News | Tuesday, 10th December 2019
Winter break opening hours
Important campus information over the festive period
The University will be closed from Tuesday 24 December and will reopen on Thursday 2 January 2020 – this includes our Student Hubs, Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing Services, and Careers Service.
Some of the University’s services and facilities will be operating reduced hours or closed between Monday 16 December and Sunday 5 January, so it is advisable to check with the relevant department before traveling on to campus.
Our services that will remain open during the festive period include:
The Library will continue to be open 24/7 during the winter break – however, the helpdesk will be closed on Saturday 14 and Saturday 21 December and will close at 7:00pm on Monday 23 December until Thursday 2 January.
View our ‘Festive Closure Dates’ PDF to view our academic buildings, sports facilities and catering outlets closure dates.
The Union opening hours are:
- Saturday 14 – Sunday 15 December: closed
- Monday 16 – Thursday 19 December: 9:00am – 6:00pm
- Friday 20 December: 9:00am – 4:00pm
- Saturday 21 – Tuesday 24 December: closed
- Wednesday 25 December: 12:00pm – 7:00pm (the Big Union Christmas)
- Thursday 26 December – Wednesday 1 January: closed
- Thursday 2 January: 9:30am – 4:00pm
- Friday 3 January: 9:30am – 4:00pm
- Saturday 4 – Sunday 5 January: closed
Studiosity is an online feedback service that supports our foundation, first-year undergraduate and level 7 apprentice students to adapt to writing at a university-level. The service is available 24/7. 365 days a year – including Christmas Day, Boxing Day and New Years Day.
Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing Services
Counselling, Mental Health and Wellbeing Services will close for the University winter break at 4:30pm on Monday 23 December and reopen at 8:45am on Thursday 2 January. If you need support, take a look at our self-help information, call NHS 111 or call Samaritans on 116 123 – there’s also advice on what to do if you feel in crisis.
We hope you all have a fantastic winter break and a happy New Year!