University Dates 2021-22

Term dates
Key Dates
Academic Year Wed 1 Sep 2021 - Wed 31 Aug 2022
Easter Good Friday, 15 Apr 2022 - Easter Monday, 18 Apr 2022
Bank Holidays
Christmas

Semester/Term Dates

The following outlines University semester/term dates, as well as specific programmes of study within the Faculties of Education and Health and Wellbeing. 

Please note:

There are a number of courses, including Apprenticeships, where dates and holidays may vary depending upon placements, professional body requirements, Local Authority School dates, etc. Students should therefore refer to their School/Programme Lead through the University’s student portal/Blackboard or Individual Student Timetables for information on dates for their individual course of study.

This calendar is mainly used by General Modular Scheme (GMS) Undergraduate Degree Programmes, however there may be some exceptions. Please contact your programme team for more details about the calendar you are on.

Academic Calendar A: Semesters Dates
  2021/22
Welcome and Induction Mon 20 Sep 2021 - Fri 24 Sep 2021
Semester 1: Advent Semester Mon 27 Sep 2021 - Fri 21 Jan 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 10 Jan 2022 - Fri 21 Jan 2022
Semester 2: Easter Semester Mon 24 Jan 2022 - Fri 20 May 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 9 May 2022 - Fri 20 May 2022
Reassessment Period Mon 11 Jul 2022 - Fri 15 Jul 2022
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 20 Dec 2021 - Mon 3 Jan 2022 (inclusive)
Mon 4 Apr 2022 - Mon 18 Apr 2022 (inclusive)

This calendar is typically for use by programmes that require a longer academic year to meet external professional requirements. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

Academic Calendar B1: Semesters Long (Pattern 1)
  2021/22
Semester 1: Advent Semester Mon 13 Sep 2021 - Fri 11 Feb 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 7 Feb 2022 - Fri 11 Feb 2022
Semester 2: Easter Semester Mon 14 Feb 2022 - Fri 15 Jul 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 27 Jun 2022 - Fri 15 Jul 2022
Reassessment Period Mon 22 Aug 2022 - Fri 26 Aug 2022
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 20 Dec 2021 - Mon 3 Jan 2022 (inclusive)
Mon 4 Apr 2022 - Mon 18 Apr 2022 (inclusive)

This calendar is typically for use by programmes that require a longer academic year and alignment with Kent School holiday dates to meet external professional requirements. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

Academic Calendar B2: Semesters Long (Pattern 2)
  2021/22
Semester 1: Advent Semester Mon 13 Sep 2021 - Fri 11 Feb 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 7 Feb 2022 - Fri 11 Feb 2022
Semester 2: Easter Semester Mon 14 Feb 2022 - Fri 15 Jul 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 27 Jun 2022 - Fri 15 Jul 2022
Reassessment Period Mon 22 Aug 2022 - Fri 26 Aug 2022
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 20 Dec 2021 - Mon 3 Jan 2022 (inclusive)
Mon 4 Apr 2022 - Mon 18 Apr 2022 (inclusive)

This calendar is typically in use for accelerated degree programmes and postgraduate taught (PGT) programmes. This calendar has trimester 1 and 2 matching semester 1 and 2 (A: Semesters) and a compressed trimester 3 over the summer period. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

Academic Calendar C: Trimesters Dates
  2021/22
Trimester 1: Advent Trimester Mon 27 Sep 2021 - Fri 21 Jan 2021
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 10 Jan 2022 - Fri 21 Jan 2022
Trimester 2: Easter Trimester Mon 24 Jan 2022 - Fri 20 May 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 9 May 2022 - Fri 20 May 2022
Trimester 3: Michaelmas Trimester Mon 6 Jun 2022 - Fri 2 Sep 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 22 Aug 2022 - Fri 2 Sep 2022
Reassessment Period To take place in Formal Assssment/Examination Period in following trimester
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 20 Dec 2021 - Mon 3 Jan 2022 (inclusive)
Mon 4 Apr 2022 - Mon 18 Apr 2022 (inclusive)
Mon 23 May 2022 - Fri 3 June 2022 (inclusive)

This calendar is typically in use for employment based programmes i.e. Foundation Degrees and Apprenticeships, where students typically attend one day a week only. This calendar has three trimesters of equal length. If you are unsure of what calendar you are on, please contact your programme team.

Academic Calendar D: Trimesters (Early Start) Dates
  2021/22
Trimester 1: Advent Trimester Mon 13 Sep 2021 - Fri 7 Jan 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 6 Dec 2021 - Fri 24 7 Jan 2022
Trimester 2: Easter Trimester Mon 10 Jan 2022 - Fri 6 May 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 4 Apr 2022 - Fri 6 May 2022
Trimester 3: Michaelmas Trimester Mon 9 May 2022 - Fri 19 Aug 2022
Formal Assessment/ Examination Period Mon 1 Aug 2022 - Fri 19 Aug 2022
Reassessment Period Mon 5 Sep 2022 - Fri 9 Sep 2022
Student Holidays (non-teaching) Mon 20 Dec 2021 - Mon 3 Jan 2022 (inclusive)
Mon 4 Apr 2022 - Mon 18 Apr 2022 (inclusive)

Please note: If you are unsure of the calendar that you are on, please contact your programme team for details.

University Term Dates (Postgraduate)

Term dates
Michaelmas Term Mon 24 Sep 2018 - Fri 7 Dec 2018
Lent Term Mon 7 Jan 2019 - Fri 22 Mar 2019
Trinity Term
Mon 22 Apr 2019 - Fri 21 Jun 2019

Faculty of Education

Term dates
Michaelmas Term
PCET Mon 3 Sep 2018 - Fri 14 Dec 2018
Lent Term
PCET Wed 2 Jan 2019 - Fri 29 Mar 2019
Trinity Term
PCET Mon 15 Apr 2019 - Fri 21 Jun 2019
 
  Programme Registration Events Sat 8 & Sun 9 Sept 2018
Semester 1 PGCE Primary, 7-14 & Secondary Mon 10 Sep 2018 – Fri 8 Feb 2019
   

Christmas break
Mon 24 Dec 2018 – Fri 4 Jan 2019

Semester 2 PGCE Primary, 7-14 & Secondary Mon 11 Feb 2019 – Fri 12 Jul 2019
   

Easter break
Mon 1 Apr 2019 – Fri 12 Apr 2019

University Term Dates (Postgraduate)

Term dates
Michaelmas Term Mon 24 Sep 2018 - Fri 7 Dec 2018
Lent Term Mon 7 Jan 2019 - Fri 22 Mar 2019
Trinity Term
Mon 22 Apr 2019 - Fri 21 Jun 2019

Please note that PGCE Programme Term Dates are subject to re-validation and will be confirmed shortly.

Term dates
Welcome and Induction (1st Year Undergraduate Students) Mon 10 Sep 2018 - Fri 14 Sep 2018
Term dates
Michaelmas Term Mon 17 Sep 2018 - Fri 7 Dec 2018
Lent Term Wed 2 Jan 2019 - Fri 22 Mar 2019
Trinity Term
Mon 15 Apr 2019 - Fri 14 Jun 2019

Primary Education (Progression Route)

Term dates
Michaelmas Term Mon 10 Sep 2018 - Fri 14 Dec 2018
Lent Term Wed 2 Jan 2019 - Fri 22 Mar 2019
Trinity Term
Mon 15 Apr 2019 - Fri 19 Jul 2019

 

 

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