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Handbook Contents

1 General Information
2 Course Regulations and Progression
3 Module Selection and Course Transfers
4 Teaching, Learning and Study
5 Examinations and Assessment
6 Pastoral Care and Support
7 Student Voice
8 Careers and Personal Development
9 University Information

1.4 Facilities

Covid-19 Advice

The following information pertains to a normal academic year. Access to facilities may currently be restricted: check departmental announcements for up-to-date information.

Department Buildings and Access

The Statistics Department is located in the Mathematical Sciences Building, which also houses Computer Science and Mathematics. It was completed in October 2018 and provides spaces for interdisciplinary collaboration and enhanced student experience.

The building is open access between 8 am and 6 pm, however students with their home department in Statistics can use their University Cards at all times to access the ground floor. Please do not allow anyone to tailgate you into the building outside of normal hours

Common Room

The student common room is located in MB0.14, on the ground floor of the Mathematical Sciences Building. All students with their home department in Statistics can access the room using their University Card and will be able to find their pigeon hole in the common room. There is also a water boiler, communal fridge, sink, dishwasher, noticeboards and tables which can be used by all students. Please make yourself at home but be respectful of others by keeping the fridge and communal spaces tidy.

The common room may be used for work however its primary purpose is a social area so there may be quieter areas for working.

Work Areas

MB0.10 is a computer work room that can be used by any student with their home department in Statistics.

MB0.02 is a computer room on the ground floor of the Mathematical Sciences Building. It is sometimes used for teaching sessions but can be used by students for study whenever not in use.

There are areas located in various places on floors 1 to 3 which contain desks and blackboards and can be used between 8 am and 6 pm.

MSc students and fourth year students on the integrated Masters programmes can additionally use the M-level workroom MB0.09.

Work Area Etiquette

Noise – work areas are intended for quiet study so if you wish to chat with your friends please use the atrium or find another location.

Please do not:

  • Use mobile phones, skype or other such systems
  • Play music or computer games etc
  • Leave food, drink, clothing etc in the work areas
  • Move furniture
  • Leave the work areas untidy - we will spot check and people not complying with the rules will be asked to leave
  • Spread your belongings onto more than one desk
  • Allow unauthorised people into the computer room, common room or the building

Please be prepared to show your University ID card if asked

The Department is not responsible for any items left, lost or stolen in the work areas.

Any problems or queries please talk to the Support Office.