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Accessibility at Alan Gilbert Learning Commons

Find out more about the accessible facilities available at Alan Gilbert Learning Commons.

The Alan Gilbert Learning Commons (AGLC) is a purpose built, multi-media study space. It is open 24/7 and offers a comfortable working environment with lots of natural light. 

You can access the multi-function devices which enable you to print, scan and photocopy and there are charging stations if you need to top up the battery life on your laptop, tablet or phone.

There is also a café and free WiFi.

All areas of the AGLC are fully accessible.


Free parking spaces for disabled customers are available at the end of Burlington Street, in the old Quadrangle Area. A member of security staff in the Lodge at the entrance Burlington Street can advise.

Entering the AGLC

Disabled access is via the power assisted door next to the revolving doors.

Every floor is accessible by lifts.

Accessible toilets

There are accessible toilets on each floor.

Hearing loop

A hearing loop is available at the reception desk.

Accessible study room

An accessible study room is located on the ground floor. It has height adjustable desks and assistive software (Zoomtext and Supernova). Please note that access to this room is only available on the advice of the University Disability Support Office. 

Height adjustable desks

Height adjustable desks are available in various parts of the AGLC.