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Postgraduate facilities

In addition to the facilities provided by individual Academic Schools, we offer centrally-located social and study facilities to both taught and research postgraduate students.

Students outside the Students' Union
Students outside the Students' Union



The Students’ Union via its Vice President Postgraduate and the Postgraduate Association offer a dedicated programme of events to bring together the postgraduate community both during the autumn welcome week and during the year.

Study facilities

Postgraduate study zones

Exclusive spaces for postgraduates are available at both the Cathays Park Campus and the Heath Park Campus. For both zones, access is restricted to postgraduate students by University identity card.

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At Heath Park, the Postgraduate Study Zone is on the second floor of the Medical School Building and is available 24/7. In addition to a study area, there is an informal space with sofas, Freeview TV, a microwave, and hot drink making facilities.

At the Doctoral Academy, the Postgraduate Study Zone for research students is on the fifth floor of the Friary House building. Open 24/7, it offers a computer room, breakout space, a microwave and hot drink making facilities.