Each year the University closes for a period around the holidays associated with Christmas and New Year. This closure is covered by a combination of public holidays and University Holidays which are listed below.
The following arrangements will apply to the annual Christmas closedown period 2014/2015:
Wednesday 24 December - Christmas Eve The University closes at 3pm subject to workload requirements that may necessitate a later closure up to 5pm for some staff.
Thursday 25 December - Christmas Day Public holiday for all staff
Friday 26 December - Boxing Day Public holiday for all staff
Monday 29 December University holiday for all staff
Tuesday 30 December University holiday for all staff
Wednesday 31 December University holiday for all staff
Thursday 1 January 2015 - New Years Day Public holiday for all staff
Friday 2 January 2015 - Return to work ACT/QLD/SA/VIC The University remains closed for all staff in NSW (including Vice-Chancellery) due to the transferred Bank Holiday. The University is open for staff in all other states.
Staff Connect has been programmed with these Public and University holidays.
Nominated supervisors are encouraged to ensure that staff have submitted leave applications via Staff Connect prior to taking annual leave.