Female University of Portsmouth student studying with friends

Where to study on campus

Explore the many spots around campus where you can study in peace

There are plenty of places across our campus where you can take your books and concentrate on your studies.

From the University library to one of our many on-campus cafes, find out more about where to go when you need to concentrate on an assignment.

Groups of students studying in the library

University Library

Our library is open 24 hours during term time, with space for study and work of all kinds.

There are meeting pods for group work, countless tables across the floors for solo work, and plenty of open access computers.

And when you need a break, you can grab a barista-made coffee at the library café.

For more information about the services available, visit our Library website.

3rd Space venue at University of Portsmouth's Students' Union

Students' Union

Our Students' Union building Third Space – a casual, open plan area that's perfect for a spot of relaxed studying.

Students studying in cafe at University of Portsmouth

Campus cafés

We're home to one of the UK's only in-house catering services – Food on Campus – which has 10 venues across our campus.

At each, you can grab a coffee, pull up to a table, open your books or laptop, and get to work.

Visit our Food on Campus page for a full list of the cafés around campus.