South side study nooks

Morning After West End

If you already haven’t noticed, we really want you to get out of your room and check out Brisbane’s parks, libraries and trendy cafes, because they’re awesome! Make the most of your time studying in Brisbane by living like a local and exploring the city on your study sessions.

Don’t frequent the southside? Check out Brisbane's best study nooks or nooks in the north.

Morning After, West End 

Fuel up for your studies at Morning After, a popular West End brunch and study spot. You’ll find everything you need from laptop and USB recharge ports, free wi-fi and big benches, to all-day breakfasts and strong coffee. 

South Bank Parklands, South Bank

If you head down to the Kangaroo Point end of South Bank you’ll find a few quiet spots for your study vacation. Tap into the free wi-fi and pull up a picnic rug.

The Smug Fig, Woolloongabba 

Smug Fig Cafe

The Smug Fig loves students. We don’t know why, but they do. They want to serve you coffee while you use the wi-fi and get down to business solo or with your study buddy. Embrace the friendly atmosphere. 

Stones Corner Library, Stones Corner

This quiet local library, which is just a quick stroll from Buranda train station, offers air-conditioning, free wi-fi, study desks and access to resources for your assignment.

Captain Burke Park, Kangaroo Point 

While the glorious view of the Story Bridge may be a distraction to some, you’ll find a calm and quiet spot for uninterrupted study at Captain Burke Park nestled under the Kangaroo Point end of the Story Bridge. Pull up a park bench or spread out on a picnic blanket – it’s the perfect spot to catch the morning rays on a cooler Brisbane day.

Sarmic, Bulimba

Some call it quaint but we’ve spotted the long bench tables calling for students to spread out with their books. Take advantage of the brunch menu or grab a coffee and get to work.

The Hawthorne Pantry, Hawthorne

You’ll feel at home surrounded by cute little knick-knacks on your visit to The Hawthorne Pantry. This gift shop turned cafe is a local hotspot and a great place to check off emails and sort your schedule for the day. The team will keep you buzzing with Merlo coffee and light snacks for your study session.

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