We are delighted to confirm that Augustine House will be open as follows during the Christmas holidays:

  • 09:00am – 05:00pm – 22nd December – 31st December (Self-service* between 09:00 and 11:00)
  • Closed on Christmas Day (25th December), Boxing Day (26th December) and New Year’s Day (1st January).
  • Augustine House will re-open as normal on 2nd January 2018 at 06:00am and resume 24/7 opening hours.

In order to support our students, we will also be offering Library, i-zone and IT support service at Augustine House every day between 11:00am – 05:00pm except on Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day.

You can contact the i-zone by telephone 01227 922 222 or email i-zone@canterbury.ac.uk

All other campus departments and facilities at Canterbury will be closed from Thursday 21st December 2017 and will re-open on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

The Shuttle Bus service will run as normal until the end of day on Thursday 21st December 2017 and will resume again after the Christmas break on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.


Christ Church Sports Centre, Canterbury

The Sports Centre will close at 05:00pm on 21st December 2017 and will re-open on 2nd January 2018 inclusive. For more details click here. 

Learning Centre, Broadstairs Campus and Salomons Library, Tunbridge Wells

Closed from 05:00pm on 21st December 2017 – Tuesday 2nd January 2017 inclusive.

Drill Hall Library, Medway Campus

Closed from 05:00pm Friday 22nd December 2017 until 08:00am Tuesday 2nd January 2018 inclusive with varying hours for the rest of the holiday period.

For more detailed Christmas Opening Hours, please visit the Library Opening Hours Webpage.


Catering Outlets

North Holmes Road Campus

Catering outlets on North Holmes Road will close on Thursday 21st December at 06.00pm and will re-open after the Christmas break on Tuesday 2nd December at 08.00am.

Augustine House

Augustine House Atrium will be open everyday over the Christmas period except for 25th, 26th and 27th December. It will also be closed on 1st January 2018.

Barista & Baker

Barista & Baker will be closed on 24th and 25th December, it will then re-open for 26th and 27th December. It will then be closed again from 28th December until 07.30am on 2nd January 2018.

The Lounge

The Lounge Bar will close at 11.30pm on Saturday 16th December and will not re-open until 11.00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Broadstairs Dwell/Bar

Broadstairs Dwell catering outlet will be closed on Thursday 21st December at 03.30pm and will re-open at 08.00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.

Medway Touchdown

Medway Touchdown will close at 04.00pm on Thursday 21st December, and will re-open at 08.00am on Tuesday 2nd January 2018.


Security Arrangements

Security staff are on duty 24 hours per day, 365 days per year across all campuses.

In an emergency please ring the North Holmes Road Security team on 01227 922111, internal extension 2111

Remember, you can download SafeZone, a free app for students that connects you to the University security team if you ever need urgent help, first aid or if you have an emergency while on any of our campuses. Click here for details.