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Winter Break at Kent | Canterbury


Find out about services and activities on and off campus

What's open on campus?

Medical Centre

Please see the University Medical Centre website for details about opening hours outside of term time. If you need medical assistance outside of these opening hours, see the Medical Centre Out of Hours information page.


Please see the accommodation webpage for details of accommodation closures over the winter vacation period.

Templeman Library

Please visit the library webpage to read full details of it's 'Winter Break' borrowing and opening times operating from 14 December 2018 to 14 January 2019.

Catering and bars

Visit the University's catering and bar's webpage to find out opening times of the different food and drink venues on campus.

Kent Sport

Kent Sport facilities will be closed for the Christmas holiday period from Friday 21 December 2018 to Tuesday 1 January 2019 inclusive. All facilities will be open as usual on Wednesday 2 January.


Services in local area

Links to local shop opening times:

Postal services:



Public Transport

On public holidays such as Christmas and New Years Day there are often limited services available on all modes of Public Transport (roads and rail).

Canterbury- Medway Campus Shuttle Bus: Keep an eye on the website to know the last day the shuttle will be running and any changes taking place during the holidays.




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Last Updated: 07/12/2018