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Alternative Study Spaces

Because the Library and Computer Suite are intended for individual quiet study, other spaces in College can also be made available for more infomal study, or for intensive group work.

Seminar rooms can be booked on a same-day basis at the Conference Office in Garden Court, and the Sidney Bar should be open for study from 10am during term.

During Easter Term, the Knox-Shaw Room and the Mong Hall are also available as study environments, and a link to a pdf timetable will be found below.

2016 Study Space Timetable (pdf, 342 kb) This link now points to the fourth edition of the timetable, 5th May 2016. A timetable for 2017 will appear during Lent term.

If none of the Sidney-based options quite meet your needs, you could consult the University Library's "Spacefinder" resource.

There are many faculty and department libraries which admit all members of the University, regardless of the subject of their study or research. Study in other college libraries, however, is allowed only with the permission in advance of that college's librarian, which is unlikely to be granted in Easter Term.

In addition to other Sidney rooms, and other libraries, there are other Computer Suites managed by the University. Such a facility is sometimes called a Managed Cluster, a Managed Cluster Service / Room / Site, or an MCS. It may also be referred to as a PWF (Public Workstation Facility), a term used in previous years. See here for Information on Managed Cluster Services