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Term Time of our Universities

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There are three terms at Cambridge in a year, and four at Oxford, but the two middle Oxford terms are two only in name, as they run on without a break. The three Cambridge terms are Lent, Easter, and Michaelmas. The four Oxford terms are Lent, Easter + Trinity, and Michaelmas.

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Lent

Cambridge, begins January 13th, and ends on the Friday before Palm Sunday.

Oxford, begins January 14th, and ends on the Saturday before Palm Sunday.


Easter

Cambridge, begins on the Friday of Easterweek, and ends Friday nearest June 20th.

Oxford, begins on the Wednesday of Easterweek, and ends Friday before Whit-Sunday.

The continuation, called “Trinity term,” runs on till the second Saturday of July.


Michaelmas

Cambridge, begins October 1st, and ends December 16th.

Oxford, begins October 10th, and ends December 17th.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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