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? 

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

Our two main arrivals days for January 2022 are: 

  • 8 January 2022 for students joining the Foundation Year

  • 19 January 2022 for all other students

2020 - 2021 academic year
  • 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

January 2022 Graduation

Wednesday 19th and Thursday 20th January 2022

April 2022 Graduation

Monday 25 - Friday 29 April 2022

Summer 2022 Graduation

Monday 18 - Friday 22 July 2022

2021 - 2022 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)
  • Thursday 2 June 2022 (Spring bank holiday)
  • Friday 3 June 2022 (Platinum Jubilee bank holiday)
  • Monday 29 August 2022 (Summer bank holiday)