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Academic Calendar & Holidays


2018 – 15th January 2018: Academic year begins (January intake). Term begins (September intake)

February / March 2018

February 26th to 2nd March 2018 (inc.): Winter Holiday

March 19th: Public Holiday

March 26th: End of Term

March 26th to 2nd April 2018 (inc.): Academy closed for Easter Vacation

April 2018

April 3rd 2018: Term begins

May 2018

May 1st 2018: Spanish Public Holiday Dia del Trabajo – Academy closed

June 2018

June 11th 2018: Foundation Course Starts (+ 87 days until and included 5th September)

June 15th 2018 at 20.00: EXPO and Graduation Party and End of Academic year (September students) – End of Term (January students)

June 21st 2018:  Publication of progression decisions and final qualification results

July 2018

July 16th 2018: Start of the following Summer Courses: AutoCad, Illustrator, Indesign, Photography Basic, Screen Printing, 3D Printing, Fashion Design, Interior Decoration.

July 30st 2018: Start of the following Summer Courses: 3D Studio MAX, Photoshop, Videography + Premier PRO.


August 31st 2018: June Foundation Course ends

September 2018

September 3rd to 5th 2018: Re-assessment week

September 6th 2018: Progression Board for re-assessments

September 10th 2018: September Publication of progression decisions

17th September 2018: Academic year begins (September intake). Term begins (January intake)

24th September 2018: Foundation Course Starts (+ 86 days until and included 14th December)


October 12th: Spanish Public Holiday Nuestro Señora del Pilar – Academy closed

October 19th: Local Holiday – Academy closed


November 1st: Spanish Public Holiday – Academy closed


December 5th & 7th: Spanish Public Holidays – Academy Closed.

December 12th: Board of Study

December 14th: EXPO and Graduation Party. End of Term (September intake). End of academic year (January intake). End of the the Foundation Course (September intake)

December 22nd 2018 to the 7th January 2019: Academy closed for Christmas.