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Study areas

To use a study space you must be a Library member.

During the University examination period, Saturday 26 March – Friday 10 June, we ask that External borrowers don’t use study spaces.

We provide a variety of study areas to accommodate different ways of studying. Find the right study space for you.

Group study

Students studying on the 2nd Floor of the Library

There are specific areas where groups can discuss their work.

  • Ground Floor
  • 1st Floor - this PC area also has eight bookable group study rooms. They may be used on a first-come first-served basis when not booked - book a group study room
  • 2nd Floor - group study area and pods
  • 4th Floor - group study area and pods

Individual, quiet study space

Many of the study spaces in the Library are intended for individual, quiet study.

  • Ground Floor - Short Loan area
  • 2nd Floor - desks around the outside of the book shelves
  • 3rd Floor - this whole floor is for quiet study
  • 4th Floor - desks around the outside of the book shelves

Silent study

If you want to work in silence make your way to the 5th Floor. There are also some PCs on this floor.

Study areas with PCs

There is a large area on the 1st Floor with PCs. There are also some PCs in the silent study area on the 5th Floor.

Watch our brief video intro to Library study areas


Can't find a space? There are other study spaces available on campus