Opening Hours for Students' Union Outlets

Hours across your Students' Union spaces will be different over summer. View our article to see the times for our spaces.

Our Spaces

As we head into the new academic year, our Students' Union outlets will be operating with new opening times. Arrivals weekend is 16-18 September with Welcome Week beginning on 19 September. There will be varied opening hours during these dates before heading into regular hours for semester 1.


Drapers Bar & Kitchen

Arrivals weekend – Open for events only. See our events page for opening times. 

Welcome week – Mon-Fri, Midday-2am 

Regular semester hours – Mon-Sun, Midday-11pm (with late night openings tbc) 


The Griff Inn 

Arrivals weekend – Fri-Sun, 10am-8pm 

Welcome week – Mon-Tue & Thu-Sun, 10am-8pm, Wed, 10am-Midnight

Regular semester hours - Mon-Tue & Thu-Fri, 10am-8pm, Wed, 10am-Midnight


Ground Cafe

Arrivals weekend – Fri, 9am-5pm, Sat & Sun, 9am-5pm 

Welcome week – Mon-Sun, 8am-8pm 

Regular semester hours – Mon-Fri, 8am-8pm, Sat & Sun, 10am-4pm 


Village Shop

Arrivals weekend – Fri, 9.30am-8pm, Sat & Sun, 9am-11.30pm  

Welcome week – Mon-Fri, 8am-11pm, Sat & Sun, 10am-11pm

Regular semester hours – Mon-Fri, 8am-11pm, Sat & Sun, 10am-11pm  


Union Shop

Arrivals weekend – Fri, 8.30am-3.30pm, Sat & Sun, 10am-3pm  

Welcome week – Mon-Sun, 8am-7pm

Regular semester hours – Mon-Fri, 8am-7pm   

Students' Union Hub & The Nest

Arrivals weekend – Fri-Sun, 9am-5pm 

Welcome week – Mon-Sun, 9am-9pm 

Regular semester hours – Mon-Fri, 9am-9pm 

BLSA Building

Arrivals weekend – Fri, Closed, Sat, 9am-5pm, Sun, Closed 

Welcome week – Mon-Fri, 11:15am-8pm 

Regular semester hours - Mon-Fri, 11:15am-8pm 

The Shield Café

Arrivals weekend - Fri-Sun, 10am-4pm 

Welcome week - Mon-Fri, 8.30am-9pm, Food served until 2.30pm

Regular semester hours - Mon-Fri, 8.30am-9pm, Food served until 2.30pm


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