The facilities we have in the Richard Hamilton Building including technical specialist areas, practice rooms and studio spaces with 24 hour access are enjoyed by students from all courses. We also have various technical facilities at our Wheatley Campus, including TV studio, motion capture suite, recording studios and specialist audio and video editing suites.
The Glass Tank Gallery showcases the research activity and creative work of our students, staff and alumni.
It also provides our students with the opportunity to have a work placement where they will learn how to curate exhibitions, perform, exhibit and sell work.
Our students benefit from this close environment and the easy use of all University facilities. To take a virtual tour of our facilities follow this link to our Virtual Tour and click The School of Arts from the menu.
Artists' books Collection
The Library has a growing collection of contemporary artists' books complementing the Artists' Book Collection held by the School.
Outstanding collections of books, journals and electronic resources relating to publishing, assembled over many years, including the Publishing in Africa and Booker Prize Archives and the Andre Deutsch Collection.
Book-arts and bookbinding studios and workshops linking traditional skills and approaches with modern and alternative print media.
Film & Edit Suite
Specialist IT studios for video and sound editing, electronic imaging, page layout and web authoring resources.
We are focused on providing you with fantastic opportunities and resources to develop the skills and techniques required for degree-level study.
Intensive Foundation Programme Studio
Our students have access to all the support and variety of experiences they need to prepare for the next stage of their education.
Music Studios & Practice Rooms
Musical instruments and professional equipment along with recording studios and performance space.
Materials and Processes Studio
Dedicated studio spaces, support and resources for woodworking, welding, vacuum forming, glass forming, casting and ceramics.
Specialist printmaking workshops in well equipped studio spaces with the support of our team of practising artists.
Photographic studio and darkrooms with high-end equipment and the support of technical specialists.
Publishing IT Suite
Purpose-built suite in the Tonge Building with an interactive whiteboard and sound and video projection.
The university library is managed by the full-time Academic Liaison Librarian for Arts.