The Department of Social Policy and Social Work is based in the Muirhead Tower, which is airy and modern, fully WiFi enabled, and has a sophisticated learning environment and social spaces. Special collections of historic documents and artefacts are exhibited in the foyer, which also contains large digital screens displaying information about rooms and other learning space news and data.

There is also a spacious Starbucks cafe with a stylish mezzanine on the ground floor of the building.