Key dates

Key dates at Keele University, including bank holidays, exams, graduation, welcome week, and term dates. Want to know opening hours of key services during vacation periods? 

2022-23
  • Semester one: Monday 26 September 2022 - Friday 20 January 2023
  • Semester two: Monday 23 January 2023 - Friday 9 June 2023
  • Winter vacation: Saturday 17 December 2022 - Sunday 8 January 2023
  • Spring vacation: Saturday 25 March 2023 - Sunday 16 April 2023
September 2022

Our two main arrival days for September 2022 are:

  • 21 September 2022 for new international students and for anyone taking part in our connect at Keele event
  • 24 September 2022 for all other students
January 2023

Our main arrival day for students joining us in January 2023 is:

  • 18 January 2023
2022 - 2023 academic year
  • Semester one assessments: Monday 9 January - Friday 20 January 2023
  • Semester two assessments: Monday 8 May - Friday 26 May 2023
  • Semester one re-assessments: Monday 5 - Friday 9 June 2023
  • Semester two re-assessments: Monday 7 - Friday 11 August 2023
January 2023 Graduation

Wednesday 18 and Thursday 19 January 2023

Summer 2023 Graduation

Monday 17 - Friday 21 July 2023

More information about our graduation ceremonies can be found on our Graduation web page.

2022 - 2023 academic year
  • Monday 26 December 2022 – Monday 2 January 2023 (Christmas break)
  • Friday 7 April 2023 (Good Friday)
  • Monday 10 April 2023 (Easter Monday)
  • Monday 29 May 2023 (Spring Bank Holiday)
  • Monday 28 August 2023 (Summer Bank Holiday)