Specialist PC Lab

Supplementing the specialist equipment and labs on the first floor of The Smart Zone, is our Specialist PC Lab offering a wide range of high end software.

Forty four high spec machines are accompanied by dedicated Wacom Intuos M tablets (pens for which can be booked from the Resource Stores in Henrion), enabling students from a range of disciplines to enjoy smooth performance across many cutting edge packages.

Software includes:

  • ANSYS 2020 R1

  • ArcDesktop 10.7

  • Autodesk Alias AutoStudio

  • Autodesk AutoCAD

  • Autodesk Fusion 360

  • Autodesk Inventor CAM Ultimate

  • Autodesk Inventor Pro

  • Factory Design Utilities

  • Autodesk Sketchbook

  • Matlab R2020a

  • VXelements

  • Arnold plugin for Maya

  • Autodesk Alias AutoStudio 2021

  • Autodesk Fusion 360

  • AutoDesk Maya 2020

  • Autodesk Motion Builder 2020

  • Autodesk Mudbox 2020

  • Autodesk VRED Professional

  • Keyshot 9

  • Rhino 6

  • Solidworks 2020 SP2

  • Toon Boom Storyboard Pro 7

  • Toon Boom Harmony v18

  • Wacom Drivers


  • HP EliteDesk Workstation × 44
  • Wacom Intuos Pro M × 44

Wacom Cintiq

Specialist PCs

PCs and Wacom Intuos Tablets


Photo of Specialist PC Lab


Opening Times

09:00 to 17:00 Monday to Friday

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