Spring Vacation Guide

Find out more about the Spring vacation and events taking place during April.

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The Spring vacation period takes place between 7 April and 8 May (inclusive).

Between these dates there are Bank Holidays on 7 April (Good Friday), 10 April (Easter Monday), 1 May (Early May Bank Holiday) and 8 May (King’s coronation).

Many of the University’s services will remain open during the break, although some will have reduced hours and will be closed on the Bank Holidays.

Check out the University’s Spring Vacation Period page for further details of opening times for the Templeman and Drill Hall Libraries, Nexus, catering outlets, Student Support and Wellbeing, Careers and Employability Service, the Student Learning Advisory Service, the Sports Centre and Kent Union.

Easter break

Plus, if you’re staying on campus, don’t miss Easter events taking place during the break. You don’t need to celebrate Easter to attend and enjoy them!

On Tuesday 4 April 2-5pm there will be a Student Easter Egg Hunt on the Medway campus open to all students. Find the eggs hidden around the three University of Kent Buildings and exchange them at Reception in the Medway building for an Easter treat.

Easter egg hunt

On Wednesday 5 April 10am-4pm there will be a Student Easter Egg Hunt on the Canterbury campus. Find the eggs hidden around the colleges and bring them to the College and Community Life office in the Locke building for an Easter treat.

On Wednesday 5 April 12-3pm, join Kent Union and get creative for Give It A Go Easter Crafts.

And on Thursday 6 April 6.30pm-8.30pm, Woolf College residents can head to Woolf Seminar Room 3 for some Easter egg decorating.

Easter break

If you’re looking to use the Spring break as an opportunity to develop your skills and boost your CV, the Careers and Employability Service are hosting an online event titled How to make the most of your vacation on 12 April 1-2pm and 19 April 2-3pm. Join them for suggestions on activities to build your employability potential during the break.

Whatever your plans, we hope you have a restful and enjoyable Spring vacation!