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Study spaces

Service notice : Cold food and hot and cold drinks are allowed in most Library spaces. Please do not bring hot food into the Library and Learning Grids. Hot food can be consumed in Lib 1 study space on the ground floor.

Study space availability

Use the tool to locate available study spaces in our Library buildings and also across campus. The live updates help you plan your visit.

Teaching rooms

Did you know that a number of teaching rooms across campus can be used (outside of teaching) for study during term 3?

View the Study space availability tool to find out where.

Library Flexi-spaces

Did you know the Library opens additional rooms for study space in term 3?

Find our Flexi-spaces on floor 2, and check their entrance posters for availability:

  • Teaching Grid
  • Training Room
  • Co-creation space

Unsure where to find them? Ask a member of staff.

Opening hours are:

24 hours
Bank holidays & vacation
Mon 29 Aug Closed

The main Library is located at the heart of central campus and everyone is welcome. Spread over 5 floors, it provides:

  • Over 1 million books and print materials – Find out more about using the collection
  • Study spaces – The Library is zoned into silent, quiet and collaborative areas to support everyone
  • Accessible Study Rooms – These bookable rooms are open to students registered with disability services
  • Breathing Space – This relaxation space is a place for quiet reflection. A place to refresh, relax and refocus - where you can focus on your own self. Some of the Library’s Study Happy events supporting the welfare/well being will also take place here
  • Co-creation space – To support new ways of studying we have developed an exciting new Co-creation space that will complement and sit alongside the Teaching Grid facility. This is a space where students can work in partnership with academic colleagues, professional services and each other to co-create their educational experience
  • Teaching Grid - offers flexible space that provides opportunities for experimentation and innovation in teaching methods
  • Wolfson Research Exchange - is located in the Library on the Floor 3

Opening hours are:

24 hours
Bank holidays & vacation
Mon 29 Aug Closed

The Wolfson Research Exchange is on the Floor 3 Extension of the Library. It is a community space and study space for researchers at Warwick and provides:

  • Study spaces
  • Bookable seminar rooms – 3 flexible seminar rooms for research-led events
  • Lockers - available on a termly basis
  • Small kitchen area - dispensing hot and cold water with complimentary tea, coffee and sugar (hot food is not permitted)
  • PCs - as well as print, scan and copy machines
  • Wolfson Research Exchange - is located in the Library on the Floor 3

Opening hours are:

Up to 24 June
Mon - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Bank holidays & vacation
Fri 15 Apr - Mon 18 Apr Closed
Sat 25 Jun - Sun 2 Oct Closed

The Learning Grid Rootes is located at the heart of central campus near the Piazza, and is open to all Warwick students. It provides:

  • Study space for you to study collaboratively or individually on campus and is zoned into quiet and collaborative areas. Rootes also hosts cultural events and Study Happy wellbeing events
  • PCs as well as print, scan and copy machines

 Calendar Book a room

Opening hours are:

Up to 24 Jun
Mon - Fri 08:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 10:00 - 18:00
From Sat 25 Jun
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 16:00
Sat - Sun Closed
Bank holidays & vacation
Fri 15 Apr - Mon 18 Apr Closed
Mon 29 Aug Closed

The BioMed Grid is located in the Medical School building on Gibbet Hill campus. It is for all students based at Gibbet Hill, and provides:

  • Book collection - The books in the BioMed grid are available to use whilst studying in the space but they cannot be taken away for use at home
  • Study space -The BioMed Grid is a flexible and informal space for individual or group study, tailored specifically to the needs of Biological Sciences and Medical Students
  • PCs - as well as print, scan and copy machines

Opening hours are:

Up to 24 June
Mon - Sun 08:00 - 22:00
Bank holidays & vacation
Fri 15 Apr - Mon 18 Apr Closed
Sat 25 Jun - Sun 2 Oct Closed

The Learning Grids 1&2 University House are located at edge of central campus, nearest to Westwood Campus. They provide:

  • Study spaces - Learning Grid University House comprises two study zones, Learning Grid 1 (LG1) and Learning Grid 2 (LG2), both offering flexible and informal spaces for group or individual study. quiet and collaborative areas
  • Accessible Study Room -These bookable rooms are open to students registered with Disability Services
  • PCs as well as print, scan and copy machines

 Calendar Book a room

Learning Grid Leamington
Town Hall
The Parade
Leamington Spa
Warwickshire
CV32 4AT

Up to 22 Apr
Mon - Fri 12:00 noon - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Term 3: Sat 23 Apr - Fri 24 Jun
Mon - Fri 10:00 - 22:00
Sat - Sun 09:00 - 17:00
Bank holidays & vacation
Fri 15 Apr - Mon 18 Apr Closed
Sat 25 Jun - Sun 2 Oct Closed

The Learning Grid Leamington is located in the Leamington Town Hall building providing a useful space to students and staff living in Leamington. It provides:

  • Study spaces - Learning Grid Leamington provides flexible and informal spaces for students living in Leamington to study without the need to travel to campus
  • PCs - as well as print, scan and copy machines

 Calendar Book the group study room

 Calendar Book a computer

 Calendar plus Book a study desk

Opening hours are:

Up to 24 June
Mon - Sun 9:00 – 00:00
Bank holidays & vacation
Fri 15 Apr - Mon 18 Apr Closed
Mon 2 May Closed
Thurs 2 June Closed
Fri 3 June Closed
Mon 29 Aug Closed

The Postgrad Hub is located in Junction. The space is specifically for our postgraduate community and provides:

  • Study space
  • Accessible Study Room - This bookable room is open to students registered with Disability Services
  • Bookable space - The Postgrad Hub has facilities for independent and group study, presentations, meetings and workshop
  • Relaxation space - In addition to its study areas, the Postgrad Hub also acts as an informal space to chat and socialise with peers, with a relaxation room for you to get some space away from your study to recharge and refresh
    PCs - as well as print, scan and copy machines

By appointment only. Standard bookable hours are:

Up to 24 June
Mon - Fri 9:00 - 16:00

The Teaching Grid is a flexible space on Floor 2 of the Main Library that provides opportunities for experimentation and innovation in teaching methods. Bookings are available to everyone who teaches at Warwick, including teaching staff, GTAs, and trainee teachers.

  • Find out how to book the Teaching Grid for your teaching.
  • Contact the Community Engagement team to talk about how you can use the sapce: teachinggrid at warwick dot ac dot uk
  • Resources available for use in the space
  • Discover how others have used technology and space to explore new teaching methods through our Window on Teaching database
  • Find out about our services to support your teaching

Faculty of Arts Building

Located in central campus the Faculty of Arts building is open to all Warwick students providing informal study spaces for individual or group study are available across all floors. There are 50+ Centrally timetabled rooms which are also available to use for study when showing as available (Green) on the Reserva display screens.

Oculus

The Oculus is located on central campus. Open to all Warwick students, informal study spaces are available for individual or group study. Centrally timetabled rooms are available to use for study when showing as available on the Reserva display screens.

Social Sciences Corridor

The Social Sciences building is located Informal study spaces for individual or group study. Centrally timetabled rooms are available to use for study when showing as available on the Reserva display screens.

General advice on how to use teaching rooms during study time

When the Reserva display screens outside of rooms show as Green, this indicates the rooms can be used for study by students, until the time of which it is next booked. If the display screen shows as Red but the booking states 'X.OPENSTUDYSPACE' - this room is open to be used for study.

Space Hog

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