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School of Social and Political Science: Undergraduate study


Study Spaces

SPS undergraduate students have full 24-hour access to the computing facilities in the UG Microlab and UG Reading Room, which can be found on the basement level of the Chrystal Macmillan Building.

Additional collaboration space is available on the ground floor in the reception and café area and also within bookable meeting rooms on each floor of the Chrystal Macmillan Building.


Access outwith normal office hours is possible via the 24-hour access door to the left of the main entrance or via the door at basement level.

IT Support

If you require assistance with any of our SPS IT equipment whilst using the Microlab, please contact the the SPS IT Support Team:

Email: | Tel: 515151 | Room: B.07, CMB

Facilities Support

If you require assistance with any of our building facilities such as furniture or door access whilst using any of the study spaces, please contact the Estates and Facilities Team on

Please note: due to health and safety regulations, the use of kettles/toasters etc is not permitted in the UG Microlab or in the UG Reading Room.

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