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.

2019

1 January (public holiday - Tuesday)

2 January (closed day - Wednesday)

19 April (public holiday - Friday)

22 April (public holiday - Monday)

23 April (closed day - Tuesday)

24 April (closed day - Wednesday)

6 May (public holiday - Monday)

27 May (public holiday - Monday)

26 August (public holiday - Monday)

23 December (closed day - Monday)

24 December (closed day - Tuesday)

25 December (public holiday - Wednesday)

26 December (public holiday - Thursday)

27 December (closed day - Friday)

30 December (closed day - Monday)

31 December (closed day - Tuesday)

2020

1 January (public holiday - Wednesday)

10 April (public holiday - Friday)

13 April (public holiday - Monday)

14 April (closed day - Tuesday)

15 April (closed day - Wednesday)

4 May (public holiday - Monday)

25 May (public holiday - Monday )

31 August (public holiday - Monday)

23 December (closed day - Wednesday)

24 December (closed day - Thursday)

25 December (public holiday - Friday)

28 December (public holiday - Monday)

29 December (closed day - Tuesday)

30 December (closed day - Wednesday)

31 December (closed day - Thursday)

2021

1 January (public holiday - Friday)

2 April (public holiday - Friday)

5 April (public holiday - Monday)

6 April (closed day - Tuesday)

7 April (closed day - Wednesday)

3 May (public holiday - Monday)

31 May (public holiday - Monday)

30 August (public holiday - Monday)

23 December (closed day - Thursday)

24 December (closed day - Friday)

27 December (public holiday - Monday)

28 December (public holiday - Tuesday)

29 December (closed day - Wednesday)

30 December (closed day - Thursday)

31 December (closed day - Friday)

2022

3 January (public holiday - Monday)

15 April (public holiday - Friday)

18 April (pubic holiday - Monday)

19 April (closed day - Tuesday)

20 April (closed day - Wednesday)

2 May (public holiday - Monday)

30 May (public holiday - Monday)

29 August (public holiday - Monday)

22 December (closed day - Thursday)

23 December (closed day - Friday)

26 December (public holiday - Monday)

27 December (public holiday - Tuesday)

28 December (closed day - Wednesday)

29 December (closed day - Thursday)

30 December (closed day - Friday)