We’re lucky enough to have two bank holidays this month, on Monday 7 and Monday 28 May. If you’re planning on heading into campus to get some revision done or meeting with friends, below are the opening hours for all of the key services:

The Library

The Library and URS buildings will be open as normal for both of the bank holidays – that’s 9am-10pm in the Library and 24 hours in URS, with normal staffing levels.


Helpdesk and financial support

The helpdesk and student financial support teams will be unavailable on the bank holidays. If you have a query, visit the Essentials student support or finance pages. Alternatively, you can send your enquiry to us by email or RISIS and we will respond after the bank holiday.


Places to eat and drink

The URS Café Libro will be open on both bank holidays between 9am-6pm, but the other campus cafes will be closed.

For our other catering venues, see the below details:

  • Park Eat – 8.30am to 11pm
  • Park Bar – 10am to 1am
  • Northcourt – 7pm to Midnight
  • Ice House – 3pm to Midnight
  • Wantage Bar – 7pm to Midnight
  • Park House, St Patricks and Wantage – Closed
  • The Dairy – Midday to Midnight


Counselling, Wellbeing and Disability Advisory Services

Both the Counselling, Wellbeing and Disability Advisory Services will be closed for the bank holidays.


Halls hotline

The halls receptions will be closed for the bank holidays.  The Halls Hotline will be open as usual, 24/7 for assistance. You can call the hotline on 0118 3787777.


Security Services

Security Services will remain open as usual, 24 hours a day. Find out more here.


International Student advice

The International Student Advisory Team will be closed on the bank holiday, but you can visit their website here.


Careers advice

The Careers Centre will be closed for the bank holidays, but you can find information online on their website.