Information For Students

Term Dates 2018/19


School opens: Monday 3 September 2018


Half term holiday

School closes: Friday 19 October 2018

School opens: Monday 29 October 2018


Christmas holiday

School closes: Wednesday 19 December 2018

School opens:  Thursday 3 January 2019


Half term holiday

School closes: Friday 15 February 2019

School opens:  Monday 25 February 2019


Easter holiday

School closes: Friday 5 April 2019

School opens:  Tuesday 23 April 2019

Bank holiday: School closes Monday 6 May 2019


Half term holiday

School closes: Friday 24 May 2019

School opens:  Monday 3 June 2019


Your tutor will inform you in advance if any of the above dates are changed

Being away from home can be a daunting experience. In addition to working hard to study on your course, there are a host of other issues you’ll be faced with, including accommodation, health care, finances and even personal concerns, but please remember that Community Revival is here to help you every step of the way. We’re only happy when you are happy. You can contact us at anytime to discuss your needs – before you apply, during the application procedure and even after you have successfully completed your course at Community Revival and progressed to higher studies or employment.

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First Time Student Arrivals - Top Tips

Some useful information from the UK Home Office for new students:

As part of your preparations for your studying in the UK this year, Border Force want to make sure you have everything you need to get through the UK border as efficiently as possible. Follow these top tips for a smooth journey through the UK border:


Have your passport ready


Ensure you complete a landing card (if a non EEA National).


Have your university Certificate of Acceptance Studies (CAS) number ready. If you don’t have a CAS number please brings details of your course of study.


Keep any medical documentation, recent bank statement and details of where you are staying in your hand luggage, we may ask to see this information.


Do not bring in any meat or dairy products from outside the EU.

There are also restrictions on other food products such as fish, eggs and honey, as well as some fruit, vegetables and plants (e.g. bulbs, seeds, cut flowers and tree bark).

Duty Free

There are also restrictions on the amount of tobacco, alcohol and gifts you can bring in the UK. If you exceed your duty-free allowance and do not declare them, all of your items could be taken away from you.

Banned Goods

Never bring in counterfeit goods, illegal drugs, offensive weapons or indecent or obscene material. Some items are restricted and will require a licence or permit.


You must declare any sums of cash of £10,000 or more (or the equivalent in another currency) if you are travelling from a country outside the European Union.


Never give false or misleading information (including forged or counterfeit documents)