Statutory, University & Discretionary Holidays


(i) Christmas and New Year

The Vice-Chancellor has approved that the University will close at 5.00 pm on Friday 23 December 2016 and will re-open at 9.00 am on Tuesday 3 January 2017.

(ii) Easter 2017

The University will close at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 12 April 2017 and reopen at 9.00 am on Thursday 20 April 2017.

(iii) Bank Holidays

1 May 2017
29 May 2017
28 August 2017

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.

Last updated April 16 (Hr Divisional Officer)
Review Date March 2017

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