Edinburgh Dental Institute

Christmas closure dates: 2020 and 2021

Christmas closure dates for 2020 and 2021 have been confirmed.

Generally, University buildings close for this period and staff are required to take leave, unless the Head of School or Professional Services has made alternative arrangements. Service providers covering this period publish their opening times separately.

2020

For the 2020 festive period, the University will close at 5pm on 24 December 2020, and reopen at 9am on 5 January 2021.

Public holiday dates

The designated public holidays for all staff will be:

  • Friday 25 December 2020
  • Monday 28 December 2020
  • Friday 1 January 2021
  • Monday 4 January 2021 ¬†

As two of the Scottish public holiday dates over the festive period fall on a weekend, they have been carried over to the next working day.

Closure dates

There are three closure dates during the festive period that will be taken from your annual leave entitlement.

Taken from 2020 annual leave entitlement:

  • Tuesday 29th December 2020
  • Wednesday 30th December 2020
  • Thursday 31st December 2020

Please remember that Friday 3 January 2020 was a closure date, and has already been taken from your 2020 annual leave entitlement.

2021

For the 2021 festive period, the University will close at 5pm on Thursday 23 December 2021, and reopen on 9am on Wednesday 5 January 2022.

Public holiday dates

The designated public holidays for all staff will be:

  • Monday 27 December 2021
  • Tuesday 28 December 2021
  • Monday 3 January 2022
  • Tuesday 4 January 2022

As the Scottish public holiday dates over the festive period fall on a weekend, they have been carried over to the next working day.

Closure dates

There are four closure dates during the festive period that will be taken from your 2021 annual leave entitlement.

  • Friday 24 December 2021
  • Wednesday 29 December 2021
  • Thursday 30 December 2021
  • Friday 31 December 2021