Student IT facilities

Where can I find a computer?

We have IT Learning Centres on all of the main University campuses, together with computers within the University Libraries.

All student PCs have standard essential software, for which we provide full support. This includes Microsoft® Office. There may also be more specialised software for your subject installed on PCs in certain areas, just ask at the help desks for more information.

Within the IT Learning Centres, there are facilities for users with a disability, including height-adjustable desks, large screens and a range of specialised software.

Brindley IT Learning Centre, Stoke

Facilities

  • Student IT Help Desk

  • Windows® 10 PCs

  • PCs for visually impaired and dyslexic students

  • Printing – black and white, and colour

  • Sales of IT consumables

  • Scanning facilities.

Labs

  • B116: 63 PC's, 2 MFDs

  • B110: 1PC and 1 data projector - Bookable Room for Practicing Group Presentations

  • B112: 16 PC's and 1 height adjustable desk - Silent Study area

  • B122: 22 PC's and 1 data projector

  • B124: 25 PC's and 1 data projector

As well as the standard software available in all of our IT Centres, there is specialist software in Brindley Building (Leek Road) for Business and Law students

Cadman IT Centre, Stoke

The Cadman IT Learning Centre is located in the Cadman Building on College Road at the Stoke Campus.   Additional computing facilities are located in clusters within the adjacent Thompson Library.

Facilities

  • Student IT Help Desk

  • Windows® 10 PCs

  • Apple Macs

  • PCs for visually impaired and dyslexic students

  • Printing – black and white, and colour

  • Sales of IT consumables

  • Scanning facilities

Labs

  • C101: 25 PC's, 1 MFD, 1 data projector and 1 smart board

  • D103: 36 PC's, 1 MFD, 1 data projector and 1 smart board

Apart from the standard software for students available in all of our IT Centres, there is specialist software in Cadman Building covering most subject areas, just ask at your nearest help desk for more information.

Blackheath Lane Library and IT centre

The Blackheath Lane Library and IT Centre is located within the Centre of Excellence for Health in Stafford. 

 

Facilities

  • Student library and IT helpdesk

  • Windows® 10 PCs

  • Printing – black and white, and colour

  • Sales of IT consumables

  • Scanning facilities

  • Group study zones

  • Quiet study zones

Labs

  • 2 group study rooms with PCs

  • BL056: PC lab/silent study room

  • BL065: PC lab/silent study room

  • BL069: Self bookable meeting room

 

FCES

The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Science also have labs with specialist software.
Please see http://www.fcet.staffs.ac.uk/current_students/labs_software.htm for more information.

Lichfield IT Centre

Labs

  • ECR3  media drop in room has few mac’s

  • ECR4 –  23 including 1 lecturer PC

  • ECR6 –  19 including 1 lecturer PC

  • ECR7 –  21 including 1 lecturer PC

  • C17 open access –  6 Pc's

  • B112 – currently 4 Pc's

Shrewsbury Health Library

The Shrewsbury Health Library is based in the Learning Centre at The Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.

PCs

  • IT Room for drop in use – 25 PCs

  • IT Training Room – 8 PCs plus teachers PC (available for drop in use when not used for teaching)

  • Quiet Study Room – 2 PCs

  • Library book area – 16 PCs

  • 2 MFDs