Learning Commons

Library Using the Library Spaces for Different Needs Learning Commons
Located in Block E of the Ho Sik Yee Library, the Learning Commons is designed for collaborative learning in a vibrant and inspiring environment.

Dynamic Learning Spaces

Group study rooms
Each of the Group Study Rooms is equipped with an interactive whiteboard to facilitate your group discussion and collaborative learning.
Individual and collaborative study
To cater for the latest and changing needs of users, different styles of seats are provided in the Learning Commons. Booth seats, window seats, high tables… come and explore which types of seats best suit your study needs.
Flexible activity zone
Our new flexible activity zone is a space that can be arranged flexibly for subject talks, workshops or other events. When not in use for specific activities, this area is open for all users for individual or collaborative study.

Enhanced Facilities

Internet workstations
Additional internet workstations are provided to facilitate your study and use of the Library-subscribed electronic resources. Alternatively, you can bring along your own laptops or tablets to work here as WiFi is available throughout the Learning Commons.
Printing stations
Two printers, one black & white and one colour, are provided in the Learning Commons for users’ convenience. Users also have access to the colour photocopying option on the colour printer.

Cozy Reading and Refreshment Corner

Refreshment corner
Tired after long hours of study? You can take a break at our cozy Refreshment Corner and have some light snacks! Our Refreshment Corner is the ONLY place inside the Library where you can eat and drink. We have vending machines here for your convenience; outside food and alcoholic drinks are not allowed.
Be considerate
No eating or drinking while using library materials and equipment;
Keep the Refreshment Corner clean and pleasant for everyone using this area;
Make use of the self-service cleaning station next to the vending machines to clean up spills and crumbs immediately.
For details, please read the Food and Drink Policy.