Fab lab

Learning Lab

The Learning Lab covers four main areas, each with its own dedicated team of specialists:

  • The Library;
  • Academic Skills;
  • Learning Technologies & IT Support;
  • Careers;
  • Student Experience & Retention.

Our aim is to support you from day one, through till graduation, with a range of activities designed to enrich, inspire and empower.

The Library is a treasure trove of information and resources, with over 25,000 items comprising physical and digital resources including books and journals (both print and online), DVDs, computer games, a digital video collection and subscriptions to over 130 renowned print publications, our team have you covered. We are on hand to offer you support and advice, online and in-person, at our help-desk on topics such as researching, finding books, referencing, digital literacy and academic practice.

Our friendly and experienced Academic Skills team delivers a range of advice, guidance and skills development to support you with your studies. They offer one to one or group support with things like time management and procrastination, essay writing, dissertations, creative writing, referencing, confidence and presentation skills. The team also offer help for students with Dyslexia and can work with other academic staff members to ensure you are fully supported and have confidence in your writing.

The Careers team are here to help you strengthen your employability skills and help you discover more about your chosen creative industry. The team can help you with CV's and cover letters, applications, industry experience, work placements and business advice.