CAMPUS TOURS To book your place on a Campus Tour to see the many facilities Winchester has to offer including the University Centre, the Library, I.T. facilities and the Student Union please make your way to Main Building and book a time slot. Tours will depart from St Alphege 301 (number 16 on the map) every 15 minutes (first tour at 10.30am, last tour 3.45pm). Tours are led by a current student and take approximately 45 minutes.
A STUDENT UNION The Student Union organises club nights, comedy nights, quizzes and live music. There is also a cinema with a dedicated programme of films. A variety of clubs, societies and associations are run in the Student Union, offering the chance to get involved in a wide range of activities. The Union also provides support and welfare services, accompanied by awareness campaigns throughout the year. The bottom floor is known as The Vault which is a multi-purpose space, primarily hosting club nights but there is retractable tiered seating that transforms the space into a cinema and performance area. The second floor houses The Lounge complete with a burger hatch and also our Terrace Bar.
B THE FOOD HALL The Food Hall provides a range of meals throughout the day, a wokery bar, deli bar and fresh salad bar. There is a wide selection of dishes to choose from including a daily special utilising local ingredients.
C BOOKSHOP AND LEARNING CAFÉ P&G Wells University Bookshop is at the heart of the University of Winchester. In addition to set texts, it stocks background and leisure reading, gifts for friends and family, second-hand books of all types, and essential stationery. The Learning Café offers 24-hour a day access, a Café counter selling excellent coffee and snacks, 50 PCs, wireless access and comfy seating for group work or just relaxing with friends.
D CAREERS Careers offers impartial information, advice and guidance about occupations, graduate employment, further study/training, volunteering, and other opportunities for students and graduates (up to one year after graduation). They organise a programme of talks and workshops from external speakers on a wide range of topics, a JobShop which advertises part-time job vacancies both on campus and locally, vacation work, national graduate job vacancies, a volunteering service promoting many local opportunities and much more!
E STUDENT SERVICES Our Student Services team provide a wide range of services to support students during their time at Winchester. They offer wellbeing support (counselling, disability support, mental health support and medical provision), student advice and finance, study skills and international student support and advice. Located right in the centre of the campus they are easy to access.
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F CHAPEL The Chapel is open every day during term-time and morning prayers are held each weekday before lectures begin.
G MARTIAL ROSE LIBRARY This three-storey building is open 24/7 during term time and houses a collection of 300,000 books, video and sound recordings and receives some 1,000 journals with electronic access to thousands more. There are study spaces for more than 450 readers. There are also seven study rooms which can be booked for group work sessions.
H KENNETH KETTLE BUILDING The Kenneth Kettle Building is a social learning space open 24/7 with 82 open access PCs and space for 50 laptop users. There is a café serving hot and cold food, including delicious pizza!
I UNIVERSITY GYM Burma Road Student Village hosts the University Gym. The equipment supplied by Life Fitness provides an excellent work out experience. The top floor hosts a large cardio area providing bikes, running machines, cross trainers, rowing machines and more. There is also a stretching zone to get you ready for your workout and fixed resistance machines to improve your strength.
J PERFORMING ARTS STUDIOS Six purpose-built studios offering the latest technology for student productions. The studios include four large rehearsal spaces, a double-height movement space and a further double-height studio that can also double as an additional performance space to complement the University’s other performance venues.
K SPORTS FACILITIES The Centre for Sport houses a 21-station fitness suite, sports labs, a sports hall as well as a dance studio and performance space. Squash courts are also in the building and externally there are tennis courts and a Multi-Use Games Area. Outdoor sports facilities are based at Winchester Sports Stadium at Bar End (approx 15-20 minute walk from the King Alfred Campus). The sports laboratories contain some of the latest fitness testing equipment. The performance gym is a black box with full lighting rig, seating and flexible scenic arrangements. The dance studio has full length mirrors and sprung floor.
L MULTIMEDIA CENTRE AND LOANS COUNTER The Centre includes a purpose-built TV studio, a newsroom, radio studio and facilities for multi-track audio recording. Video editing is available in different formats including Final Cut Pro and Avid Composer. The Multimedia Centre is open 24-hours a day and you are encouraged to use the facilities for your own projects as well as coursework. The Loans Counter provides a loans service for a range of equipment which can include media players, cameras and laptops.