Absence and annual leave

For time away from the University, there are a number of things employees and their managers need to know and do. Whether it is time off for sick leave, annual leave or study leave this section provides all the necessary information.

Annual Leave

All staff have generous annual leave benefits as well as Bank Holidays and University Closure Days. This section provides details on annual leave entitlements and booking arrangements.

Sickness Absence

This section contains all the necessary information related to sickness absence including reporting arrangements, entitlements to pay under the University Sick Pay Scheme and all associated policies and procedures.

Study Leave

This section contains the University's guidance on study leave for Research and Teaching staff with details of how to apply.

Our HR team is here to support you and can provide specific advice and guidance.


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Last edited Mar 26, 2022