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? 

2020 - 2021
  • Semester one: Monday 28 September 2020 - Friday 22 January 2021
  • Semester two: Monday 25 January 2021 - Friday 11 June 2021
  • Christmas vacation: Saturday 19 December 2020 - Sunday 10 January 2021
  • Easter vacation: Saturday 27 March 2021 - Sunday 18 April 2021

2021 - 2022

  • Semester one: Monday 27 September 2021 - Friday 21 January 2022
  • Semester two: Monday 24 January 2022 - Friday 10 June 2022
  • Christmas vacation: Saturday 18 December 2021- Sunday 9 January 2022
  • Easter vacation: Saturday 9 April 2022 - Sunday 1 May 2022

 

 

2021
  • International students: begins Wednesday 22 September 2021
  • UK students: begins Saturday 25 September 

Find out more about Welcome.

2020 - 2021 academic year
  • Semester one assessments: Monday 11 January - Friday 22 January 2021 
  • Semester two assessments: Monday 10 May - Friday 28 May 2021
  • Semester one re-assessments: Monday 14 - Friday 18 June 2021
  • Semester two re-assessments: Monday 16 - Friday 20 August 2021
2021 - 2022 academic year
  • Semester one assessments: Monday 10 January - Friday 21 January 2022 
  • Semester two assessments: Monday 9 May - Friday 27 May 2022
  • Semester one re-assessments: Monday 6 - Friday 10 June 2022
  • Semester two re-assessments: Monday 15 - Friday 19 August 2022

Covid-19 and the multiple national lockdowns over the last year has meant that our graduation ceremonies have had to be postponed. This has obviously had a huge impact on those students who were due to graduate during this time. 

Please read about the plans for future graduation ceremonies on our Graduation web page

2020 - 2021 academic year
  • Monday 31 May 2021 (Spring bank holiday)
  • Monday 30 August 2021 (Summer bank holiday)
2020 - 2021 academic year
  • Monday 27 December 2021 (Christmas day substitute)
  • Tuesday 28 December 2021 (Boxing day substitute)
  • Monday 3 January 2022 (New Year's Day substitute)
  • Friday 15 April 2022 (Good Friday)
  • Monday 18 April 2022 (Easter Monday)
  • Monday 2 May 2022 (Early May bank holiday)
  • Monday 30 May 2022 (Spring bank holiday)
  • Monday 29 August 2022 (Summer bank holiday)