Concrete and glass sculpture by Colin Wilkes, BA (Hons) 3D Design Crafts

Read our latest update for new and returning students on opening times, trimester dates, enrolment, reading weeks, and more.

Key Dates

Following an intensive period of development, in consultation with students and practicing artists, Plymouth College of Art is preparing to launch its extended creative studio pedagogy, a hybrid of live online and on-campus creative practice within the physical environment of the college’s rich diversity of industry-standard studios and workshops.

In line with Government guidelines, we are pleased to announce plans to applicants and returning students, to welcome undergraduate students and staff back on campus from 5 October 2020. If you are a new or returning student please read our latest update on plans for the Autumn term and final-year assessments below.

For more information on the extensive safety measures in place at Tavistock Place and the college's newly announced hybrid teaching model, please visit our Student Information pages

Trimester 1

On-Campus Induction - BA Year 1 and Ext BA

w/c Monday 5 October 2020

Online Welcome Back - BA Years 2 & 3

w/c Monday 5 October 2020

Hybrid Teaching Starts - All years

w/c Monday 5 October 2020

Christmas Break

Monday 21 December 2020 - Friday 8 January 2021

Trimester 1 Ends

w/c Monday 1 February 2021

Trimester 2

Teaching Starts - All years

w/c Monday 8 February 2021

Bank Holiday (College Closed)

Monday 3 May 2021

Trimester 2 Ends

w/c Monday 7 June 2021

Trimester 3

Teaching Starts - All Years

w/c Monday 14 June 2021

Bank Holiday (College Closed)

Monday 31 May 2021

Trimester 3 Ends

w/c Monday 5 July 2021

Resit Period

w/c Monday 12 July - Monday 16 August 2021

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Tavistock Place, Undergraduate Campus

Get in touch

We are looking forward to welcoming you on campus. In the meantime, please continue to monitor your inbox for email updates from our Learning & Teaching team and Admissions.

If you are a new student joining us in October 2020 and you have any questions about your application or course, please email

If you are a current student seeking information on assessment dates or anything else, please contact your Subject Leader.