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UWTSD has three libraries in Swansea. Please click on a section to find out more information.

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The Library is based on the 1st floor in the Swansea Business School Campus.  

SBC Library provides access to a range of flexible learning spaces to support all of our students.

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Access

  • Accessible entrance is located at the front of the Swansea Business Campus
  • Lift access to the Library from the ground floor
  • A disabled access toilet is on the ground floor 

Additional Information

  • Our book and journal collections are located in the main area of the Library
  • The Library desk and self-issue machine are located in the main area of the Library

Study Room 

The bookable study room has wireless internet access. Please note that study room is only available during our opening times.

Bookings must be made before 8pm on the day before the reservation is due to start so that a list of bookings can be generated. Bookings made after this time will not be honoured.

To maximise availability of study rooms for all students, please note the restrictions below:

  • Maximum booking length: 3 hours
  • Bookings may be placed up to 21 days in advance
  • Bookings for the same room cannot be placed within 2 days of each other

Book a study room

Visitors: Walk-in access to online resources

Staff and students from other universities or members of the public are able to use a limited selection of our online resources. For more information please see the Walk-in Access section.

Contact informationOpening Times

Location Map

The Griffith Library is based at the Dynevor Centre for Art, Design & Media and located next to the main foyer/reception area of the building. It offers a wide range of information services to the students and staff of the Swansea College of Art.

The Griffith Library provides access to a range of flexible learning spaces to support all of our students.

Basement

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First Floor

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Access

  • Accessible entrance to the Library is located on the 1st floor
  • Lift access is available to the basement of the Library
  • Accessible toilets are available on the Ground, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th and 6th floors of the building

Additional Information

  • Our book and back issues of the journal collections are located in the basement and our current issue journals are located on the 1st floor
  • The Library desk and self-issue machine are located on the 1st floor

Visitors: Walk-in access to online resources

Staff and students from other universities or members of the public are able to use a limited selection of our online resources. For more information please see the Walk-in Access section.

Contact details Opening times

Location map

Y Fforwm Library is located at the new SA1 Waterfront development.  It opened in August 2018 and provides an attractive and modern learning environment for staff and students based at the waterfront campus.

Y Fforwm provides access to a range of flexible learning spaces to support all of our students.

Ground Floor

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First Floor

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Second Floor

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Access

  • Accessible entrances are located on either side of the building.
  • Lift access is available to all floors.
  • Accessible toilets are available on all floors.

Additional information

  • Our book and journal collections are located on the second floor.
  • The library enquiry desk is located on the first floor and self-issue machines are located on the first and second floors.
  • There is a book drop for book returns on the ground floor
  • Lockers are located on the first floor and keys can be loaned on a daily basis.
  • Vending machines managed by Catering Services staff are available on the ground floor.
  • The ground floor also hosts an exhibition space for showing students work, external exhibitors and items from our own Special Collections and Archives.

Study Rooms 

All rooms have wireless internet access. Please note that study rooms are only available during our opening times.

Bookings must be made before 8pm on the day before the reservation is due to start so that a list of bookings can be generated. Bookings made after this time will not be honoured.

To maximise availability of study rooms for all students, please note the restrictions below:

  • Maximum booking length: 3 hours
  • Bookings may be placed up to 21 days in advance
  • Bookings for the same room cannot be placed within 2 days of each other

Book a study room

Visitors: Walk-in access to online resources

Staff and students from other universities or members of the public are able to use a limited selection of our online resources. For more information please see the Walk-in Access  section.

Contact details Opening Times 

Location Map