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Off campus facilities

Off campus roomThe Calder Room (A62) in Bowland Main is a dedicated space available to Bowland students who do not live in campus accommodation. The room provides a small social and study space, tables, sofas and two computers for students to use.


Next door to the Calder Room there is a small kitchen with two microwaves, a kettle, toaster, a hot and cold water tap, two fridges and a freezer for students who live off campus. You can bring lunch with you rather than spend money on campus.

Junior Common Room and games area

JCRBowland Junior Common Room (JCR) is a great space to relax, do some work or have some fun. There is a pool table, dart boards (you need your own darts) and table tennis (bats and balls are available from the bar). Most of the events arranged by the JCR Exec will either be in the JCR or start off here.

The Trough of Bowland “Bowland Bar”

TroughThe ‘Trough of Bowland’ is the oldest bar on campus, offering a cosy interior. Serving a range of drinks and famous for its pies, it is a popular venue with both students and staff.  The bar has regular open mic nights and coordinates student events with the JCR Exec.

Locker Hire 

Students who do not live on campus can hire a locker for the duration of the academic year, useful for storing belongings that you don’t want to carry with you all day. Lockers can be hired for £15 for the academic year; a refund of £10 will be processed providing the key is returned at the end of the hire period.  Lockers are limited and are hired on a first come first served basis. Locker rental application 2017-18

Mail Collection

Mail can be collected from the post boxes in Bowland foyer, opposite the porters lodge. Mail is alphabetised and placed in the box which corresponds to the first letter of your surname.  A key is available from the porters on production of your university identity card. All students, whether resident or not should check their post regularly as internal mail from departments and Registry is also sent via this method. Parcels will be kept in the porters lodge for collection.

Study Space

There is ample study space available on campus; the library, the learning zone and PC Labs are all available for you to use free of charge. You can access the PC Labs 24/7 using your university identity card.

Useful Information

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Health Services

Laundry Services