Schools and colleges

The Library is not accepting membership applications from schools and colleges at this time.

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How to apply

Please speak to your school about arranging a visit.

They can contact us by email:

Schools and colleges

We welcome local schools and colleges to visit the Library, for tours and for librarian-led workshops, where you can develop skills and learn more about our unique and original library collections

We have an exciting online resource to support students in years 12 and 13. See our research skills and critical thinking tutorials for school and college students to develop your skills and enhance your academic work, while also supporting your transition to university level study.

Extended project qualification

Some students may also want to make use of library content, particularly to support student-led research projects, such as the EPQ. You are welcome to apply to visit the Library as a day visitor for this purpose. 

Please ask your teacher or school librarian to complete this form.

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Phone: +44 114 222 7200

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International Merit Scholarships

We offer a generous package of financial support for international students including 75 undergraduate scholarships worth £10,000 towards the annual tuition fee and 125 postgraduate taught scholarships worth £5,000 towards the tuition fee. Applications are now open for existing offer holders.