Key Facts


Space for over 650 students including: 

Over 400 open and social study spaces

Zoned silent study areas for 150 students

850,000 print items


Postgraduate study and computer rooms

A large computing and teaching room

Group study pod

One-to-one interview rooms

A helpdesk covering library, academic support employability and computing

24 hour self service Starbucks Cafe

Building Information

The Bay Library is located on the beach side of the campus with views over Swansea Bay and the Site of Special Scientific Interest.

BREEAM small thumb 'Very Good' rating. BREEAM is the world's leading design and assessment method for sustainable buildings

Read the  Bay Library BREEAM Case Study


Customer Services staff at the Library Desk can help with general library and IT enquiries such as:

  • borrowing items from the Library (books, journals, media, laptops, media equipment)
  • finding items in the Library
  • connecting to Wireless
  • logging into Library resources

Contact the Library Desk at or on 01792 295178

Bay Library

At the heart of the Bay Campus, the Bay Library is where you will able to find social learning, research and academic spaces all supporting the work of our undergraduate and postgraduate students and staff. The campus will provide access to our full range of online journals, e-books, datasets and also to our 850,000 print items either locally, for relevant subject areas, or through delivery between our campuses.