Facilities

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Our facilities in the School of Computing will enable you to build upon your expertise, giving you a solid understanding of how to use facilities in the sector. This means you can confidently take the next steps in industry or further study when you graduate. 

Purpose-built teaching facilities 

You'll be based in the Sir William Henry Bragg Building – an impressive development bringing our friendly, supportive and diverse community of students, researchers and academics together to collaborate in the same modern space. The Bragg building hosts a range of welcoming and accessible spaces, which will suit a variety of educational and social requirements. 

computing study space

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Specialist computer laboratories

Throughout your studies you'll have access to specialist labs, technology and academic support. Our specialist facilities include: 

  • Robotics laboratories 
  • Individual machines, equipped with Microsoft and Linux, capable of performing rendering 
  • A state-of-the art  computing cluster, equipped with Azure services, and a visualisation laboratory, including a Powerwall, benchtop display with tracking system, WorldViz PPT optical tracking system and Intersense InertiaCube orientation tracker. 
  • Dedicated Linux laboratories with a combined capacity of an average of 150 machines 

Take a virtual 360 tour of our Computing Study Zone, and Robotics Teaching Lab. 

Students at a Powerwall

Students using VR equipment

Students working on a robot

Students looking at computer

Facilities that optimise your learning 

The School of Computing continually invests in the best facilities to provide a creative, cutting-edge learning environment. You'll find everything you need for your studies, including: 

  • Lecture theatres and seminar rooms containing the latest audio-visual technology and professional presentation equipment. 
  • Social spaces and cafés that make great places to relax or meet and work with friends and colleagues 
  • Our dedicated employability hub gives you access to industrial placements, internships, employability sessions, presentations and workshops delivered by employers and graduate opportunities. 
  • Leeds Institute for Data Analytics: State-of-the-art facilities in data analytics 
  • EPSRC National Facility for Innovative Robotic Systems: A national resource for the fabrication of complex systems which can be used for academic and industrial collaborations. 

Dr He Wang and two students in a motion capture laboratory

Study facilities that support your work 

From 24-hour computer clusters, libraries and silent study areas when you need to finish an assignment without interruptions to interactive spaces, cafes and group rooms for collaborative project work — there’s always somewhere to go on campus to suit your study preference. 

Take a virtual 360 tour of our campus and facilities

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Take a tour of campus from above

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Watch a short student tour