Art and design facilities

The School of Arts and Media operates a number of industry standard workshop facilities to enable students to develop their practice in their chosen field of study. Art and design facilities include specialist workshop areas in fashion garment construction, photography, visual arts, print making and three dimensional modelling. Each area is staffed by experienced specialist support staff that will assist and advise students in their practical course work.

Continuous investment in equipment allows students to access the latest prototyping equipment as well as industry standard traditional machinery. All of this is complemented with computer suites for Mac and PC, equipped with the latest software.

The School's art and design facilities are currently spread across three campuses with the following workshop areas:


New Print room specialising primarily in screen print with capacity for relief printing

Allerton Studios

Sound and audio labs

Photographic studios/ darkroom

3D workshop

Laser cutting area

Print workshops

Fibre workshop

Mac suites

Adelphi Building

Fashion garment construction workshop

Prototyping area- CNC embroidery   and fabric printing

Main 3D workshop facility covering wood metal and plastic

Spray /finishing room

Prototyping area - 3D printers, scanners, CNC milling machines and laser cutting machines

Centenary Building

Photography studios

PC and Mac suites