Places to study at Southend Campus

There are a number of places on campus where you can find somewhere to study.

The Forum - Learning Hub

Open study space

  • Room TF.2.53
  • 42 PCs on computer islands

Study pods

  • Rooms TF.2.54, TF.2.55, TF.2.56, TF.2.57, TF.2.58A, TF.2.58B
  • Six study pods each with an in-built PC, AV connections and projector

Share space

  • Room TF.2.59
  • 26 individual personal study spaces with desks
  • Four study pods each with an in-built PC, AV connections and projector

Reading/Quiet study space

  • Room TF.2.07 
  • Personal study spaces with desks in a quieter area of the floor
  • 44 PCs are also in this space

Media study spaces

Work on film, photos, publications, music and audio projects using Apple iMac computers and media editing software in sound-proofed booths.

  • Rooms TF.2.09A, TF.2.09B, TF.2.09C
  • Three individual media booths each equipped with an iMac

Study skills space

  • Room TF.2.08
  • Four personal study spaces on plectrum style tables

Book a study space

IT labs

Need to use a computer on campus? We have more than a 100 windows-based computers for you to use. Many labs stay open until late and the Learning Hub is open 24 hours a day, seven days a week.


If you're an East 15 student, you can book the studios for rehearsals out of hours by contacting the Rehearsal Studios and Theatre Administrator for the Cliftown Theatre studios or the Gateway Building Administrator for the Gateway Building studios.

PhD room

There's a PhD room located in the Gateway Building (GB.3.48/49), providing a space for quiet study with PCs, lockers and two white boards. This room does not need to be booked.

Student Services Hub
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