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The social study spaces on the ground floor of the Charles Wilson Building provide a relaxed, informal space for you to study. The space is open Monday – Sunday. You will need your ID card to access Charles Wilson through the side entrance before 7.00am and after 6.00pm and all day at the weekends.

Photograph of empty booths, with many photographs of students across campus on the walls. 

Individual Bookable Study Rooms

Individual study rooms on the Mezzanine Floor in the Charles Wilson building can be booked up to 4 days in advance through Book a Study Space. Rooms may be booked for individual study by University of Leicester students only. If the room is not occupied within 15 minutes of the start of a booking it may be rebooked by contacting the Library by telephone 0116 252 2448, email or text 0116 347 0605.

The rooms are open Monday to Friday 8.00am to 7.00pm and you will need to bring your own device and log on to the Wi-Fi as currently there are no PCs available in these rooms. Laptops are available for loan from the David Wilson Library, subject to availability.

Three non-bookable drop-in desks are also available for ad-hoc study as well as hot and cold drinking water.

Photograph of an study room with one table and chair, with a sign on the door named "Pod 10"

In addition to these study pods there is a dedicated space for Infant Feeding with appropriate facilities.  

Staff and Postgraduate Common Room

There is a large seating area dedicated to postgraduate students which runs across the entire Parkside of the building. The space contains social and individual seating spaces, many with power facilities but not all, there are kitchenette facilities including sinks, hot and cold drinking water, fridges and microwaves.

Seating area with spinning green seats at low tables. 

PC Lab

On the third floor of the Charles Wilson Building there is a large PC Lab. When not booked for teaching this space can be used by any student requiring access to a networked PC and printing facilities. The PC Lab runs across the entire Parkside of the building under room number 304 and 305, titled "Parkside PC User Area".

Three rows of seated PC tables.

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