University of Bath

Study and get support at The Virgil Building

Find out about the services and facilities available to you for study and personal support at our city centre hub.

Building and services opening

The latest phase of the building will open during February 2017.

Services and support

Opening on 6 February, you'll be able to get help with:

  • careers advice and academic skills development
  • counselling and personal wellbeing
  • disability advice
  • financial advice
  • finding local part-time work


The Learning Commons and café will open on 20 February.

How to find The Virgil Building

Careers services

You can get careers information, advice and guidance through:

  • one-to-one pre-booked appointments with Careers Advisers
  • information resources at the enquiry desk
  • skills development workshops
  • opportunities to meet employers

Visit us 9.30am to 5pm, Monday to Friday.

From February 2 2017, we will be based permanently in The Virgil Building. Our Norwood office will be closed.

Find out more about the Careers Service

Students’ Union Student Development

We can help you get valuable employment experience and skills, including:

  • networking sessions with local employers
  • skills training sessions led by students, employers and staff
  • student-led Enterprise group activities and support
  • drop-in zone for Student Trainers and Enterprise Students
  • Bath Award drop-in sessions, workshops and one-to-one appointments
  • Volunteer Recognition Scheme advice

Visit us 10am to 4pm, Monday to Friday.

Job link

We can help you find part-time work opportunities and local three month internships.

Visit us Monday to Friday, 10am to 4pm.

Find out about Joblink

Skills Centre

You can make use of:

  • one-to-one pre-booked tutorials on academic skills and writing
  • academic skills classes and workshops
  • evening foreign language classes

Student Services

We're your first point of contact for a range of information and support to help you with your studies and student life.

We can support you through guidance, advice and workshops. You can book appointments with us for:

  • student money advice
  • counselling
  • tutoring
  • disability advice
  • mentoring for disabled students.

We also offer workshop sessions including mindfulness, yoga and wellbeing.

Booking appointments

To book your appointment at The Virgil Building, please visit the Student Services Centre on campus or call us on 01225 385538. We are open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Find out about Student Services

Learning Commons

At Virgil Building you'll be able to:

  • access all of your online learning resources and services from networked PCs or your own devices
  • make use of individual and group study spaces
  • use the IT suite
  • book training rooms
  • return Library books, which we'll deliver to the campus Library
  • get Library and IT advice sheets and guides
  • print and photocopy items using your Library card

The Learning Commons are open:

  • Monday to Friday, 8am to 10pm
  • Saturday and Sunday, 10am to 8pm


Opening on the 20 February, you'll be able to buy snacks, tea, coffee and juice from the café.