Bank and University Holidays – Academic Year 2019-20

The bank holidays for the academic year 2019-20 are:

Wednesday 25 December 2019 Christmas Day
Thursday 26 Decemebr 2019 Boxing Day
Wednesday 01 January 2020  New Year's Day
Friday 10 April 2020 Good Friday
Monday 13 April 2020 Easter Monday
Friday 08 May 2020 Early May bank holiday (VE day)
Monday 25 May 2020 Spring Bank Holiday
Monday 31 August 2020 Summer Bank Holiday

Christmas/New Year Period 2019/2020

For 2019/20 the University has elected to fix the following dates as leave:

Monday

23 December 2019

Tuesday

24 December 2019

Friday

27 December 2019

Monday

30 December 2019

Tuesday

31 December 2019

The above closure days are not a contractual entitlement in the 2019/20 holiday year and creates no precedent in terms of holiday entitlement for future holiday years.

A further bank holiday is held on Wednesday 1 January 2020.

The University would therefore be closed from Monday, 23 December 2019 - Wednesday, 1 January 2020 inclusive and re-opens on Thursday, 2 January 2020.