Institute for Academic Development
Institute for Academic Development

IAD winter closure dates

Details of the IAD's winter closure period.

Winter closure 23/24

The IAD will be closed from 5pm Thursday 21st December 2023, and reopen on Wednesday 3rd January 2024.

During this time, staff and generic email accounts will not be answered / checked. Our offices will be closed.

Please get in touch with us once we reopen in early 2024.

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 site:

Online resources for research active academics

Online guidances on teaching and learning topics

Teaching Matters blog

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. Students can book workshops in the University Events Booking website (please select 'Institute for Academic Development' from the drop down list of providers.)

University Events Booking website - workshops for students

UoE staff can book our workshops in People and Money Learning App.

People and Money - Learning App for staff

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 support available, such as study spaces and activities, at:

Information about services and support during the UoE festive break