Postgraduate Commons

The Postgraduate Commons is located on Level 0 of the Library building, with controlled access from the Library Quad.

The Postgraduate Commons has been designed as a scholarly common room for all Rhodes University postgraduate students registered for Honours, Masters and PhD degrees. It is a spacious area containing 28 workstations with access to the Internet, productivity software and course-specific software.  This facility provides Honours and senior postgraduate students with a  "one-stop-shop" for  access to electronic learning and research resources, plus office software  to process their work.

The Postgraduate Commons is staffed during Library opening hours by a team of postgraduate student assistants to provide information, reference and IT assistance.

Facilities include:

  • 28 high-end computer work stations
  • Wireless internet access for laptops
  • 2 group study rooms
  • 4 single or double study booths
  • 5 single study booths
  • Photocopying, printing & scanning facilities
  • Comfortable workspaces & “chill” areas


Contact details:
tel: 046 6037530



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Last Modified: Mon, 18 Jan 2016 14:59:24 SAST