Learning Spaces

With high ceilings, lots of natural light and a location in the heart of our Point Grey campus, the Irving K. Barber Learning Centre is a favorite study spot for students. Many areas of the building are open 6am to 1am, seven days a week and 24/7 during exams.

 

Group Study Spaces

IKBLC students. Photo credit: Martin Dee / UBC Communications & Marketing

IKBLC students. Photo credit: Martin Dee / UBC Communications & Marketing

Group study spaces are a great place to meet with classmates and collaborate on projects.

 

Level 1

  • Study nooks throughout the main hallways.
  • Note: This floor is not open 24/7 during exams.

Level 2

  • Open study and collaboration area in the main foyer
  • Study tables along the wall of the main hallway
  • Ike’s cafe

Level 3

  • Chapman Learning Commons (room 300)
  • Qualicum Reading Room (room 305)
  • Bookable Group Study Rooms
    • Rooms 315, 316, 317 inside the Music Art & Architecture Library

Level 4

  • Study tables along the wall of the main hallway
  • Bookable Group Study Rooms
    • Rooms 415 and 416 inside the Music Art & Architecture Library

 

 

Quiet Study Spaces

IKBLC students. Photo credit: Martin Dee / UBC Communications & Marketing

IKBLC students. Photo credit: Martin Dee / UBC Communications & Marketing

Quiet spaces are ideal for focused study. Remember to put your cellphone to silent when you’re in one of our designated quiet areas.

 

Level 3

  • The Music Art & Architecture Library is a designated quiet study area.

Level 4

  • The Music Art & Architecture Library is a designated quiet study area.

 

Silent Study Spaces

Photo by Martin Dee / UBC Communications & Marketing

Need absolute quiet for your studies? Our silent study spaces are for visitors in need of a distraction-free place to work, so please set your cell phone to silent and refrain from talking or eating.

Level 3

  • The Ridington Room (Room 321) inside the Music Art & Architecture Library.

Level 4

  • The Ridington Room mezzanine inside the Music Art & Architecture Library.
  • The Musqueam Reading Room (Room 455)
  • The Nass Reading Room (Room 459)

 

Computer Workstations

The Learning Centre provides a range of high-end multimedia production areas. Explore emerging technologies and work on your own music and video projects.

Level 2

  • Short-term PC workstations and printing available in the main foyer

Level 3

  • PC workstations and printing available inside the Music Art & Architecture Library
  • Eight multimedia carrels available in the Music, Art and Architecture Library. Software includes Finale, Adobe Creative Suite , Adobe Acrobat Professional, and Final Cut Pro. You can borrow headphones at the Information Desk.
  • Mac & PC workstations available in the Chapman Learning Commons (Room 300)

Level 4

  • PC workstations and printing available inside the Music Art & Architecture Library

Classrooms

The Learning Centre’s 23 state-of-the-art classrooms feature flexible configurations and a wide range of technological equipment for a modern, adjustable work environment that fits your learning and teaching needs.

Classrooms can be booked through Scheduling Services.

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Photo by Laura Swimmer

Irving K. Barber Learning Centre. Photo by Laura Swimmer