Levels E and F Study Spaces

Levels E and F of the Hugh Owen Library provide silent, individual study spaces for Aberystwyth University students and staff. We can currently provide access to the following study spaces:

  • Hugh Owen Level E study spaces (x 28)
  • Hugh Owen Level E PC spaces (x 12)
  • Hugh Owen Level E Single Study spaces (x 2)
  • Hugh Owen Level F study spaces (x35)
  • Hugh Owen Level F PC spaces (x 14)
  • Hugh Owen Level F Single Study spaces (no pc x 6)
  • Hugh Owen Level F Single Study spaces (PC x 13)



Access to Levels E and F is strictly via the booking system. Please select the study space you wish to book from the drop-down list.

    • You can book slots of 2 hours and 45 minutes between 08:30-20:15 every day of the week 
    • These can be booked up to 1 week in advance
    • You can book either a study space with a computer or a study desk
    • You can only book one space per slot
    • You will need your Aber Card to access the room
    • Users should access the library via the entrance at the back of the Hugh Owen Building to Level E. Please follow black line on map below:



Your safety

  • Users should only visit the library during their booked time slot
  • Only users who have booked time slots should come to the library room
  • Please do not turn up for your study space booking slot before your start time as people will be exiting the building before this time.
  • All users should sanitise their hands before entering the librry. There is a hand sanitising station at the entrance.
  • All users should observe the 2-metre social distancing rule
  • Users should not use spaces that have been marked as unavailable
  • All users must use their Aber Card to swipe to enter the library
  • All users must use their Aber Card to swipe to exit the library
  • All users must follow the one-way system
  • The numbers of users in the library at any one time is strictly limited.
  • Staff and visitors to the space will be following recommended hygiene practises.
  • Do not come to the library if you are unwell. The main symptoms of COVID-19 are:
    • new continuous cough;
    • high temperature;
    • loss of or change to your normal sense of smell or taste (anosmia).
  • Face coverings must be worn in all University buildings.


    • The entrance to study spaces on level E and F of the Hugh Owen Library is via the side/rear door. The access is level. The door open automatically.
    • An adjustable desk with PC is available
    • Adjustable lighting is available in the individual study rooms
    • The Fire Alarms are both the Klaxon and bell types. Deaf alerters are avialable from Library staff
    • Please contact Student Support Services and Health, Safety and Environment Office to arrange a Personal Emergency Evacuation Plan (PEEP) if relevant.
    • Accessible toilet facilities are available

    If you would like a guided tour of the facilities, or to discuss any specific requirements you have, please contact us.

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