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Academic Staff

The Academic holiday year is 1 September - 31 August. All full-time academic staff are entitled to 35 days of holiday each year, with the exception of Research Assistants who are entitled to 30 days each year. There are also a number of statutory bank holidays and concessionary days University staff benefit from.

For guidance on how to calculate additional bank holiday entitlement, for example the Royal Wedding, please click here pdf(186 kb)

For more information please read the aid to calculating holiday entitlementword(101 kb)


Professional Services

Similar to notice periods, holiday for professional services staff will be dependent upon their salary grade:

GradeFull-time holiday entitlement (days)
A - D 20
E - F 22
G - H 23
Senior 35

Part-time professional services staff will be allocated their holiday in hours (inclusive of statutory bank holidays and concessionary days). However, those working the same number of hours, five days a week, should manage their holiday in days.

Holiday Guidance word(103 kb)

Calculating Additional Bank Holidays word(28 kb)

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Bank Holiday and Additional Closure Days

In addition to the leave entitlements above, all eligible staff are entitled to leave on all the bank holidays (usually 8 per year) and up to 5 additional closure days.

DMU Holidays 2017 pdf(180 kb)

DMU Holidays 2018 pdf(98.7 kb)

DMU Holidays 2019 pdf(13 kb)

DMU Holidays 2020 pdf(9 kb) 

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