Statutory, University & Discretionary Holidays


The holiday in Professional Services will be taken as follows:

(i) Christmas and New Year

The Vice-Chancellor has approved that the University will close at 5.30 pm on Wednesday 23 December and will re-open at 9.00 am on Monday 4 January 2016.

(ii) Easter 2016

The University will close at 5.00 pm on Wednesday 23 March 2016 and reopen at 9.00 am on Thursday 31 March 2016.

(iii) 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.

Last updated November 2015 (David Owen)
Review Date March 2016

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