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Summer 2024 in Cornwall

Are you staying on campus in Cornwall over the Summer break? If so, you can find information about opening times, services and events below.

Normal service will continue.

The Multifaith Chaplaincy on the Penryn Campus will remain open Monday-Friday 9:00-17:00. Our volunteer chaplains will take a break over the summer, but will be around on some days. People can continue to contact or visit us in person if they have any questions or would value support.

During the summer holidays the Career Zone will be available online and in person on the Ground Floor of the Exchange building:

•            You will be able to contact them online between 10:00 and 15:00 Monday to Friday.

•            Their in-person opening hours will be 12:00 - 16:00 Tuesday to Thursday.

•            The Career Zone will be closed for the bank holiday on Monday 26 August.

One to one appointments will be available with their friendly and experienced staff, plus the team will also be able to live chat with you via the Career Zone website, take your phone calls and answer your emails.

You can access Handshake to search for jobs and opportunities, My Career Zone Digital for instant CV reviews, interview practice and skills development, plus their website for career research and planning. Phone +44 (0)1392 72 4439, email and live chat on their homepage.

The Compass Helpdesk out of term-time hours commence 17 June. We will be available Monday to Friday 9:00-17:00.

Our summer opening times are 10:00-16:00 from 28 May until September.

You can find out about events and activities on campus here: Events on Campus – FX Plus

To be confirmed

The info point in Peter Lanyon will be open for in-person enquiries or by calling the phone line on 01326 371800 as follows.

Until 14 June open 08:45-17:00

Between 17 June – 20 September open 09:00-17:00

From 24 September open 08:45-17:00

Closed on the bank holidays (27 May, 26 August)

During the closure periods, students can still email or – all emails will be retained and attended to during the next working day.

Georgia’s Voice and ManDown continue throughout the Summer.  All of the others break for the summer and will restart in October.

Contact: Clare Manser,

The Digital Hub will be open in person Monday, Wednesday and Friday 9-5 throughout June, July and August with online bookings 9:00-17:00 every day. The Digital Hub SharePoint also provides a wide range of guides on the university’s digital tools.

The Sports Centre opening times will remain unchanged:

•            Mon-Fri – 06:30-22:00

•            Sat / Sun & late Aug bank holiday – 08:30-18:00.


Contact: Tyrone Morgan,

Out of term opening hours:

SID: Monday – Friday,  09:00 – 17:00

International Student Support are available 9am – 5pm Monday to Friday (except on Bank Holidays) and can be contacted in the usual ways.

If your question can’t wait, why not browse through our most popular links to help answer your questions:

Student visa information

Graduate visa information

Travelling to the UK

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Lost or stolen BRP cards

Weekends from 15 June: : Open 10:00-18:00.

Weekdays from 17 June – 23 August open 9:00-20:00 (staffed (9:00-17:00).

26 August Bank Holiday – unstaffed, but open 9:00-20:00

IT Services are open throughout the summer on our regular core support hours which are 08:45-17:15 Mon to Fri.