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Student support over the winter break

Campus closure dates, wellbeing support and much more

21st November 2022

Please be aware that the University will be closing a few days earlier this year for our winter break. The majority of our buildings (except the library) will close at 5pm on Tuesday 20 December and will reopen on Tuesday 3 January.

Please see details below of the support that will be available during this period.

The library

The library will be open on various days throughout the winter break period. Please see our opening times for full details.

The library is open 24/7 from Monday 14 November - Friday 16 December.

Library chat service is available 24/7 all year round.

Student Hub

Please visit the Student Hub portal pages for support on wellbeing, finances, and your studies.

Remember that our Student Assistance Programme is available 24/7 365 for wellbeing support, including helpful webinars, podcasts and articles.

Solent Futures

Solent Futures will close on Tuesday 20 December, re-opening Tuesday 3 January 2023.

Solent Futures Online, our online careers resource, can be accessed 24/7. You can sign up for job alerts for part-time jobs, placements, internships and graduate opportunities. You can also get instant feedback on your CV using CV360, discover the Living CV to help you evidence your skills and knowledge, and use the e-learning hub with videos on how to boost your career skills.

Learning Technologies Helpdesk

For support with SOL, assessment submission, IT queries and digital skills, please use the ask for help service.

A full summary of your assessments and deadlines can be found on your assessment dashboard.

Media hatch, studios and labs

Media Hatch – The last date for loans is Friday 16 December. The hatch will be open for equipment returns only on Monday 19 December. It will re-open on Tuesday 3 January.

Music and photo studios, JM Computing, HC Hair, make-up and prosthetics – Evening opening will end on Friday 16 December and restart on Monday 23 January.


Our residence team will be available on certain days during the break to offer assistance. Security will be working 24/7 and you can call the ResHub on 07778 345113 if you need any support.