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Our services: Study Spaces: Dunelm House Study Space

Study spaces at Dunelm House (DSU)

University members and visitors are strongly recommended to wear face coverings in University buildings and when in crowded and enclosed spaces, especially where you come into contact with people you do not usually meet.

During your visit, please follow the safety measures we have in place and be considerate of other users.

If you have symptoms of Covid-19 or have received a positive test result, you should self-isolate, book a Covid-19 test and inform the University - you must not visit the Library or our study spaces. Please visit our webpages for full details.

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Dunelm Study Spaces

Provided by your Student Union, Dunelm House has a number of study spaces available for Durham University students throughout the building:

  • Individual study spaces (non-bookable)
  • Group study spaces (non-bookable)
  • 2 group study rooms on Level A (bookable through the Student Union)

Kingsgate on Level B is currently being used as study space, and you are able to take food into this area.


Visiting Dunelm House

  • Enter the building via the main entrance on B level (under the parapet)
  • You must scan the QR code for NHS Test and Trace as you enter 
  • Make sure you have your campus card with you, in case you are asked for ID or evidence you are a Durham University student.

Please follow all safety measures we have in place and be considerate of others.

We are unable to guarantee access to power points - if you intend to work on a laptop, please make sure it is fully charged before you visit. Dunelm House is on the University Wi-Fi network so you should be able to sign in as usual.

Please note, this is a self-service area – should you have any queries during your visit, please speak to a member of Student Union staff. If you have a library-specific query, you can contact our Virtual Enquiry Desk.

Dunelm House site information

Opening times: Monday-Friday, 9am-5pm

For more information, visit the Durham Student Union website.