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The Learning Resource Centres located at our Medway and Maidstone Campuses are modern, dynamic, forward-thinking departments totally focused on supporting your learning needs.

In these centres you will find welcoming staff and plenty of textbooks relevant to your course. In addition, you will also find a number of specialist magazines highlighting the latest developments in the world of work. The LRCs have created resources to support English and maths teaching and also manages a growing collection of e-resources that are available from home as well as on campus. 

At the Medway Campus, LRC study space is located on the 3rd floor of each wing with resources matched to the curriculum areas. There is also an area for individual silent study on the 4th floor of the East Block. At the Maidstone Campus, there is an LRC in A Block, and T Block third floor and in the Central Block of the UCM building.

They'll also choose a monthly display to showcase a theme, topic or point of interest - make sure you pop by an LRC to see what's been chosen this month!



There’s ample space for individual or group study, and you can get online using the LRC computers or your own laptop via WiFi. Students are more than welcome to borrow items and our friendly LRC team is always on hand to help you access the resources you need. The LRC staff can also provide bespoke training on Microsoft Office software.

The LRCs provide a total information service, offering: 

  • Over 16,000 text books
  • Computers
  • Laptops to use anywhere on campus  
  • Film collection
  • Online subscription services and e-books
  • Periodicals and magazines 
  • Photocopiers and scanners
  • 'Ask a Librarian' email service 
  • Public wireless internet access 
  • TV recordings 

Main contact numbers and opening hours

Medway Campus LRC Central
01634 383044
Monday-Thursday 8am – 7.30pm
Friday 8am – 5pm
Term time only. Please phone to check opening times during the holidays.

Maidstone Campus LRC A Block
01622 625836
Monday-Thursday 8.30am – 4.30pm
Friday 8.30am – 4pm
Term time only. Please phone to check opening times during the holidays.