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Find a place to study on campus

Discover locations where you can work, heat up food, make a hot drink or unwind between sessions – as chosen by Sussex students.

Study spaces

You need to book spaces in some study areas and computer rooms: for example, Shawcross, the Library and York House.

Book your study space using the Click and Study service.

Coronavirus restrictions

The Click and Study service is currently restricted to essential use only. This includes students unable to study or use IT facilities from home.

Study space access may be affected by a national lockdown or other government restrictions – see what we are doing differently during the Coronavirus pandemic.

Academic buildings

These spaces must be booked in advance.

  • Library
  • Pevensey I – 1A9
  • Pevensey I – 1A9/1
  • Richmond – 3B9
  • Richmond – 4B9
  • Shawcross – large computer room
  • York House – computer lab.

These spaces are in our schools of study. You can use any of them when open. Some have a temporary limited capacity because of social distancing.

If you’re near the Library, try:

  • Arts A – undergraduate and postgraduate common rooms in the school of History, Art History and Philosophy
  • Arts A – Language Learning Centre
  • Arts A – ground floor (outside school office)
  • Arts B – English social space
  • Arts C – Global Studies Resource Centre
  • Silverstone – ground floor
  • Silverstone – social space (level 3).

Look at these spots near the Meeting House:

  • Pevensey I – foyer
  • Pevensey I – common room
  • Shawcross – open areas.

If you’re near Bramber House, you can go here:

  • Essex House – seats on ground floor
  • Fulton – ground floor sofas
  • Jubilee building – study pods.

Towards the east of campus, you have:

  • Freeman – common room
  • John Maynard Smith building – Robert Whittle social space.

Other spaces

If you’re looking to do some general reading or admin, these areas are equally worth knowing about:

  • Meeting House – quiet room
  • Park Village – social space

Social spaces

There are many settings where you can socialise. As well as the range of cafes and restaurants on campus you can try the following areas:

  • Meeting House
  • Freeman – common room
  • Silverstone – social space (level 3)
  • Arts A – pond benches.

Microwaves and hot water

If you want to heat up your own food or make your own hot drink, you can use facilities in:

  • Arts C – Global Studies kitchen, level 3
  • Freeman – common room
  • John Maynard Smith – Robert Whittle social space
  • Jubilee – student kitchen
  • Meeting House – shared kitchen
  • Pevensey I – common room.

Tip: The Meeting House supplies tea at a minimal cost.

In addition, there are microwaves in:

  • the Students’ Union Shop at Falmer House
  • Arts B, on the top floor
  • the Muslim students’ prayer room (entrance code needed).

If you just need hot water, you can go to the:

  • common rooms in Silverstone
  • Geography department within Chichester I

Map of facilities

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A map of available kitchen spaces, microwaves and hot water on the Sussex campus, an accessible list above

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