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We are proud to be among the few universities in the UK
which have a dedicated university-wide facility exclusively for taught and research
The Graduate Centre complements our academic schools by offering additional resources of space, study and social facilities, as well as workshops and events for students.
Location: 3rd floor of Students’ Union building on Park Place (Cathays Park Campus)
Opening times: Mon-Fri 8am-midnight; Sat-Sun noon-midnight, except
mid Jul-mid Sep, when it closes at 10pm.
Facilities: Wireless internet access, 36 networked terminals, printers,
scanner and photocopier, five meeting rooms, Reading Room for up to 32 people,
newly refurbished informal lounge area with 8 networked PCs, Café Bar with
food and licensed bar.
There are five meeting rooms for workshops, project groups, seminars and presentations.
Group study is welcomed in the newly refurbished Coffee Lounge, where you will
also find 8 additional computers for checking email.
The Reading Room has individual quiet study space for up to 33 people, offering
a welcome change from your regular library or School study area.
With wireless internet access throughout the Centre, wireless access to the
University’s computing network, and a dedicated IT room with 36 networked computers,
printers, scanner and a photocopier, the Graduate Centre is fully equipped for
quality study and research. We also have an additional 8 networked PCs in our
newly refurbished coffee lounge
This is the place to relax and meet friends for lunch, or after a day of study.
It is a modern, comfortable space with a big-screen TV, Nintendo Wii, and food
and beverage service, which can also be booked for events. During term-time
weekdays, the food and bar service is open 11am-2pm, and 5pm-11pm. In the autumn
term, the bar service is also open on Saturday evenings 5pm-11pm.
Past and present Graduate Centre events include a Welcome Fortnight for new
students, live music, day trips, games nights, quiz nights and film screenings.
Students are encouraged to become involved in the planning of events.
Location: 2nd Floor Medical School, Main Hospital Building, Heath
Opening times: 24/7 access with student ID card.
Opening in Autumn 2012, the space consists of a study area and social space.
The study area is for private or group work and has access to the university
wi-fi, projector, and 3 networked computers.
The social space has a number of sofas and soft seating to take a break from
study with free-view TV, DVD Player, and Nintendo Wii for you to use and enjoy.
If you are interested in holding any social events in this space please contact
the graduate centre.
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