Information for current students

Welcome all students. In this extraordinary year, we're especially glad to have you with us. We want you to have a positive experience and have been working hard to make our buildings COVID-safe. 

Coronavirus symptoms?

If you have coronavirus symptoms or have been advised to self-isolate, please follow NHS advice and inform the University using the coronavirus reporting form.

Studying online

Find answers to practical questions on Blackboard.

Student forms

Extenuating circumstances, self-certification, extensions.

Document Library Student systems

Timetables, library account, self-Certification? Find out which system you need.

Student support and contacts

If you need guidance, find out who to approach for advice. 

Welcome App

Get the app. Guides, checklists and activities at your fingertips to get you started and help you find your feet. 

Students walking through new wing foyer COVID-19 - key information

Change of circumstances? Need a coursework extension? What to do if your studies are affected. 

Term time opening hours

Queen's Building, Merchant Venturers Building, 1CS

Monday - Friday,  8 am - 8 pm 

Ada Lovelace Building

Monday - Friday, 8 am - 6 pm


For in-person support, all students should visit MVB School Office (Woodland Road entrance) between 9.30 am and 3.00 pm

Queen's Building Library

Monday - Friday,  9 am - 5 pm
see Restart of library services  

Beacon House 

Study centre opening hours
Booking system 

Study spaces

Queen's Building student study rooms can be booked via the study space app. Additional rooms are also available, mostly on a first come-first served basis. Please ensure you do not exceed room occupancy levels.

  • QB Ground Floor Café PCs
  • 1.7
  • 1.19 Computer Room
  • First Floor Purple booths (outside 1.59 & 1.60)
  • QB Library
  • 2.63
  • 1.07, 1.08, 1.11 & 1.11A - when not in use for teaching
  • 1.15 Linux PC Lab
  • Second-floor multi-coloured booths
  • 2.11 study area
  • 2.59 and 3.44 as student project spaces

Where students have online and face-to-face sessions back-to-back, if they are unable to get home or to another location to take part in their online session they can look to book a study space. The study spaces in Senate House will be designated specifically for non-quiet study and we will monitor demand and use carefully. If students are struggling to book a space they can contact the Library Services enquiries team

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