Study Facilities

Study Facilities for Postgrads

The Graduate School of the College of Arts, Celtic Studies and Social Sciences has facilities reserved only for CACSSS postgraudate students.

The Berkeley Centre is availalble to all CACSSS Masters, MRes, MPhil, and PhD students. It's a quiet room on Q+3 with hot desks available on a first-come-first-served basis. Access is granted for 12 months, after which students must re-apply if they wish to continue using it. Click Berkeley Centre Application Form. Please complete it and email it with the subject heading 'Access to Berkeley Centre' to

Wandesford Quay Research Facility is available to all CACSSS PhD and MPhil students.  It is located on Wandesford Quay with 25 hot-desks available on a first-come-first served basis.   There are also a limited number of secure lockers available. 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/). There is some bike storage in the Facility, Coca-Cola bike share stations located across the road and the city centre is a 5 minute walk away.

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

College of Arts, Celtic Studies & Social Sciences

Graduate School, Room G26A, Ground Floor, Block B, O'Rahilly Building, UCC