching cycle:Monday, 12 August 2024toThursday, 31 October 2024
Third Trimester teaching cycle assessment periodMonday, 04 November 2024toFriday, 08 November 2024
Third Trimester teaching cycle re-assessment periodWednesday, 15 January 2025toFriday, 17 January 2025

GRADUATION CEREMONIES

Autumn graduation (George):Thursday, 04 April 2024toFriday, 05 April 2024
Autumn graduation (Gqeberha):Friday, 12 April 2024toFriday, 26 April 2024
Summer graduation (Gqeberha):Tuesday, 10 December 2024toFriday, 13 December 2024

NOTE: The University reserves the right to amend the planned institutional dates.

PUBLIC AND UNIVERSITY HOLIDAYS

First teaching cycleMonday, 01 January 2024New Year’s Day
 Thursday, 21 March 2024Human Rights Day
 Friday, 22 March 2024University Holiday
 Friday, 29 March 2024Good Friday
 Monday, 01 April 2024Family Day
Second teaching cycleSaturday, 27 April 204Freedom day
 Wednesday, 01 May 2024Worker’s Day
 Wednesday, 08 May 2024Election’s Day
 Sunday, 16 June 2024Youth Day
 Monday, 17 June 2024Youth Day
Third teaching cycleFriday, 09 August 2024National Women’s Day
Fourth teaching cycleMonday, 23 September 2024University Holiday
 Tuesday, 24 September 20243Heritage Day
 Monday, 16 December 2024Day of Reconciliation
 Wednesday, 25 December 2024Christmas Day
 Thursday, 26 December 2024Day of Goodwill
 

PUBLIC AND UNIVERSITY HOLIDAYS

Term 1Wednesday, 17 January 2024Wednesday, 20 March 2024
Term 1 Student RecessThursday, 21 March 2024Tuesday, 02 April 2024
Term 2Wednesday, 03 April 2024Friday, 14 June 2024
Term 2 Student RecessSaturday, 15 June 2024Monday, 08 July 2024
Term 3Tuesday, 09 July 2024Friday, 20 September 2024
Term 3 Student RecessSaturday, 21 September 2024Monday, 30 September 2024
Term 4Tuesday, 01 October 2024Wednesday, 11 December 2024
Term 4 Student RecessThursday, 12 December 2024Tuesday, 31 December 2024

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