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    Christmas 2021

    Christmas opening hours

    Our campuses will close as normal on Thursday 23 December 2021. The University will be closed between 24 December 2021 and 3 January 2022 inclusive.

    Some University buildings will require card access from 4.00pm on Wednesday 23 December until 7.00am Tuesday 4 January 2022.

    Select areas on campus will remain open over this period. See full details of campus opening times and how to contact Security »

    Not quite feeling the Christmas spirit?

    If you’re spending Christmas without friends or family and you are feeling overwhelmed, there are a number of services that you can reach out to for support. 

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    12 days of Research…

    As 2021 comes to a close, we're using the festive period to look back on some of our key stories from the last 12 months. Check back to discover something new each day, from 25 December to 5 January.