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Treforest Library


The Library and Student Centre is the largest of the University's libraries and is located on our Treforest Campus near Pontypridd.

Services and access to library spaces have changed. You will now only be able to access Library spaces with a valid booking for either a study space or to collect book requests.

When accessing the library  please follow our safety measures.


Business; Computing; Engineering; Humanities & Social Sciences

Opening Times

Accessibility Information



Library and Student Centre
Llantwit Road

CF37 1DL


For directions to Treforest campus and a campus map see Treforest Campus.

Study Spaces

Treforest Library has different types of study spaces to suit your needs. No need to book just call in. 
You can also book a study space for up to 4 hours at a time. Book a study space using Connect2. 


Treforest Study Spaces

  • Silent Study The silent study room is on the ground floor of the library
  • Quiet Study The book stock and PC area are designated quiet study areas.
  • Groupwork study desks for up to 6 students.
  • There are 5 Pods with plasma screens for group study (seats 6-8) these are also bookable on Connect 2 
  • PCs There are PCs throughout the library. The main 24/7 PC area is on the first floor of the library.

Individual study spaces are 2m socially distanced, no need to wear a mask when seated.

Book Stock
You are now welcome to browse the library shelves to find books to read or borrow. Please wear a mask and maintain social distancing when browsing the shelves.