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Term dates at Kingston University

The University's standard academic year runs from September to June. Most taught programmes are delivered in two teaching blocks, but the actual dates may vary.

2020/21

Please note: our term dates may be subject to change, to ensure we have flexibility as the government guidance on the coronavirus pandemic evolves throughout the year. Where changes are proposed, we will inform relevant groups who might be affected as soon as practicable.

Teaching block dates 2020 - 2021 (PDF)
Postgraduate taught January start and block delivery Calendars 2020-2021 (PDF)
  • Induction week for new students
    Monday 14 September 2020 to Friday 18 September 2020
  • Teaching block 1
    Monday 21 September 2020 to Friday 11 December 2020
  • Teaching block 2
    Monday 4 January 2021 to Friday 2 April 2021
  • Winter vacation / self-study / revision
    Monday 14 December 2020 to Friday 1 January 2021
  • Spring vacation / self-study / revision
    Monday 5 April 2021 to Friday 23 April 2021
  • Summer vacation / self-study / revision
    Monday 5 July 2021 to Friday 17 September 2021
Standard term dates 2020–2021
  • Autumn term
    Monday 21 September 2020 to Friday 11 December 2020
    (New students from Monday 14 September 2020)
  • Spring term
    Monday 4 January 2021 to Friday 2 April 2021
  • Summer term
    Monday 26 April 2021 to Friday 2 July 2021

Detailed information about attendance patterns, and any changes to the standard term dates by programmes of study, should be obtained from the relevant Student and Course Support Office.

Students may be requested to attend an enrolment session prior to the commencement of term.

2019/20

Teaching block dates 2019-2020 (PDF)
  • Induction week for new students
    Monday 16 September 2019 to Friday 20 September 2019
  • Teaching block 1
    Monday 23 September 2019 to Friday 13 December 2019
  • Teaching block 2
    Monday 6 January 2020 to Friday 3 April 2020
  • Winter vacation / self-study / revision
    Monday 16 December 2019 to Friday 3 January 2020
  • Spring vacation / self-study / revision
    Monday 6 April 2020 to Friday 24 April 2020
  • Summer vacation / self-study / revision
    Monday 6 July to Friday 25 September
Standard term dates 2019–2020
  • Autumn term
    Monday 23 September 2018 to Friday 13 December 2019
    (New students from Monday 16 September 2019)
  • Spring term
    Monday 6 January 2020 to Friday 3 April 2020
  • Summer term
    Monday 27 April 2020 to 3 July 2020

Detailed information about attendance patterns, and any changes to the standard term dates by programmes of study, should be obtained from the relevant Student and Course Support Office.

Students may be requested to attend an enrolment session prior to the commencement of term.

2021/22

Standard term dates 2021–2022 
  • Autumn term
    Monday 20 September 2021 to Friday 10 December 2021
    (New students from Monday 13 September 2021)
  • Spring term
    Monday 3 January 2022 to Friday 1 April 2022
  • Summer term
    Monday 25 April 2022 to Friday 1 July 2022

2022/23

Standard term dates 2022–2023 
  • Autumn term
    Monday 26 September 2022 to Friday 16 December 2022
    (New students from Monday 19 September 2022)
  • Spring term
    Monday 9 January 2023 to Friday 7 April 2023
  • Summer term
    Monday 1 May 2023 (bank holiday) to Friday 7 July 2023

2023/24

Provisional term dates 2023–2024 
  • Autumn term
    Monday 18 September 2023 to Friday 15 December 2023
    (New students from Monday 11 September 2023)
  • Spring term
    Monday 8 January 2024 to Friday 29 March 2024
  • Summer term
    Monday 22 April 2024 to Friday 28 June 2024

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