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Where you can study on campus and in the city

You can study with your peers or independently in a number of places on campus or in the city centre, whether you're an undergraduate or postgraduate student.

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Bookable study spaces

Bookable study spaces are open-plan areas for undergraduate and postgraduate students.

Following the latest government guidance on COVID-19, you must study at home where possible.

There are bookable study spaces in:

Using study spaces

Face coverings should be worn at all times. If you have an exemption please carry or wear a sunflower lanyard. When you arrive at your reserved study space, you need to confirm your arrival. Please refer to the booking email for details.

If you do not arrive within 15 minutes of the start of your booking time, the space will be released for someone else to book.

When using the spaces, you must:

  • wear a face covering - if you have an exemption please carry or wear a sunflower lanyard.
  • clean the desk before and after you use it
  • vacate your space by the end of your booked time
  • not move any furniture
  • observe social distancing and keep at least two metres apart; do not sit opposite others
  • wash or sanitise your hands regularly
  • follow any directional signage
  • keep windows open
  • not consume any food
  • make sure any drinks are in sealed bottles, flasks or reusable cups with lids
  • leave the space clean and tidy when you've finished
  • remember that study spaces are for quiet study; do not disturb others

If you use a study space in the Library, see the most recent rules and guidance here.

Find a space that works for you

Our study areas are comfortable places which you can use for individual learning.

The facilities available include:

  • comfortable chairs and sofas
  • fixed workstations
  • multiple power sockets
  • Wi-Fi
  • whiteboards
  • printers and photocopiers
  • vending machines

Study Space Booking tutorial

A video guide for University of Bath students showing how to book a Study Space on or off campus.


If you have any feedback about places where you can study, please contact us via email.