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Student services and activities on Monday 19 September

On the day of her Majesty Queen Elizabeth the Seconds funeral some services will be operating reduced hours and other closed entirely for the day so that staff and students have the opportunity to pay their respects.

The State Funeral will be available to watch on our campuses, in the Forum Auditorium (Streatham), Baring Court 114 (St Luke’s) and the Exchange Lecture Theatre (Penryn). Most activities will be paused for the duration of the State Funeral.

The following information outlines the opening times for these services and activities.

Student serviceOpening times
Hubs Open (closed during funeral proceedings)
Non-Standard Hubs Closed
International Student Support Open as normal
SID (9am-5pm) Open (closed during funeral proceedings)
International Document Clearance Open all day
(if you have an appointment booked then please do turn up as they will be running as normal)
UniCard distribution Open as normal
Wellbeing – Residence Life and OOH cover Open
Library study spaces Open as normal
Library front desk Open (closed during funeral proceedings)
Heritage Collections Closed
Student Records Open as normal
IT Helpdesk Open as normal

Sports Park and St Luke's  Sports Centre

  • Both Sports Park and St Lukes Sports Centre with reduced bank holiday hours of 8am – 7pm.
  • Both facilities will close completely during the funeral proceedings, allowing both staff and customers to show their respect to the Queen.

Sports activities

  • Sporting activities will only take place between 8- 10.30am and 2.30pm – 7pm.  Any activities or bookings falling outside of these times will be cancelled.
  • Athletic Union sports club training will be permitted, unless National Governing Body guidance prevents this.
  • No club trials will be held.
  • Meet and Greets / information stands already booked can go ahead outside of the closure period for the funeral proceedings
  • Athletic Union will not authorise any club socials on the 19th September.

Guild (Streatham/ St Luke's) and Students' Union (Penryn)

  • Various Guild-led events, activities and information stalls will take place 9-11am and 2:30pm – 8pm.
  • Events taking place during the funeral proceedings are being rescheduled and info stalls and receptions will also be closed during this period.
  • Society events will be permitted, but we ask to all societies with events during the funeral proceedings to reconsider their timings.
  • Students’ Union presidents will be present for students but with reduced bank holiday hours.
ServiceOpening times
Residential Catering Open as normal
Market Place Forum Open (closed from 10:30-14:30 for funeral proceedings)
The Ram Bar Open from 14:30 till normal closing time
Market Place Birks Grange / Cornwall House Open from 14:30 till normal closing time
Crosskeys BARiSCA Coffee Shop Open (closed from 10:30-14:30 for funeral proceedings)
Forum Kitchen Open (closed from 10:30-14:30 for funeral proceedings)
The Shop, Saint Davids Closed
OAK Closed
Innovation Centre Closed
La Touche Closed
Engine Room Closed
Pret a Manger Open as normal
Starbucks Open as normal
Accommodation receptions  Open (closed during funeral proceedings)
Forum Complex (including Library) Open as normal
Minibus Service No service operating
Reception cover in academic building No service operating
Northcote House reception Open as normal
Hospitality, Conferencing & Events (Including Fresh Ideas) Normal service for exisiting bookings (limited activity during funeral proceedings)
Residential Cleaning Operating from 8-10:30am
Mail room provsion No service operating