Closed days and public holidays

The University closes for 15 days in each academic year, ie from 1 October to the following 30 September. Eight of these days are public holidays: the Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Year’s Day holidays; Good Friday and Easter Monday; May Day; Whit Monday; August Bank Holiday Monday.

The other seven days are set in advance by the University Council, and will normally include: days which would otherwise be working days between Christmas and New Year; and the Tuesday and Wednesday after Easter.


 
2014

Wednesday 1 January (public holiday)
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Friday 18 April (public holiday)

Monday 21 April (public holiday)

Tuesday 22 April (closed day)

Wednesday 23 April (closed day)
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Monday 5 May (public holiday)
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Monday 26 May (public holiday)
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Monday 25 August (public holiday)

Tuesday 26 August (closed day)
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Wednesday 24 December (closed day)

Thursday 25 December (public holiday)

Friday 26 December (public holiday)

Monday 29 December (closed day)

Tuesday 30 December (closed day)

Wednesday 31 December (closed day)

2015

Thursday 1 January (public holiday)

Friday 2 January (closed day)

Friday 3 April (public holiday)

Monday 6 April (public holiday)

Tuesday 7 April (closed day)

Monday 4 May (public holiday)

Monday 25 May (public holiday)

Monday 31 August (public holiday)

Wednesday 23 December (closed day)

Thursday 24 December (closed day)

Friday 25 December (public holiday)

Monday 28 December (public holiday)

Tuesday 29 December (closed day)

Wednesday 30 December (closed day)

Thursday 31 December (closed day)

2016

Friday 1 January (public holiday)