Study spaces

How to make best use of the study spaces in the Library.

Book a seat or study room

The Library has a mix of bookable seats, spaces and open access areas. This allows you to plan your time if you would like to. See our Book a seat webpage for more detail.

High demand spaces are bookable and are located:

  • Reading Room including the Mezzanine (Silent Study)
  • Post Graduate Lounge
  • 2nd Floor (Quiet study)
  • 3rd Floor
  • All Group Study Rooms and 7th floor observatory tables.

Non-Bookable seats are located:

  • Ground Floor
  • 1st Floor
  • 4th Floor
  • 5th Floor
  • 6th Floor
  • 7th Floor

There is also a bookable family room for students wanting to bring their children with them while studying. The room has two student desks with PCs, a playmat, and a children's bookcase. 

Book a seat or study room (with or without a PC)

Laptop loans

You can borrow a laptop for the day from one of the laptop lockers on the first floor. 

Connect to wireless

How to connect to the university's wi-fi.

Print, copy, and scan

There are multi-function printer/copier/scanners throughout the Library.

You can print to any of them:

How to print, copy, scan, and top-up your print credit

Switch-off zone

Take a break from study in the switch-off zone - an area of the library dedicated to student well-being.