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Julian Hodge Study Centre (24/7 access)

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The Julian Hodge Study Centre, located on the 2nd floor of the Julian Hodge Building, provides a large IT workstation room for use by all staff and students of Cardiff University.

IT support and assistance is provided by INSRV staff during the times indicated below.

At all other times, the 24/7 facilities provided in the 2nd floor study centre are available for unsupported use whilst the building is monitored by Cardiff University Security staff.

Meeting Rooms and Training Rooms are also available on the 3rd floor of the building but these can only be booked during the supported times indicated below.

IT Support and Assistance

Open-access facilities in the 2nd floor Study Centre are available 24/7 for use by staff and students of Cardiff University.

IT support is provided by INSRV staff during University Semesters as indicated below ...

Monday 29 September 2014 to Friday 12 June 2015,
excluding recess periods and bank holidays as is indicated below.
Monday to Fridayfrom 9.00 to 21.00
Saturdayfrom 10.00 to 17.00
Prior to the start of the semester on 29 September 2014, additional support will be provided from 10.00 to 17.00 on ...

Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 September 2014

Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 September 2014

During peak periods of demand, support will also be provided from 10.00 to 17.00 on the following Sundays ...

5, 12, 19 and 26 October 2014

11, 18 and 25 January 2015

1 February 2015

10, 17, 24 and 31 May 2015

7 June 2015

Please note that whilst the 2nd floor Study Centre remains open for 24/7 access during recess periods and bank holidays, IT support provided is restricted during these periods ...   

Christmas Recess
(Saturday 13 December 2014 to Sunday 4 January 2015)
Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 December 2014Enquiry Desk closed.
Monday 15 to Friday 19 December 20149.00 to 17.00
Saturday 20 and Sunday 21 December 2014Enquiry Desk closed.
Monday 22 AND Tuesday 23 December 20149.00 to 17.00
Wednesday 24 December 2014 to Sunday 4 January 2015Enquiry Desk closed.
Easter Recess
(Saturday 28 March 2015 to Sunday 19 April 2015)
Saturday 28 and Sunday 29 March 2015Enquiry Desk closed.
Monday 30 March to Thursday 2 April 20159.00 to 17.00
Friday 3 April to Monday 6 April 2015Enquiry Desk closed.
Tuesday 7 to Friday 10 April 20159.00-17.00
Saturday 11 and Sunday 12 April 2015Enquiry Desk closed.
Monday 13 April to Friday 17 April 20159.00-17.00
Saturday 18 and Sunday 19 April 2015Enquiry Desk closed.
Bank Holidays
Monday 4 May 2015Enquiry Desk closed.
Monday 25 May 2015Enquiry Desk closed.
Summer Recess
(Saturday 13 June 2015 to Sunday 27 September 2015)
Monday to Friday9.00 to 17.00
Saturday and SundayEnquiry Desk closed.
Bank Holiday
Monday 31 August 2015Enquiry Desk closed.

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  • Study Centre located on the 2nd floor with meeting and training rooms on the 3rd floor of the Julian Hodge Building.  All floors accessible via a lift
  • Accessible parking (blue badge holders) situated nearby, outside adjacent Aberconway Building.  Use of these parking spaces is restricted by Security Services and please note that no parking is available for staff or students in this area
  • Accessible toilets are located on the ground floor and within the Study Centre on the second floor of the building

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24/7 access in the 2nd floor Study Centre to:

  • 120 open-access Windows 7 workstations
  • networked black and white and full colour A4 and A3 printing (chargeable via myPrint service)
  • multi-functional device (MFD) wireless printing (available via webPrint service)
  • printer payment machine (Pay Station)
  • MFDs also provide photocopying and scanning service
  • a variety of assistive software and hardware

IT support assistants available to offer help and assistance for IT queries.

Also available:

  • power sockets provided for laptop charging whilst working
  • Eduroam wireless connectivity available throughout building
  • shop sales to include; general stationery, USB sticks, folders, pens and stamps
  • comb binding service
  • lamination

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Laptop Registration

Students staying in University accommodation can self-register laptops for use of the University wireless network.  Staff are able to assist with registration of laptops owned by students who are not in University accommodation and can also set-up mobile devices, e.g. smartphones and tablets, for wireless connection. Laptops are required to pass simple checks to avoid problems with virus infections, see security and virus protection for more information.

  • Julian Hodge Study Centre Contact Details

    Phone: 029 2087 0318
    Extension: from Cathays Campus: 70318 / from Heath Campus 01798 70318

    Information Services (INSRV)
    Cardiff University, Colum Drive, Cardiff
    CF10 3EU

  • The Julian Hodge Building is a 24/7 university location but for your security, and the security of the building, access is controlled by your University ID card ...

    ... to the building
    Mon to Fri: after 18.00 and before 08.00
    Sat and Sun: all day

    ... and to the 2nd floor Study Centre
    Mon to Fri: after 17.00 and before 08.45
    Sat and Sun: all day

    During restricted entry times you must use the swipe units located by the swing doors at both ground floor entrances to the building as well as on the entry door to the 2nd floor Study Centre.  INSRV staff are unable to assist with problems with ID cards.  Please contact the Security Centre on Park Place if you are unable to access this building.

  • Julian Hodge Study Centre Contact Details

    Phone:029 2087 0318