Great Places to Relax and Study…
Studying for any qualification requires an investment in time, effort, and good old-fashioned hard work. Being able to put aside the time required for study, coursework, and revision is of the utmost importance, and finding a suitable environment that improves the efficiency of your work is essential. Joining the UK College of Business and Computing means studying in London – one of the world’s most active and bustling cities. As such, being able to find an area of peace and quiet in which to study – and relax – is vital to your academic success.
At the UKCBC, we aim to provide our students with everything they need to be able to complete their studies effectively and efficiently. That’s why we’ve put together a few tips and suggestions for finding places to chill and study in London below.
Places with Wifi…
One of the key requirements of any study environment is having access to the internet. After all, being able to conduct research demands access to online resources, and the last thing you need to be doing when in the middle of study is to try to access material via your mobile phone. Instead, finding a public space which offers you the chance to connect is vital.
With many hotspots located throughout the city, finding somewhere that provides access is simple. Timeout has created a free wifi map which lets you find nearby locations that provide internet access. From coffee shops to libraries, being able to find somewhere that supports your study needs should prove easy.
Places with Peace and Quiet…
Of course, while internet access is key to your research, the need to be able to concentrate and absorb information is fundamental; 20mbps of internet access becomes redundant if you’re sitting in a bustling, noisy coffee shop that continually causes distractions. Instead, you should look to find areas that are renowned for delivering peace and quiet.
Museums and libraries are the perfect option when it comes to finding a peaceful study environment. Not only will you be able to work without constant noise surrounding you, you will have access to world-class research material. Among the most popular of these in which to study is the Reading Room at the British Museum. Some of history’s greatest minds have taken up residency in the Reading Room, so not only can you take inspiration from the material within your reach, you can draw on the legacy of such renowned visitors as Karl Marx, H G Wells, and Oscar Wilde.
In addition to the British Museum, the V&A National Art Library has become a popular place for students to get down to some hard work. The architecture of the library – with its light and airy feel and overlooking the beautiful gardens – will undoubtedly support your work, so visit today to take inspiration and carry out your studies.
Places with Coffee…
Coffee is the fuel needed to get through difficult coursework and help conquer mountains of revision. Many students rely on it, therefore having somewhere which offers a quality supply of caffeine on tap, may well prove to be essential to the efficacy of your study.
Across London, a number of coffee shops have become dedicated to supporting students in search of their coffee fix and somewhere to work. Establishments such as the Foxtrot and Ginger in Soho and Whitechapel, Timberyard in Covent Garden, and Friends of Ours in Hoxton are all student-friendly coffee houses that encourage work, so why not visit one of these today to experience great coffee while you study?
Finding the perfect place to chill and study in London is vital to your success at the UKCBC. While staying at home is always advised for quiet time while you work, it also pays for you to get out and about and experience new surroundings to help keep your mind active and the efficiency of your work at its peak.
For more information on finding the perfect areas in London to study, you can contact the team at the UKCBC today. We’ll be happy to help guide you towards study environments that encourage effective working, and will be able to provide you with the tips and advice necessary to help get you ahead in your academic career.