Key Dates

The Academic Year runs from 1st September to 31st August

 

2015-2016

Semester One : Monday 28 September 2015 to Friday 22 January 2016

Semester Two : Monday 25 January 2016 to Friday 10 June 2016

Christmas Vacation : Saturday 19 December 2015 to Sunday 10 January 2016

Easter Vacation : Saturday 19 March 2016 to Sunday 10 April 2016

 

Bank Holidays

2015-2016

25 December 2015 (Christmas Day)

28 December 2015 (Boxing Day substitute)

01 January 2016

25 March 2016 (Good Friday)

28 March 2016 (Easter Monday)

02 May 2016

30 May 2016

29 August 2016

Examinations

2015-2016

11 - 22 January 2016 (University Examination period)

09 - 27 May 2016 (University Examination period)

06 - 10 June 2016 (Semester One Re-examinations)

15 - 19 August 2016 (Semester Two Re-examinations)

Graduation Ceremonies

2015-2016

Winter graduation -  Thursday 21st January 2016

Tuesday 12th - Friday 15th July 2016

International Welcome

2015-2016

23 - 28 September 2015



Tier 4 Working

Unless a student’s visa states any other restrictions or prohibitions, a student on a Tier 4 Visa can only work:

  • Part-time during the University semesters up to a MAXIMUM of 20 hours per week.
  • Full-time as part of an official work placement included in your course or for;
  1. Undergraduate Students - during University vacations

  2. Postgraduate Students - when the University is closed 

The UK Home Office considers volunteering paid and unpaid as work.  Further details on visa restrictions, including work in the UK, can be found online at www.keele.ac.uk/visa