Library Access

CTLS students have access to the King’s College’s Maughan Library and Information Services Centre, located on Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1LR. The Maughan Library is within walking distance of Bush House and houses the King’s College law, humanities, and physical sciences collections.

For opening hours, floorplans and other library information, please visit the Maughan Library homepage.

Student Central Membership

Student Central (formerly University of London Union) is the federal students’ union of the 18 colleges and 9 other smaller institutes that make up the University of London. From its base in Central London, Student Central represents the views and concerns of its 120,000 members to improve the lives and experiences of students in the capital. King’s College is a member of Student Central and so CTLS students can get free membership to Student Central with their King’s College ID cards.

Membership of Student Central is free and entitles you to get involved with everything the Union has to offer, as well as access to the facilities in the building on Malet Street. You can join dozens of social and sports clubs and societies and use facilities such as free wireless internet and the print shop. To find out more, please go to the Student Central homepage.

Student Oyster Card

Student Oyster Cards give a 30% off the price of adult-rate Travelcards and Bus passes. To register for an oyster card, follow the instructions on the TFL website and select the 18+student Oyster card.

Ensure you choose CTLS from the list of institutions and use the correct establishment registration number (9228) and your GoCard number. Applications are reviewed regularly and once accepted, cards are sent out within a couple of working days.

Sport and Fitness

Students have full access to the King’s College Sports facilities. Their latest gym on The Strand is in the same building as the CTLS facilities, on the lower ground floor. For more information about membership, opening hours and class timetables, please visit the King’s Sport Strand Gym website.