We provide over 650 open access student networked computers in labs and group study rooms across the Edinburgh Campus.

Cameron Smail Library

With 825 individual and group study places, there is plenty of space for you to study, whether on your own or in groups.

There is wireless access throughout, and networked PCs and printers allow you to access University-licensed software, online databases and journals, as well as other internet resources. When you need a break you can relax and have a snack at Dewey's cafe.

See the library floor plan attached (under Related documents).

Opening hours: - 24/7 during semester

Staffed services: - 08:30 - 20:30

Learning Commons 1, (Hugh Nisbet Building)

Opening hours: - 06:00 - midnight, 7 days a week

Staffed services: - Monday - Friday, 11:00 - 16:00

Located on the ground floor of the Hugh Nisbet Building.

The space provides: -

  • State-of-the art digital learning and study facilities
  • Over 200 seats offering a variety and choice of learning and study settings
  • Collaboration and communication technologies, including screens which can be shared amongst users supporting a range of digital sources.
  • Mixed study, with particular focus on collaborative learning facilities.
  • A convenient accessible location.
  • A support service during core hours.

The Learning Commons is located next to the Elements catering outlet.

Learning Commons 2, (Building 18)

From 9th October 2017

Opening hours: - 08:00 am - 18:00 pm

Located on the top and 3rd floors of Building 18 (previously the Postgraduate Centre).

The space provides: -

  • State-of-the art digital learning and study facilities
  • Approx 100 seats offering a variety and choice of learning and study settings
  • Collaboration and communication technologies, including screens which can be shared amongst users supporting a range of digital sources.
  • Mixed study, with particular focus on collaborative learning facilities.

The Da Vinci cafe is located on the ground floor of Building 18.