Study Space

There are a number of study spaces on campus. The Library provides a wide variety of study spaces and facilities within a spacious naturally lit environment.

There are quiet, silent and group study spaces on all floors. There are 1500 reader spaces with a mixture of comfortable informal seating and traditional study desks. Each desk has its own power point for laptop use and WiFi access is available throughout the Library.

There are 350 computers located in the PC Zones and IT Training Rooms on the Ground Floor and floors 1, 2 and 3.

Study SpaceBest forFloorArea
Silent Study Zones Those wishing to study alone and in silence B Silent Study Zone
1, 2 and 3 Blue and Orange Zones
2 PC Zone 2.1 & 2.2
1 Graduate School Reading Room – Silent Reading Room

Quiet Study Zones Those wishing to study alone but with occasional very low-volume conversation B Green Zone
G Express Zone
G IT Training Rooms 1 & 2 (when not in use for teaching)
1, 2 and 3 Yellow Zones
1 and 3 PC Zones
1 Graduate School Reading Room
3 Pink Zone

Quiet Group Study Zones Those wishing to study in small groups with low-volume conversation GF
Express Zone (Round tables)
1 Graduate School Reading Room
3 Pink Zone (Round tables)

Group Study Rooms Those wishing to study in larger groups. Pre-booking essential B
B.1 and B.2
1 1.1, 1.2, 1.3, 1.4 and 1.5
2 2.0, 2.1 and 2.2
3 3.1, 3.2, 3.3 and 3.4

If you want to report any problems in the study spaces you can text 01163 470605 during staffed hours. Staff will reply and investigate.

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