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University calendar

The Calendar contains details of the University's governance and rules and regulations including the Charter, Statutes and Ordinances. The University's other main rules and regulations can be accessed via the link below, as well as information about the academic regulatory framework for learning, teaching and assessment.

Staff and students must abide by the regulatory framework, and it is their responsibility to ensure familiarity.

The full Calendar for the relevant year can be accessed below.

University Calendar 2018/19

University Calendar 2017/18

University Calendar 2016/17

University Calendar 2015/16

University Calendar 2014/15

Note that revisions to ordinances made during the year will not be included in the Calendar above. For the most up-to-date version of the ordinances please see the Ordinances page.

The University's other main rules and regulations can be accessed via the link below, as well as information about the academic regulatory framework for learning, teaching and assessment:

General rules and regulations

Academic regulations

Public Holidays

The University recognises six fixed public holidays and in addition to these, four fixed university holidays are set each year. Employees must ensure they reserve enough of their annual entitlement to cover these days where they fall within their normal working pattern.

The six public holidays recognised are:

  • Christmas Day (25th December)
  • Boxing Day (26th December)
  • New Year's Day (1st January)
  • 2nd January
  • Good Friday
  • Easter Monday


University Holidays

Additionally the University designates four days over the Christmas/New Year period as university holidays - these can vary depending on when the weekends fall within this period.

2019 - 2020 Fixed Public and University Holiday Dates

Wednesday 25 December 2019 Public Holiday
Thursday 26 December 2019 Public Holiday
Friday 27 December 2019 University Holiday
Monday 30 December 2019 University Holiday
Tuesday 31 December 2019 University Holiday
Wednesday  1 January 2020 Public Holiday
Thursday 2 January 2020 Public Holiday
Friday 3 January 2020 University Holiday
Friday 10 April 2020 Public Holiday
Monday 13 April 2020 Public Holiday
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