Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

IAD winter closure dates

Details of the IAD's winter closure period.

Winter closure 20/21

The IAD will be closed from 5pm Friday 18th December 2019, and reopen on Tuesday 5th January 2021.

During this time, staff and generic email accounts will not be answered / checked. Our offices are still shut, due to covid-19 remote working arrangements.

Please get in touch with us once we reopen in early 2021.

Online materials

There are a range of online support materials for staff and students that can still be accessed whilst we are closed.

For taught students, please visit Study Hub

Find out about Study Hub

We also have a range of online information guides aimed at academics, plus our Teaching Matters blog and Edinburgh Hybrid Teaching Exchange site:

Online resources for research active academics

Online guidances on teaching and learning topics

Teaching Matters blog

Edinburgh Hybrid Teaching Exchange

Booking our workshops

Some workshops are already open for booking for semester 2. You may still be able to plan your development and book workshop places online during the winter closure period.

You can find listings on our IAD website, and at the University Events Booking website (please select 'Institute for Academic Development' from the drop down list of providers.)

Find IAD workshops to book via the University Events Booking website

Students on campus - other support during the University winter closure period

If you are a student staying on-campus over the winter break, you can find further details of activities and support available at a designated SharePoint site:

Winter break activities for students - SharePoint site (EASE log in required)