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1-3 Museum Place
The Doctoral Academy Building at 1-3 Museum Place

We offer a welcoming space for postgraduate research students to connect, work, learn and take time away from the research environment.

Based in 1-3 Museum Place, we are at the heart of the Cathays campus, a short distance from Cathays station, Main Building and the Centre for Student Life. Opening Hours are Monday to Friday, 08:00 to 20:00.

The building is exclusively for use by postgraduate research students. It has bespoke facilities for our community including:

  • a large training/meeting room with full teaching facilities*
  • 12 ‘ drop-in and plug in’ desk spaces for use with personal devices
  • kitchen facilities*
  • communal space for relaxing or informal meetings
  • a quiet room
  • bookable spaces for meetings and hybrid work*
  • 20+ desk spaces for researchers, fully equipped with PCs or docks and screens*

*Please note that these spaces are available on the ground floor of the building and are fully accessible.