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Hidden gems – where to study on campus

8 May 2019

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Studying on campus is a great way to break up your day, study with friends or work in a focused environment. However, with a majority of students needing to study for exams, it can mean that campus gets pretty busy. This leaves free study spaces hard to find. We’ve put a list together of study areas that are easily accessible, some you may not have even known existed!

1. Martin Hall Breakout Space (and foyer)

Just over the road from Loughborough College and home to School of the Arts, English and Drama is Martin Hall. The foyer is a great place to have coursework meetings, with a cafe just next door. Upstairs is a Breakout Space with tables and study pods, open from 8am-6pm. 

2. Cogs LSU

Based at the Student’s Union this is a key area for social study, as it is a great meeting point, being easy to get to from both campus and town. Don’t forget there are also a number of food shops and cafes only a few steps away.

3. William Morris Learning Hub

You can find this learning space by William Morris, a 2-minute walk from the Student’s Union. It is open 7 days a week from 8am-10pm with comfy seating perfect for group work or solo working. Find it on the map here.

4. Haslegrave

If you need a late night session this is a great place to study! It is open 24/7 and can be accessed with your student ID card. There are a number of computers available to use and have space to study. 

5. Brockington Learning Lab

Located on the ground floor of Brockington Extension there are a number of different collaborative work zones and comfy for seating for you to study. Find it on the map here.

6. Learning Wave

With group seating, collaborative zones and non-bookable meeting spaces this is a handy study area to know about when campus is at it’s busiest! You can find it in the newly refurbished Wavy Top Learning Hub, check it out here.

7. James France Learning Zone / Lounge

The Learning Lounge is located just above James France Exhibition Area and the Learning Zone can be found in D003. Both are open 8am-6pm on weekdays, meaning that they can be a handy study spot in-between lectures. 

8. Bookable Library areas

It is handy to know and make use of the bookable study rooms, booths and study carrels that are available in the library. Pre-booking means that you will always have somewhere to study and might leave you more motivated to work! Book yours here

9. S Building Foyer

Got a break between lectures on the west side of campus? The S Building Foyer has 2 collaborative work zones, comfy seating and touch down zones! You can find the location on the campus map here

10. Learning West

Located in the West Park Teaching Hub, Learning West is open weekdays, 8am-6pm. There are collaborative work tables, a cafe and printing available! Find it on the map here.

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