The Diamond

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With over 1000 study spaces, the Diamond is always open, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It offers a wide variety of study spaces and facilities.

PC availability

Facilities

Individual work

The Diamond Offers over 300 spaces for individual study where you can work without distraction.

Facilities Seats Location
Distraction free study pod with power 11 3.07
Study bench with PCs and power 14 3.07
Study bench with power 8 3.07
Study desk with PCs and power 54 4.01
Study desk with power 46 4.01
Distraction free study pod with power 20 4.02
Study bench with power 13 4.02
Reading chair 23 4.07
Study desk with dividers and power 36 4.07
Distraction free study pod with power 20 4.26
Study bench with power 12 4.26

Collaboration

The Diamond offers 18 rooms for collaborative work. All group rooms are bookable via myRooms&Resources so you can schedule your work with your group in advance. In addition there are many collaborative working spaces and booths throughout The Diamond that you can use on a first-come-first-served basis.

Facilities Seats Location
Conference table, plasma screen, power sockets 6 G.01
Conference table, plasma screen, power sockets 6 G.02
Conference table, plasma screen, power sockets 6 1.03
Conference table, plasma screen, power sockets 6 1.04
Conference table, plasma screen, power sockets 6 2.03
Conference table, plasma screen, power sockets 6 2.04
Study booth with sofa and power 19 Level 2
Study booth with sofa and power 23 Level 3
Round table with plasma screen and power 4 3.12
Conference table, plasma screen, power sockets 8 3.13
Conference table with soft seats, plasma screen and power 6 3.14
Conference table with benching, plasma screen and power 8 3.16
High table with stools, plasma screen and power 6 3.17
Conference table with plasma screen and power 8 4.03
Conference table with plasma screen and power 7 4.04
Conference table with plasma screen and power 6 4.05
Conference table with plasma screen and power 8 4.06
Study booth with sofa and power 23 Level 4
Conference table with plasma screen and power 6 4.23
High table with stools, plasma screen and power 6 4.24
Conference table with plasma screen and power 7 4.24

Meet and discuss

These spaces focus on small group meetings, formal or more informal.

Facilities Seats Location
Cafe tables and chairs 56 The Diamond Cafe
Sofas 12 The Diamond Cafe
High table and stools 36 The Diamond Cafe
High bar and stools 9 The Diamond Cafe
Soft benches 4 Library connect
Luxury chairs, table and power 18 Level 1
Sofa and bench seating 25 Level 1
Cafe tables and chairs 51 Level 1
Soft chairs with cafe table 16 Level 2
Soft chairs with cafe table 12 Level 3

General study

General study areas provide individual working spaces. You can talk in these spaces, so if you like to work alongside other people these are the spaces for you.

Facilities Seats Location
Movable study tables 24 Library Connect
Study bench 21 Library Connect
Movable study tables 16 Level 1
Study bench around crater, with power 52 Level 1
Circular study tables with power 68 Level 3
Study bench with PC and power 28 Level 3
Large study desk with PC and power 10 Level 3
Desks with power sockets 20 Level 3
Double study tables with power 32 Level 4
Double study tables with power 52 4.17
Movable study table 18 4.17
Movable study table 44 4.18

Classrooms

Many of the classrooms in The Diamond, including the computer rooms, are available for study when not booked for teaching.

Facilities Seats Location
Desk with PCs and power 160 2.01
Movable study table 80 2.05
Desk with PCs and power 130 2.07
Desk with PCs and power 72 2.08
Movable study table 24 4.20
Media editing stations 19 4.21

Printing and copying

For more information about printing services, visit the student printing page.

Facilities Seats Location
Print/Copy/Scan, Quick Print PCs Level 0 - Library Connect
Print/Copy/Scan, Quick Print PCs Level 1
Print/Copy/Scan Level 2
Print/Copy/Scan, Quick Print PC's Level 3
Flatbed scanner with PC 4 Level 3
Print/Copy/Scan Level 4 

Support services
Services Staffed Location
Concierge desk Always Ground floor lobby
Library services, Technical services, Creative Media support

9am-7pm on weekdays

12pm-7pm on weekends

Level 4
Specialist study facilities
Facilities Seats Location
Height adjustable desk with power 1 4.02
Height adjustable desk with PC, assistive software and power 1 4.02
Creative media booth 3 4.08
Creative media booth 3 4.08
Creative media booth 3 4.09
Creative media booth 3 4.10
Creative media booth 3 4.11
Creative media booth 3 4.12
Creative media booth 3 4.13
Creative media booth 3 4.14
Creative media booth 3 4.15
TV Studio 3 4.16
Height adjustable desk with text magnifier and PC with assistive software 1 4.17
Media editing stations 9 4.22