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Accessible study rooms

Accessible study rooms may be booked by students or staff supporting students registered with the University Disability Services, for a maximum of 3 hours per day and up to four weeks in advance.

All rooms have as standard a computer, an adjustable table and chair, a lamp, whiteboards and automatic doors.

  Separate booking rights for Sensory Study Room. Please see individual room details below.


Accessible Study Room 114

  • A study room located on floor 1. This room also contains a scanner, soft seating and lockers
  • This computer is loaded with Audio Notetaker, Dragon NS, Essay Writer, Inspiration, Jaws, Mindjet MindManager and Read&Write Gold
  • An Optelec Clearnote viewer, orbit trackball mouse and and large print keyboard is also available in this room
  • 360 view

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Opening times

Mon-Sun: 08:00-00:00
(7 days a week)


Accessible Study Room 214

  • A study room located on floor 2. The room also contains lockers, soft seating, a scanner and a printer.
  • This computer is loaded with Audio Notetaker, ClaroRead, Dragon NS, Inspiration, Kurzweil 1000, Mindjet MindManager and Read&Write Gold
  • Please be aware, this room has an automatic light which cannot be turned off
  • 360 view

Please note - this room is situated next to a group area so you may experience some noise.

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Opening times

Mon-Sun: 08:00-22:00
(7 days a week)


Sensory Study Room 309

  • A study room located on floor 3
  • The room also contains soft seating and a scanner, an orbit trackball mouse
  • This room contains various lighting options such a LED light tube and a galaxy star projector
  • Various sensory objects, a weighted lap belt and a yoga mat are available
  • This computer is loaded with the Assistive software Audio Notetaker, Dragon, Essay Writer, Inspiration, Kurzweil 1000, Mindjet MindManager, Read&Write Gold and ZoomText

 Warning! The LED strip lighting remote provides options for strobe and flashing lighting.

  Remember that this room is in a Quiet Study Zone. The room is not soundproofed so it should not be used for group sessions. If you are with a support worker, please keep noise to a minimum.

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A student sitting reading using the bubble light

Opening times

Mon-Sun: 08:00-22:00
(7 days a week)


Accessible Study Room 405

  • A study room located on floor 4. This room also contains lockers, soft seating and a scanner
  • This computer is loaded with Audio Notetaker, Dragon NS, Essay Writerm, Inspiration, Mindjet MindManager, Read&Write Gold and and ZoomText

  Remember that this room is in a Quiet Study Zone. The room is not soundproofed so it should not be used for group sessions. If you are with a support worker, please keep noise to a minimum.

 Book here

Opening times

Mon-Sun: 08:00-22:00
(7 days a week)


Sensory Study Room 505

  • A study room located on floor 5
  • This room contains various lighting options including a bubble tube and LED strip lighting
  • Seating options include a rocking chair, bean bag, soft seating and wobble cushion
  • Relaxation music and headphones are available at the computer
  • Various sensory objects and a yoga mat are also available
  • The sensory study room is bookable for three hours per day, up to four weeks in advance
  • This computer is loaded with the Assistive software: Audio Notetaker, Read&Write Gold, Mindjet MindManager, Inspiration, Essay Writer and ZoomText

 Warning! The LED strip lighting remote provides options for strobe and flashing lighting.

  Remember that this room is in a Quiet Study Zone. It is not suitable when working with a fellow student and is only suitable for quiet conversations with a support worker as it is not soundproofed.

 Book here

  Give your feedback on this room.

A student in accessible study room 505 using the computer and bubble lighting

Opening times

Mon-Sun: 08:00-22:00
(7 days a week)


Accessible Study Room LG2

  • A study room located in University House
  • This computer is loaded with Audio Notetaker, Inspiration, Essay Writer, Dragon NS, Mindjet MindManager and Read&Write Gold

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Opening times

Mon-Fri: 09:00-17:00
Sat-Sun: 13:00–18:00
(7 days a week)


Hub 3

  • A study room located in the PG Hub
  • This computer is loaded with Audio Notetaker, Dragon NS, Essay Writer, Inspiration, Mindjet MindManager and Read&Write Gold

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Opening times

Mon-Sun: 09:00-00:00
(7 days a week)


Please feedback any comments you have about our existing service for students with disabilities or learning differences. We are always interested to hear about equipment, assistive-software or services that may assist you with accessing the Library and its resources.

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To help us understand which facilities and assistive-software packages are useful to we need your feedback! The results will help plan future developments to assist you.

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