For the early birds


From next Monday, 29 February, the City Campus library will again be open from 7am, Monday-Friday.

From 7-8am, a selection of services will be available, including printing, copying, binding, access to computers, and all the library’s physical resources. The full range of library services is available from 8am.

Remember, even when we’re not open, all our electronic resources are still available to you, wherever you are.

We look forward to seeing you, bright and early!


International Mother Language Day – 21 February 2016

Kia ora, Tālofa, Guten tag, Goede dag, Konnichiwa, Bonjour, Ciao, Hola, Hello …

International Mother Language Day is observed annually on the 21st of February worldwide to promote awareness of linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. It was first announced by UNESCO on 17 November 1999. Its observance was also formally recognized by the United Nations General Assembly in its resolution establishing 2008 as the International Year of Languages. Download a full infographic marking this occasion here.


Visit our Facebook page and say “hello” in your mother language or languages.

Get Office 365 for free on your own laptop

Get Office 365 for free

Bring your own laptop to the Library’s “Tech on the Go” lunch time drop in session on Thursday and we can help you download Office 365 for free.

Why do I want Office 365?

To get Microsoft software for free including:

  • Word
  • Excel
  • Powerpoint
  • Publisher

What else at the “Tech on the Go” drop-ins?

Get help to :

  • log in to Moodle
  • log in to Student Portal
  • log in to Student Email
  • set up free wifi access on your own device
  • get library notices by text message

Can’t make this Thursday?

Don’t worry.  We are running “Tech on the go” drop-in sessions every Thursday lunchtime in February and March.