Communal areas

Within our residences there are several communal spaces which can be used to study. There are communal spaces within the following residences:

Birks Grange Village (catered)

There is a small TV room next to the dining room in Central Block which all Birks Grange Village residents may use as well as a general social space opposite the convenience store.  This room may be used for functions and events that have been organised by the Guild.  If you wish to use the space for anything other than general use please submit your request via the online event form. . The social space is available to use by both catered and self-catered residents.

There is a common room in Moberly House (for use by Moberly residents only) located on the ground floor of B Block.

Birks Grange Village (self-catered)

A social dining room 'The Grange' is available in Ross House (H Block), Birks Grange Village and has been created in partnership with our external residence provider, UPP.

The area has been modernised and refurbished to create an open social space that can be booked out by students living in the Birks Grange Village for events and private functions.

See our YouTube video about The Grange to see what it looks like and how students are utilising the space.

Holland Hall and Mardon

There is a TV/ common room and study area in Mardon (for use of Mardon residents only) whilst the TV/ social space next to the Reception area at Holland Hall is available to all residents.  These rooms may be used for functions and events that have been organised by the Guild.  If you wish to use the space for anything other than general use please contact the Residence Manager or submit your request via the online event form.  The social space at Holland Hall is available to use by both catered and self-catered residents.

Exeter Halls

Lounges are available at Lopes, where TVs are available to all residents.

Study areas are situated on the ground floor of Lopes Main Wing and are available for residents requiring a quiet area for study. 

Rowancroft and St Lukes

The St Luke’s campus is around five minutes’ walk away and has its own library facilities, computer room, fitness suite, swimming pool and ball game courts, along with the XKeys Cafe Bar.

For more details about using any of the communal spaces within residence please contact your residence reception.