Bank and Public Holidays

The Central Academic Bodies and central activities of the University of London (the "central University”) is closed on the following eight bank and public holidays:

  • New Year's Day; 
  • Good Friday;
  • Easter Monday;
  • May Bank Holiday;
  • Spring Bank Holiday;
  • Late Summer Bank Holiday;
  • Christmas Day;
  • Boxing Day.  

Employees whose normal working days fall on a bank or public holiday are entitled to paid leave on that day. 

An employee required to work on that day will be given equivalent time off in lieu and/or (those eligible Clerical, Technical and Support  staff or Manual Skilled Trade staff) additional payment at the appropriate overtime rate – see Overtime/time off in lieu (TOIL) for further details. 

See also University Closure Days