Postgraduate study
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Computing services

We have an extensive computing network with a variety of open-access machines and specialised computer labs spread across our campus.

Photo of a student on computer in the library café

You'll benefit from:

  • 45 open-access computer areas with more than 1,200 computers across the University
  • 100 open-access computers in University cafe areas
  • Over 70 open-access computers in University study pods and study rooms
  • 24-hour computer access in key locations
  • almost 100% Wi-Fi coverage in our buildings
  • free laptop loans from our libraries
  • your own University email address with online access to lecture notes, assessment and course information
  • online access to course materials, assignments, grades and feedback online

In addition to our open-access facilities, many of our schools have computers available for their students.

Help and support

Many of you will be competent IT users but if you have any gaps in your knowledge we offer a comprehensive range of library, IT and digital skills courses.

Digital Skills and Training

There's also a wide range of self-help material on the web and a 24/7 helpline staffed by a team that has won national recognition.

IT and computing help