Learning Facilities

Our purpose built campus features high-tech facilities including an innovative learning resource centre combining IT and library services, along with a great variety of learning spaces. There are also on-campus sports facilities and en-suite student accommodation.

See below for more information.

 As a student at QMU, you are able to make full use of the following teaching and learning facilities: 

Teaching spaces

  • Traditional lecture theatres and smaller seminar-style classrooms
  • Specialist teaching facilities for students on some of our health courses, including: clinical skills laboratories; biochemistry laboratories; and a fully functioning podiatry clinic used by the public
  • Film and video editing suites, including one of only two "infinity" green screens in Edinburgh
  • A drama studio and spaces
  • A nursing simulation suite
  • A range of technology facilities including a TV studio, photographic and graphic studios, and a video conference suite

Learning Resource Centre

  • The heart of our campus, open 24 hours a day
  • Contains resources and facilities which are an essential support to your learning and teaching at QMU
  • A combined facility for directed and independent study, based in integrated library and information service provision
  • More than 1,000 study spaces are available with a variety of social, quiet and silent study areas and bookable group study rooms
  • Access to a range of books and journals, both print and electronic, other electronic resources and audio visual material to support your studies
  • Help and support for users is provided
  • Liaison librarians make sure you are trained in accessing the wide range of electronic resources available to support your learning

Assistive Technology Room

  • Designed to meet the needs of students with disabilities 
  • Contains a range of assistive software, ergonomic and accessible peripherals, and adaptive furniture

Computing Facilities

  • Study spaces offer access to the QMU networked IT and research facilities via cutting-edge thin-client technology
  • Each terminal provides access to up-to-date software including Microsoft Office, subject-specific applications, and internet and email access via our own high-speed network
  • Access to high-quality printing, copying and scanning, and a variety of academic and research software
  • All rooms in our student accommodation offer high-speed wireless internet access
  • Our 'Remote Desktop' service enables you to access the majority of applications and electronic resources off campus wherever an internet connection is available

Effective Learning Service

  • Supports you in developing and enhancing your learning strategies and skills for university study
  • Offers informal workshops as well as one-to-one appointments offering individual guidance and advice on a range of topics including essay writing, referencing and exam preparation skills. Provides specialist English language support for international students
  • Offers easily accessible study resources

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