Tip of the Week

Published: Wednesday 26th November 2014

Taking leave over the Christmas break?  Don't forget to discuss your holiday plans with your supervisor put in a leave application on Staff Connect!

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.

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