The University of Southampton
Human Resources

Annual leave entitlement

The University offers a generous annual leave entitlement, supplemented by University closure days and public holidays.

Employees at Levels 4 to 7 receive 30 days of annual leave, plus University closure days and public holidays.

Employees at Levels 1 to 3 receive 20 days of annual leave on entry, rising to 24 days with service, plus University closure days and public holidays.

All leave entitlements are pro-rated for part-time staff. Leave entitlements are calculated using a standardised process based on your contracted hours. 

The University's annual leave year runs from 1 October to 30 September each year. Your annual leave entitlement can be viewed and booked via your MyHR Dashboard.

Related documents

Policy - Annual leave for employees at Levels 1 to 3

Policy - Annual leave for employees at Levels 4 to 7

Guidelines - Annual leave for part-time staff

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