Study spaces at university

If you commute to uni it can be hard to avoid the urge to go home after your lectures. After all, you’ve got commute ahead of you and all your creature comforts are at home; your own bed, Netflix, re-runs of Love Island. But university is about more than just the lectures. It’s a place to socialise. A place to get your work done without your little sister chewing your ear off or your brother pestering you to play Fortnite. Just so you know there are places for you to work and relax at uni when you’re not in lectures, we’ve compiled a list of the best study spaces on campus below.

City Centre

The City Centre Campus’ four buildings have loads of study spaces and breakout areas where commuting students can spend time with friends or knuckle down and get some work done. Here’s just a few popular ones!

Curzon Library

The library cafe means you can't use getting a coffee as an excuse to procrastinate.

Curzon library cafe

curzon library desks

Breakout areas

There's plenty of break out areas to choose from, and they range from quieter study areas to more social spaces to relax. Why not...

Keep it nice and bright in Curzon B.

Curzon B breakout area 1

Or try out one of these futuristic too-comfortable-for-studying pods.

Curzon B pods

Maybe feel like an evil genius in these high-backed chairs.

Curzon library breakout

Take five at Parkside

Parkside study spaces

City South Study areas

It's important to know you'll always have access to a computer while you're at university, which is why all campuses have accessible computers in a number of areas, from quiet zones to more relaxed spaces.

CS2 study spaces

Mary Seacole Library has a mix of open and private study areas for individual or group work.

library - city south study spaces

But you might just want to unplug and unwind in the poppy garden...

Poppy garden

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