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You Said We Did 19/20: Facilities

Transforming the Student Experience

Library Facilities

You said

  • The library space looks dated
  • You wanted more relaxed study areas
  • You would like more plug sockets
  • Our study areas were sometimes noisy
  • You would like longer opening hours 
  • More PC's or Macs are required in the library 

We did

  • Replaced all the windows in the library, reducing outside noise and creating better ventilation
  • Increased the number of plug sockets in our group study area
  • Re-organised our group study space, creating improved study zones for working at tables and more relaxed seating areas.  
  • Introduced whiteboards and screens for use while studying in our group study area 
  • 24/7 opening hours pilot continuing throughout the academic year 
  • Opening hours feedback survey so you can tell us what hours you would like for the future
  • 12 new Macs installed in various study locations
  • Ensure that staff patrol quiet study areas out of hours to keep on top of noise
  • Noise canceling headphones available to loan