Statutory, University & Discretionary Holidays


The holiday in Professional Services will be taken as follows:

(i) Easter 2015

The University will close at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 1 April 2015 and reopen at 9.00 am on Wednesday 8 April 2015.

(ii) Bank Holidays

4 May 2015
25 May 2015
31 August 2015

(iii) Christmas and New Year

The University will close at 5.00pm on Thursday 24 December 2015 although the Vice-Chancellor is inclined to allow staff working on that day to leave earlier. Staff wishing to take annual leave on this day will be required to take a normal day's leave. The University will re-open at 9.00 am on Monday 4 January 2016.

(iv) Easter 2016

The University will close at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 23 March 2016 and reopen at 9.00 am on Thursday 31 March 2016.

(v) Bank Holidays

2 May 2016
30 May 2016
29 August 2016

It is recommended that these periods should be used throughout the University, but Heads of Departments may make other arrangements as necessary. Where staff are required to work during the Christmas and Easter closure periods, replacement days will be granted.

For further information regarding University closure and holidays, please see Summary of harmonised terms and conditions.

(David Owen)
Review Date March 2016

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