Academic Calendar

Find out about important dates throughout the Academic Year, including block start and end dates, resulting week dates and the various holiday periods.

August 2019 – July 2020

Download the 2019-2020 Academic Calendar


Block 1

26th August 2019 – 24th January 2020

October Break: 14th October – 25th October
Winter Break: 23rd December – 3rd January
Resulting Week: 27th January – 31st January

Block 2

3rd February 2020 – 19th June 2020

Easter Break: 6th April – 17th April
May Day Holiday: 8th May (Friday)
Resulting Week: 22nd June – 26th June


August 2020 – July 2021

Download the 2020-2021 Academic Calendar


Block 1

24th August 2020 – 22nd January 2021

October Break: 12th October – 23rd October
Winter Break: 23rd December – 5th January
Resulting Week: 25th January – 29th January

Block 2

1st February 2021 – 18th June 2021

Easter Break: 29th March – 9th April
May Day Holiday: 3rd May
Resulting Week: 21st June – 25th June


August 2021 – July 2022

Download the 2021-2022 Academic Calendar


Block 1

30th August 2021 – 28th January 2022

October Break: 11th October – 22nd October
Winter Break: 23rd December – 5th January
Resulting Week: 31st January – 4th February

Block 2

7th February 2022 – 24th June 2022

Easter Break: 4th April – 15th April
May Day Holiday: 2nd May
Resulting Week: 27th June – 1st July

Teacher supports students

There are a number of different funding options available, depending on which course you choose to study.

Our Student Advice Centres are your one-stop-shop for all information and support during your time at NESCol.

Our friendly and experienced student advisers offer appointments and drop-in sessions, as well as group sessions and workshops.

Find all contact details for all North East Scotland College campuses and learning centres below.