From a £30 million Science Centre and purpose-built art and design studios to a mock courtroom and £100,000 journalism newsroom, London Met’s buildings house excellent state-of-the art facilities where you can hone your skills. As well as subject-specific facilities, the University offers a wide range of IT and learning resources to help you during your studies.
London Met’s mock courtroom features a dock, witness box and public gallery, and will help you become familiar with the courtroom environment, demonstrate the processes involved and aid your presentation skills.
The University's newsroom for journalism students, opened by The Guardian’s former editor, Alan Rusbridger, is a £100,000 facility that includes 40 computers equipped with professional design software, large screen TVs and a mobile TriCaster to ensure you’re fully equipped for a career in media.
Art, architecture, design, English and performing arts
Described by London Met's own fine art lecturer Patrick Brill (aka Bob and Roberta Smith) as the “Aldgate Bauhaus”, the studios at The Cass will both guide your creative talent and respect your individual initiative to allow you to create outstanding works of art, architecture and design.
You’ll have access to specialist facilities including:
- wood, metal and plastic workshops
- purpose-built art, architecture and design studios
- digital manufacturing technologies
- editing suites
London Met is one of the few universities that offers you the chance to gain direct access to Bloomberg data, information and analytics throughout your studies. Bloomberg is a financial service that allows you to look at market data, news and analytical information used around the world in bank dealing rooms and investment houses, showing business leaders the most up-to-date stock information in the best way possible.
The University's £30 million Science Centre is Europe’s largest and most advanced science teaching facility. It includes:
- a superlab with 280 workstations
- tissue culture/microbiology laboratories
- a nuclear magnetic resonance room
- an environmental chamber
- sports therapy facilities
- nutritional physiology and food technology labs
- a psychophysiological laboratory
The School of Computing and Digital Media provides access to a number of exciting labs including some of the most advanced Cisco labs in London.The School has also recently established a Cyber Security Research Centre which is developing partnerships with organisations such as Lloyds Bank, Oracle Corporation and Callsign.
Library and IT resources
In our libraries, as well as plenty of books and computers, you’ll find comfortable and informal learning spaces.
At the Holloway Road library, there are also techno booths for group work, teaching rooms for extra study and a café area.