Tag: student led change 2017

Clean, simple and clear

We saw how distracting renewing books could be and how much distress fines could cause, while our staff told us they wanted to spend their time helping you rather than taking your money, so we abolished fines for any book

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Places to rest

You told us you needed to rest and so we completely redesigned 3rd Space in the neighbouring Student Union building to offer a diverse mixture of environments for group study and relaxation, including deck chairs that are perfect for power naps,

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Delight by design

We believe that quality and not just quantity of study space is important, and we have sought to better display both your stunning artwork and other projects in the Library, exhibiting two fascinating CCI displays this year and numerous examples

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Student led change: better toilets

You told us that you wanted, “A toilet on each floor in the Library, if it is something that can be done. It would really save students’ time having to go all the way to the ground floor to use

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Student led change: happy, well-fed and watered

You told us that you needed refreshments at all times of the day and night during 24/7 study and asked for more reliable vending machines.  We worked with the Food On Campus team to offer you longer café opening times

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Open even longer, so you can study when you want

You told us you particularly liked the Library opening 24/7 during revision periods.  We now open 24/7 all year except for the Christmas vacation, supported by longer café opening hours than ever before and new, reliable and more diversely stocked

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Changing learning, changing furniture

“Excellent facilities, the library and all buildings have state-of-the-art technology and enough space for me to always have a place to work.” We saw that you clearly needed more spaces dedicated to group study, and so we moved out of our

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Student led change opening up the possibilities

“Great library, loads of space.” You loved the ground floor refurbishment but told us that, “Even though it is very big and open 24 hours, there can be limited space in the library.”  We are working hard to introduce mobile shelving

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Student led change in action: loanable laptops and the dawn of flexible working

Not so long ago we didn’t even have loanable laptops. We saw how much you love using them and so have made hundreds more available every year since! Just one of the successes of student led change.  We are always

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