This scheme will run as a pilot during the year 2017 and is subject to review over the summer. If successful, there may be an opportunity to roll this out wider across the campuses. Space is limited and allocation will be offered on a needs basis.
As a result of feedback received from King’s postgraduate researchers about available desk space for writing-up, the university are offering doctoral students the chance to apply for a dedicated desk space for a limited period in a reserved area of the Maughan Library.
Successful students will be offered their own desk and locker within a designated quiet space for a period of 3 months.
To be eligible, you must be a registered doctoral student at King’s who either:
Has registered for writing-up status
Has submitted an RD1 examination entry form to the research degrees examinations office which has been approved (you must provide proof of approval)
Or, is currently undergoing corrections for thesis resubmission following examination (you must provide an examination report as proof)
The expectation is that you will be continuously writing-up your doctoral thesis and will use the space at least 3-4 days a week.
To apply you will need to complete an online application form and request a supporting statement from your supervisor. Four competitions will run over the year and the deadline for the first round is 15th February 2017. For full details, please click here.
Please note that this scheme will be run as a pilot during the year 2017, and is subject to review over the summer. Space is limited and allocation will be offered on a needs basis.
In response to student survey feedback and recommendations by KCLSU, Library Services has agreed to pilot a bookable ‘Write-Up Space’ at the Maughan Library for Postgraduate Researchers in addition to existing library Postgraduate Only Zones, to open in the autumn 2016.
To help them plan the content and management of the space they are seeking input from PGR students as outlined in the poster below: