Huxley 219 students in lab

Due to current health & safety concerns, the Huxley L2 labs and meeting rooms are closed for general access until further notice. The lab computers will remain accessible for remote working.  The Department is actively working on solutions for lab access with special emphasis on the safety and security of all lab users. Further updates on this will provided in due course

DoC Student Labs

Department of computing Student teaching labs

Students at work in the labs

The teaching labs are located on level 2 of the Huxley Building.  The PC workstations in these labs are frequently updated on a rolling basis, approximately one third every year.

  • The labs are open to students from 8am to midnight, including weekends.The labs are a secure area: you must have your College ID card with you if you are in the labs and only students who are on courses in Computing are allowed into the labs. Please note the lab regulations.

  • There are just over 250 (256 at last count) workstations available for use.  They all run Ubuntu 18.04 Linux and Microsoft Windows 10, with a large range of teaching software.

  • There are currently 4 ICT printers available for student use.

  • There are three meeting rooms - 219A, 219B and 219C - within the main lab. Students can book these rooms.

USING PORTABLE DEVICES

All floors and lecture theatres used in the department as have wireless networking access - please see the ICT web guide on wireless network access.