Christmas closure dates

University closure dates for Christmas and New Year's 2023/2024.

Generally, University buildings close for this period and staff are required to take leave, unless the Head of School or Professional Services has made alternative arrangements. Service providers covering this period publish their opening times separately.


For the 2023 festive period, the University will close at 5pm on Thursday 21 December 2023, and reopen at 9am on Wednesday 3 January 2024.

Public holiday dates

  • Monday 25 December 2023
  • Tuesday 26 December 2023
  • Monday 1 January 2024
  • Tuesday 2 January 2024