Media Services provides a range of audio-visual equipment and services to support students and staff. This ranges from the provision of basic audio-visual equipment in our teaching rooms to more specialist services, such as graphic design, video production, video conferencing and A-V conference provision.

Facilities include a TV studio with purpose built green screen for video and photography, a graphics studio with large format printer, two edit suites and a video conferencing suite. We also offer advice to staff and students on the use and application of our facilities and services.

Hiring Equipment

To hire equipment please click the relevant link below and fill out the online booking form.

Book equipment (Students)

Book equipment (Staff)

Video Production

Media Services has two Adobe Premier editing suites for production and editing work.

Recording Lectures

Lecture Theatres 3148, 3168 and 3169 are equipped with Echo 360 Lecture Capture Devices. If you wish to make use of these please contact Media Services to have your account set up.

Alternatively we can record in any of the lecture rooms with a video camera and this can then be uploaded to our Media Server.

Media Server

A Video Server has recently been installed and staff can record off air programmes as well as uploading video content (subject to copyright restrictions).

Video Conferencing

Media Services looks after a number of Video Conferencing end points which provide high quality connections around the world. If you wish to participate in a VC then contact Media Services.

There is a dedicated VC studio as well as Lecture Theatres 2156, 3148, 3168 and 3169 which are capable of Video Conferencing.

Other Services

Media Services can schedule off-air video recordings and carry out the following - audio recording, lamination of artwork, scanning of photographs/artwork for placing electronically into documents and presentations.

If you need more detailed information on any of these services please contact Media Services for advice.


Call 0131 474 0000 and say the name of the person you wish to contact or email directly.

Jim Bain - Media Services Manager

Elspeth Talbot - Graphic Artist

Andrew King - Media Services Technician

Calum Grant - Media Services Technician

Media Services

Opening hours:

Mondays to Thursdays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Fridays 9 a.m. - 4.30 p.m.

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Media Services