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

Timetables, computer advice, careers, societies and school-specific information.

Find links and answers to practical questions.


Student forms

Request a coursework extension
Submit extenuating circumstances
Submit a self-certification and view coursework extensions submitted before 8 February 2021 or view extenuating circumstances submitted before 8 March 2021

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. 

Studying abroad

All students travelling or studying abroad must use the SafeZone app.
SafeZone Information
SafeZone App

Opening hours

Engineering buildings (Queen's Building, Merchant Venturers and Ada Lovelace) will be open 8 am to 6 pm, Monday to Friday. 

The QB Library will be open 9 am to 5 pm, Monday to Friday, with bookable study spaces.

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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