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
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 7 - Friday 11 June 2021
  • Semester two re-assessments: Monday 16 - Friday 20 August 2021

Our July 2020 and January 2021 graduation ceremonies have been postponed as safety must always come first.

Find out more about our Class of 2020 virtual celebrations on our web pages

2020 - 2021 academic year
  • Monday 31 August 2020 (Summer bank holiday)
  • Friday 25 December 2020 (Christmas day)
  • Monday 28 December 2020 (Boxing day substitute)
  • Friday 1 January 2021 (New Year's Day)
  • Friday 2 April 2021 (Good Friday)
  • Monday 5 April 2021 (Easter Monday)
  • Monday 3 May 2021 (Early May bank holiday)
  • Monday 31 May 2021 (Spring bank holiday)
  • Monday 30 August 2021 (Summer bank holiday)
  • Monday 27 December 2021 (Christmas day substitute)
  • Tuesday 28 December 2021 (Boxing day substitute)