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Key dates for 2022/23

Dates and deadlines

 Full year  Autumn (September start) Spring
(January start)

Study Abroad 'Health & Society' applications

1 February - 1 March

1 February - 1 March

1 September - 30 September

Study Abroad Exchange programme applications 

1 February - 10 April

1 February - 10 April

1 September - 31 October

All other Study Abroad applications 

1 February - 1 March1

1 February - 1 March1

1 September - 30 September1

Accommodation applications open



October TBC2

Accommodation move-in date

17/18 September 

17/18 September

7/8 January 

Orientation / January exam period for Full Year students

19 September   

19 September

9 January

Semester (teaching) begins

26 September

26 September

16 January

Semester ends

2 June3

16 December4

2 June3

Accommodation move-out date

24 June5

7 January5

24 June5

Transcript available from

mid July6

mid March6

mid July6

Exchange Nomination period

15 January - 15 March

15 January - 15 March

15 August - 1 October


Please refer to the Academic calendar for exact teaching dates and exam periods. 

1 Please note that applications submitted before the deadline which fulfil our entry requirements are not guaranteed to be offered a place; they may be made unsuccessful due to limited capacity on our Study Abroad programmes.

2 You will need to have received and accepted an offer before you can apply for Residences.

3 Please note that students are expected to be able to remain in London up until (and including) the last day of the examination period. Alternative assessment will not be offered to students who wish to leave London before this date. Exams timetables for that period are normally released in March of that year.

4 End of classes. Online Exams/Assessments may be scheduled in January, but you do not need to be in London after this date if you are coming as a Semester 1-only student. Students will be officially still registered at King's until 13 January 2023.

5 If staying in a King's residence, please note that contracts run up until these dates and must be paid for in full, even if you depart earlier. 

6 Please note grades cannot be made available before then, whatever the circumstances, as only ratified grades can be provided. Students submitting Mitigating Circumstances Request for an assessment extension should be aware this might mean full results are not available until period 3 (Late August/September).

Accommodation advice

If you wish to arrive earlier than the official move in date, please contact the residence to which you have been allocated to make enquiries; bookings will be subject to availability. If you intend to arrive after the official move-in date, please ensure you advise your residence of your intended arrival date in advance.

Please note that the second semester (Spring) is longer than the first semester (Autumn) because it is linked to the Examinations term. Students are expected to be in attendance for the whole period. This is particularly important to note in relation to accommodation contracts and fees.


How to Apply


Find out how to apply to study abroad at King's College London.