Explore Medway Campus

The Drill Hall Library

The library is available to all Medway students and is the state-of-the-art winner of the 2007 Kent Design Awards.

The library houses an extensive collection of books and journals. It boasts an impressive range of other facilities, including over 400 personal computers, training rooms and discussion spaces for students as well as cafe facilities.

The Student Hub

Home of the Deep End, The Mezzanine, study spaces, microwaves for the “bring your own lunch” options and lots of seating to relax or study. Also home to GKSU Reception for all your queries and Team GKSU! Come and say Hi.

Multi-Faith Space

Medway's Multi-Faith Space is located in Pilkington. The space will be open at times to be advertised and can be open by arrangement by contacting Medway Chaplain Lynne Martin.

The Mezzanine

A light, bright airy space. Bookable for student groups, home to regular events and a quiet place to hang out and study.

Fancy something to eat?

The Deep End

GKSU's very own student bar right at the heart of the Student Hub. Sample the daily specials as well as the menu packed with tasty favourites. A fully stocked bar serving anything that takes your fancy and space to chill out with charging points for your phone/laptops.

Currently closed

To order, download the app Student Orders. You can also pay by card and the Kent One card. No cash please.

Campus Coffee

Available at the Deep End, Campus Coffee is designed, developed and delivered by students. An aromatic blend created by students, get a caffeine high on our own supply! Opening hours and payments match our Deep End buddies so check out their info.

Other places to eat on campus

No. 1 Bistro

In the Rochester Building, No. 1 is an ideal place for breakfast and lunch on campus.

Closed until further notice

Payments are card or contactless only, including the KentOne card. No cash.

Pilkington Café

You can find Pilkington Café in the Pilkington building (it's not just a clever name!). Serving hot and cold food, drinks and snacks to eat in (limited seating) or take away.

Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 15:00

Closed 23rd December - 4th January

Payments are card or contactless only, including YOYO. No cash.

Click & Collect available: Download the YOYO Wallet app, link your bank card to pay and collect your items.

Archibald Hay Mess Café

Situated in the Drill Hall Library, the Archibald Hay Mess Café is the perfect excuse to break from your studies with a tasty cake or snack. Refuel and get back to it! Serving hot and cold drinks and snacks to take away.

Monday to Thursday: 10:00 – 20:00

Friday: 10:00 – 17:00

Closed 23rd December - 4th January

Payments are card or contactless only, including YOYO. No cash.

Click & Collect available: Download the YOYO Wallet app, link your bank card to pay and collect your items.

Pembroke Café

Found on the Ground Floor in the Pembroke Building, serving Starbucks coffee, hot and cold food, drinks and snacks.

Monday to Friday: 08:00 – 16:00

Closed 23rd December - 4th January

Payments are card or contactless only, including YOYO. No cash.

Click & Collect available: Download the YOYO Wallet app, link your bank card to pay and collect your items.

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