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For students who are on site for education activities, the following spaces are open for you to use for breaks. You are permitted to eat in these areas:
The Boardrooms (rooms 2.6, 2.7 and 2.8) on Level 2 of the Hunter Wing
The break-out area near the Level 2 Hunter Wing lifts, which was previously part of Pret
The seating area between the Library and the Michael Heron lecture theatre on Level 1 of the Hunter Wing.
The library and computer rooms opened on 13 July. Only staff who are already working on site are allowed to use the library. Do not come on to site to visit the library if you have not been approved/asked to work on site.
Both click & collect and browse & borrow services for print books are available – please check the library website for details.
Library opening hours are:
- Monday - Friday, 8am-11pm (staffed hours 8am-4pm, security only 4pm-11pm)
- Saturday - Sunday, 9am-9pm (security only).
Capacity for silent study and PC use is limited and no group space or discussion rooms are available for group or personal study.When you attend the library you will need to keep to the left to enable the flow of users. Social distancing is required in all spaces within the library and computer rooms, to facilitate this some desks will be closed and clearly marked and should not be used. Social distancing guidance can be found here.
Face coverings must be worn in the library.
Limited help is available from the Library Helpdesk at the front end and the library and computer rooms can only be used for silent activities.
Regular patrols are taking place to ensure that users are adhering to guidelines.
When you attend the library you will need to keep to the left to enable the flow of users. Social distancing is required in all spaces within the library and computer rooms, to facilitate this some desks will be closed and clearly marked and should not be used. Social distancing guidance can be found here.
Whilst the library will be regularly and thoroughly cleaned, all users are encouraged to wipe desk space and PCs before use. Cleaning stations will be available in the library providing spray and wipes. Printers should also be wiped down by users before use, cleaning stations are available in the computer room.
Face coverings must be worn in the library.
You should regularly wash your hands or use hand sanitiser from dispensers in the library. Eating in the library or computer rooms is not allowed, however drinks with lids are permitted.
Regular patrols will take place to ensure that users are adhering to guidelines.
Yes, we are still offering a huge range of electronic resources and don’t forget that we can help with your questions – just email firstname.lastname@example.org
Full details of all our resources are on our web pages at: www.library.sgul.ac.uk
Capacity is limited. We have made as many study spaces and PCs available as possible. If you arrive and there are no spaces or PCs available you should not linger on site. You will need to leave and come back another time
If you arrive and there are no spaces or PCs available you should not linger on site. You will need to leave and come back another time.
The Student Life Centre will offer a combination of remote and in-person services in the new term. In-person services are due to resume from 24 August. The 6th Floor Student Centre desks will continue to run a remote-only service.
Advice sessions, including disability, student finance and accommodation will continue to be held online in the new term. The Student Life Centre front desk will also continue to be available by phone and online, 9am to 5pm, during the week at email@example.com or on 0203 897 2033.
The SLC front desk will be physically open for enrolment and induction activities and offer a limited in-person service during the rest of term.
To reduce contact, students are being asked to make letter requests and submit forms for completion online via our web pages or firstname.lastname@example.org wherever possible. These will be completed and returned electronically.
Please try to plan in advance if you have documents that require completion in hard copy. There may be a delay before we can safely handle your documents or return them to you.
Please note, we ask that everyone visiting the SLC in person wears a face covering and observes the social distance signage.
The Welfare Room is located on H2 next to the Counselling Service and Pret a Manger. The room is used by parents to change or feed their children, by those needing to store and take specific medication, and by disabled students needing a quiet rest area. Access can be arranged via Students Union Office or by contacting the Student Life Centre.
We ask that only one user (or family group) use the Welfare Room at a time. Please observe and use the ‘occupied’ sign on the door.
Please use hand sanitiser and wipes provided.
Please don’t use the room if you are feeling unwell. There are alternative facilities for staff and students who become ill on site.
We ask that users prioritise others’ needs as well as their own and manage their time in the Welfare Room as efficiently as is comfortable. Please think twice before taking an extended rest in the room.
The sports centre is currently closed.
To improve ventilation to our work/teaching spaces it is recommended that windows are opened. Where this is not possible it is recommended that doors to rooms should be left open (unless they are fire doors). If staff have any concerns they should contact the estates helpdesk via email on email@example.com or by phone on ext 1234 option 2.
Yes, please follow the room usage guidance posted on the doors of shared facilities. This includes specific occupancy numbers in some cases.
Please also refer to the personal safety and social distancing guidance and the FAQs for using the library.
For everyone's safety, it is very important that you adhere to these guidelines and breaches will not be tolerated. For further guidance the Key Principles of returning to site can be found here.
A handy pocket guide on social distancing and returning to site can be found here (PDF). A large-font version is also available here (PDF).