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Campus opening hours

Term Time

These are the periods during which teaching, assessment, any public exhibitions, the library and both supported and supervised technical services are fully operational.

Battersea & Kensington

Monday to Friday, 9am – 10pm.

Saturday, 10am – 8pm.

Closed on Sundays.

White City

Garden House: Monday to Friday, 9am – 10pm

Saturday, 10am – 8pm.

Closed on Sunday.

Media Works: Monday to Friday, 9am – 8pm

Closed on Saturday & Sunday.

Library in Kensington

Monday to Friday, 9am – 9pm

Saturday, 10am – 5pm

Closed Sunday

Non-Term Time

Kensington, Battersea & Garden House (White City)

Monday to Friday, 9am – 5.30pm

Closed on Saturday & Sunday.

MediaWorks (White City)

Monday to Friday, 9am – 8pm.

Closed on Saturday & Sunday.

Library in Kensington

Monday to Friday, 10am – 5pm.

Closed on Saturday & Sunday.

During non-term time and independent study, limited Technical Services spaces and the Library are available for students to use. The hours that students are able to access Technical Services differ to term time to allow for staff leave, training and equipment maintenance.

Students can keep up-to-date all year round with the technical services live status on the intranet.

College closure days

College campuses and buildings are closed on UK Bank Holidays and for annual official College Closure Days, which are listed below for the 2023/24 academic year:

Saturday 23 December 2023 – Tuesday 2 January 2024 inclusive

Thursday 28 March – Tuesday 2 April 2024 inclusive

Monday 6 May

Monday 27 May

Monday 26 August

Teaching dates

September 2023 entry

Stage 1
4 September – 15 December 2023

Stage 2
8 January – 19 April 2024

January 2024 entry

Stage 1
8 January – 19 April 2024

Stage 2
7 May – 16 August 2024

May 2024 entry

Stage 1
7 May – 16 August 2024

Stage 2
9 September – 20 December 2024

September 2024 entry

Stage 1
9 September – 20 December 2024

Stage 2
6 January – 17 April 2025

2023/24

Term 1

4 September – 15 December 2023
Including independent study week 23–27 October

Term 2

8 January – 19 April 2024
Includes independent study week 26 February – 1 March and College closure for Easter 28 March – 2 April

Term 3

7 May – 16 August 2024
Including independent study week 24–28 June

2024/25

Term 1

9 September – 20 December 2024
Including independent study week 28 October – 1 November

Term 2

6 January – 17 April 2025
Including independent study week 24–28 February; College closure for Easter 18–21 April

Term 3

6 May – 15 August 2025
Including independent study week 23–27 June

2025/26

Term 1

8 September – 19 December 2025
Including independent study week 27–31 October

Term 2

5 January – 17 April 2026
Including independent study week 23–27 February and College closure for Easter 3–6 April

Term 3

5 May – 14 August 2026
Including independent study week 22–26 June

2023/24

Term 1

4 September – 15 December 2023
Including independent study week 23–27 October

Term 2

8 January – 19 April 2024
Includes independent study week 26 February – 1 March and College closure for Easter 28 March – 2 April

Term 3

7 May – 16 August 2024
Including independent study week 24–28 June

2024/25

Term 1

9 September – 20 December 2024
Including independent study week 28 October – 1 November

Term 2

6 January – 17 April 2025
Including independent study week 24–28 February; College closure for Easter 18–21 April

Term 3

6 May – 15 August 2025
Including independent study week 23–27 June

2025/26

Term 1

8 September – 19 December 2025
Including independent study week 27–31 October

Term 2

5 January – 17 April 2026
Including independent study week 23–27 February and College closure for Easter 3–6 April

Term 3

5 May – 14 August 2026
Including independent study week 22–26 June

Contact us

For any general enquiries, email us at

Email us at
[email protected]
Darwin Building, Kensington