Study Facilities

Study Facilities for Postgrads

The Graduate School of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences has a dedicated facility treserved only for Masters, MRes, MPhil, PhD Track and Phd Students as follows:

The Berkeley Centre is for all Masters, MRes, MPhil, PhD and PhD Track students. It's a quiet room on Q+3 with hot desks available on a first-come-first-served basis. Click here for the application form.  Please complete it and email it with the subject heading 'Access to Berkeley Centre' to


Wandesford Quay Research Facility comprises 3,300 square feet located on Wandesford Quay just a few minutes’ walk from the main campus and within easy reach of the city centre. Wandesford Quay contains premium work space for research staff, post-doctoral researchers and PhD students with modern, air conditioned and comfortable open plan offices, break out spaces and a meeting room, with IT infrastructure including high speed Wi-Fi and a high speed integrated copier/scanning facility.

Key features of this premises include work stations for 25 postgraduate researchers, a meeting room, small kitchen, WC facilities, secure locker spaces (40 lockers in total). Access to Wandesford Quay is via student card from 8am - 10pm seven days a week (pre-registration is required – see below for details).

The Wandesford Quay Research Facility is adjacent to St. Finbarr’s car park which currently operates under Q-Park, ('s/), students may also avail of local interior bike storage within this research facility.  In addition, there are two Coca-Cola bike share stations located across the road and the city centre is a five-minute walk away

If you wish to be granted access to use this facility, please read and sign the Wandesford Quay Contract for Use and return it (by scan or hard copy) to the Graduate School.  For further enquiries please email

University College Cork

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