Workspaces/resources

Purple Door is a great vibrant place to work as an individual or as a team!

Purple Door Centre

We have lots of dedicated workspace, along with comfy seats and a great location, so you can get your work done in comfort. 

Purple Door is open for all University of Portsmouth students and graduates all year round Monday – Friday (excluding Christmas and Bank Holidays). 

  • Workspace. There are plenty of workspaces for students to work individually or in groups. We have many tables and seats available, or you can work in comfort on our sofas! 
  • Resources. Purple Door provides a wide range of resources to help you research your chosen career area and prepare your applications.  Visit us at Purple Door to pick up our free career guides and use our reference books.
  • Computers. There are several computers in the centre available for you. They are all connected to the University of Portsmouth network, giving you full access to your information and resources. 
  • Printing. You can pick up your printing right here at Purple Door! Our printer is connected to the University Printing system, so you can print off your work at Purple Door or pick it up from the printer in the centre. Just swipe your student card.
  • Laptops. We have laptops available for use in Purple Door - perfect for using when working on our comfy sofas. These are all fully connected to the university network.
  • Student seminar room.  Need a private space to work in a group? We have an open, stylish and functional student seminar room available for you to book. It seats up to seven people - perfect for those intense group study sessions!
  • Start Up Hub at Innovation Space. The University of Portsmouth offers new start-up space in the heart of Portsmouth City Centre. The start-up hub is a great way for student and graduates to develop their business ideas alongside each other with the on hand support of the expert enterprise team.  Visit the Student and Graduate Enterprise pages to find out more.

If you would like further information on any of the above, or if you would like to book one of our rooms, visit us at Purple Door or please feel free to email us!

Purple Door is located on Guildhall Walk (opposite Astoria).