Study and social spaces


Study spaces

We have several study spaces open for students to use in the residences:


The Ridge Common Room - 7am - midnight

A comfy social and study area that's great for group or individual hangouts or study sessions.

The Ridge IT Suite - 7am - midnight

Upstairs in The Ridge, this study area has computers which are free for students to use.

The Edge Hub - 7am - midnight

The main room downstairs in The Edge, it has comfortable sofas and chairs, plus a row of computers and a printer for students to use.

Steinway Pianos 

There will be pianos at The Ridge and The Edge for all University students to use. You will need to make a booking on our Eventbrite schedule to use the pianos. Please remember your u-Card or you won't be able to access the room, as both The Edge and The Ridge doors can only be accessed via swiping your u-Card.

The Edge - IT Suite

The piano at the Edge is based upstairs, in the IT Suite. Please access via the Edge Customer Services and take the stairs, and at the top go through the double doors in front of you and the IT Suite is there on the left.

The Ridge - Monsal Dale

The piano at the Ridge is based upstairs, in Monsal Dale. Please access via the main entrance and take the stairs, and at the top go through the door and Monsal Dale is at the end of the corridor on the right.

Book a piano time slot