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Student Guide

Exam information - dates, venues and more

By Annabel Chislett | 11th Apr 2017

Monday 8 May – Friday 16 June 2017 (weeks 25 – 30)

Morning exams begin promptly at 09.30, afternoon sessions begin promptly at 14.00.
Papers can last one to three hours.


Canterbury exam venues: Medway exam venues:
Main Hall – Sports Centre Pilkington Building
Small Hall 2 – Sports Centre Dockyard Church / Sail & Colour Loft
Small Hall 3 – Sports Centre Gillingham Building
Darwin College Conference Suite Medway Building
Eliot Dining Hall
Adapted arrangements venues: Adapted arrangements venues:
Keynes Seminar Rooms 11-17 (Smaller Venue) Gillingham Building
KSA 1 – Keynes College (PC Room) Medway Building
Cornwallis North West Seminar Rooms 1-12 (Individual Rooms)

If you have an Individual Learning Plan, you can find confirmed adapted arrangement details on your SDS. Any questions please contact us.

Seating plan
You will be allocated a seat for each exam, please find the seating plan at your venue before the start of each session.

What to bring

  • KentOne Card. If you have lost this please contact us.
  • Pens, pencils and writing equipment (in a clear pencil case)
  • Still water in a clear plastic bottle

What NOT to bring

  • Mobile phones / smart watches – All electronic devices are prohibited from exam venues. Any device brought into an exam venue will be reported to your school.
  • Bags and coats
  • Food (unless permission given prior)
  • Any drink other than water

Bag room
If you have a bag to drop off please arrive 30 minutes before the start of your exam (It can get very busy!) at the following locations:

Canterbury campus bag room Medway campus bag room
Keynes College: Seminar Room 7 Pilkington Building room 014
Gillingham Building room 2-03
Dockyard Church – Foyer Entrance
Sail & Colour Loft – SCL216

We appreciate exams season is a stressful time of year, we are here to support and help you throughout this period.

Get ahead, know what to expect… see our website for more information
If any details change regarding your exams you will be contacted via your Kent email.

If you have any questions please contact us:

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