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Writing-up Diary

The course diary contains term dates, submission deadlines and other notable events for post-fieldwork students. Dates for meetings of the various Graduate Committees (PhD Committee, Degree Committee and Board of Graduate Studies) will be published separately at the beginning of the academic year.
Please note that some dates are subject to confirmation, with final details to be circulated via the socanth writing-up mailinglist.

 

PhD in Social Anthropology 2017-18
MICHAELMAS TERM 2017
Friday 6 October 6pm, Social Anthropology welcome party, Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Wednesday 11 October First Writing-up Seminar of term
Friday 13 October First Senior Research Seminar of term
Friday 13 October Nominations for PhD student representatives close
Wednesday 18 October PhD student representative elections
Monday 30 October Last date for submitting applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in January 2018
Friday 3 November Deadline for applications to the Ling Roth Fund
LENT TERM 2018
Tuesday 16 January Lent Full Term Commences
Friday 19 January First Senior Research Seminar of term
Wednesday 24 January First Writing-up Seminar of term
Monday 12 February Last date for submitting Applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in April 2018
Friday 16 March Lent Full Term ends
EASTER TERM 2018
Tuesday 24 April Easter Full Term commences
Friday 27 April First Senior Research Seminar of term
Wednesday 2 May First Writing-up Seminar of term
Friday 1 June Last date for submitting Applications for the Appointment of Examiners for students submitting in September 2018
Friday 15 June Easter Term ends

 

 A staff-student coffee morning is held during Full Term - you will be notified of the time and date.

 

Academic calendar

  • The Cambridge academic year commences on 1st October and finishes on 30th September each year and is made up of three terms: Michaelmas, Lent, and Easter.
  • “Full term” means the eight-week central portion of each of the three terms (Michaelmas, Lent and Easter), during which teaching takes place.
  • Graduate students operate on the basis of the academic year which extends beyond the end of the Easter Term are expected to be in residence at all times, even outside of Full Term, unless they have been granted leave to work away.

For specific term dates please see University Term Dates.