The library welcomes visits from sixth formers and teachers.
Our education programme offers the following services to teachers and students:
Follow the links to find out more or contact our education officers for more information:
Telephone: 0191 208 2929
The University library offers reference facilities to sixth form schools and sixth form colleges in the North East of England.
Students can access the library's wide range of information resources as well as use the library's study spaces.
Access is available during staffed opening hours except for University exam and revision period. In 2016 the excluded periods are 4th - 29th January and 11th April - 10th June.
Apply for library access using the Sixth Form Access application form (PDF: 171KB)
Printed application forms must be signed and stamped by your school. Please bring the completed form to the Philip Robinson Library.
Membership of the scheme expires at the end of the academic year (end of August).
Membership of the University library is conditional upon observance of its rules and regulations.
Admittance is only on production of a valid library reference card. This card is not transferable.
The Inter Library Loans service and some electronic services are not available with this membership scheme
For information about our education outreach programme see our free online education resource, Archives Alive.