Statutory, University & Discretionary Holidays


Bank Holidays

29 May 2017
28 August 2017


The Vice-Chancellor has agreed the following closure dates for the 2017/18 academic year:

Christmas and New Year 2017

The University will close at 5.00 pm on Thursday 21 December 2017 and will re-open at 9.00 am on Tuesday 2 January 2018.

Easter 2018

The University will close at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 28 March 2018 and reopen at 9.00 am on Thursday 5 April 2018.

Bank Holidays

7th May 2018
28th May 2018
27th August 2018

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 04/05/17 (HR Divisional Officer)
Review Date April 2018

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