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Research support

The Buttery opening hours

From Monday 5 February 2024, The Buttery will be open 7am - 9pm daily. Access is via TUSC

The Buttery - Post graduate space

Developed in partnership with students, The Buttery is a contemporary and innovative space exclusively for postgraduate students and researchers to study, collaborate and relax.

The Buttery is open on a self service basis and access is via TUSC.

It is a vibrant and inspiring facility, offering individual and collaborative work spaces, a quiet zone and a computer lab, as well as a social lounge and refreshment facilities. 

Research support

Help for postgraduate students is available from the Student & Library Services Research Support team.

The team can provide guidance in areas such as literature searching and systematic reviews, critical appraisal, research data management, reference management, scholarly communication, and open access publishing.

Please use the link below for more information.

Using IT in the Buttery

The Buttery has a number of networked PCs available including All in one and high spec workstations plus 12 Apple Macs, there is a variety of study spaces throughout the building including group space, individual learning spaces and a designated quiet space.

There is a mono MyPrint device located on the ground floor in the Buttery. You can register for MyPrint by visiting and selecting the 'Register for MyPrint' option. You can top up your MyPrint credit here (min £1, max £250) using a valid credit/debit card or PayPal account, you will need your Student ID and date of birth.

Useful links to IT help and information are below.

Support telephone

There is a support telephone located on the ground floor of The Buttery.

Kitchen facility

Kitchen The Buttery stairs

There is a small kitchen facility with cold drinks and snacks vending.

There are 2 fridges, a cold water dispenser and hot water provision.

Please leave this area clean and tidy after use, as you would wish to find it. 


Study space in the Buttery

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