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Study and get support at the Virgil Building

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

Services and support

Find out how you can use the Virgil Building.

You can use the study spaces, book rooms for meetings and societies, and access a variety of support services in the city centre, including:

  • counselling, mental health, and wellbeing advice
  • disability advice and specialist mentoring and tutoring
  • money and retention advice

Find a space for your needs

You have many options for study and group spaces in the Virgil Building.

You can access informal study areas in open-plan spaces without the need to book.

You can book a study space through LibCal, the Library's booking system. Study spaces include:

  • one-person rooms, perfect for confidential virtual meetings, interviews, and study
  • group study and meetings rooms

Read the instructions for using study spaces.

If you're a student or member of staff you can also book the training rooms on Level 1 (1.07 and 1.08) for:

  • workshops
  • training
  • societies
  • group activities

To book the Level 1 rooms, or if you have any questions about them, email

Student Support

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:

  • wellbeing advice
  • student money and retention advice
  • counselling and mental health
  • tutoring
  • disability advice
  • mentoring for disabled students

We also offer wellbeing activities, counselling workshops and courses, and groups.

Booking appointments

To book your appointment at the Virgil Building, please call the Student Support Help Desk on 01225 383838 or email

We are open Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 4.30pm.

Library Services

There are a number of Library services you can access at the Virgil Building.

At the Virgil Building you can:

  • 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
  • return Library books, which we'll deliver to the campus Library
  • print and photocopy items using your Library card

Contact us

If you have any enquiries, please contact us.