Holidays and leave



Subject to Chinese government approval the University offers staff paid leave for each of the following festivals:

  • Spring Festival
  • Tombs Sweeping Day
  • May Day
  • Dragon Boat Festival
  • Mid-Autumn Festival
  • National Day
  • New Year’s Day

In addition, we also offer annual leave to staff on Christmas Day and Boxing Day.

All XJTLU staff are entitled to a certain number of days of paid leave. You should refer to your contract of employment for further details.

We also offer a period of paid sick, which covers the injuries and payment of salary stipulated by the relevant regulations of the People’s Republic of China as well as the University staff handbook. Detailed information will be given to you when you arrive at the University.

You can download our academic calendars for 2017/2018 and 2018/2019 to find out more about semester and holiday dates.