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Graduate Centre

Graduate Centre

We are proud to be among the few universities in the UK which have a dedicated university-wide facility exclusively for taught and research postgraduates.

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.

Key facts

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.

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The Graduate Centre
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Excellent study facilities

Group work

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.

Individual study

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.

Computing

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

Socialising at the Centre

Café Bar

This is the place to relax and meet friends for lunch or a coffee or to socialise after a day of study or research. It is a comfortable space with a big-screen TVs, Nintendo Wii, and can also be booked for events. During term-time, there is an evening bar service.

Events

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.

Key facts

Location: 2nd Floor Medical School, Main Hospital Building, Heath Park Campus

Opening times: 24/7 access with student ID card.

Heath Park Postgraduate Space

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 a networked computer.

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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