IT for staff

There are a large number of computers available across campus. Anyone can use the open-access labs and postgraduates have additional specific facilities. Many departments also offer special computer suites, details of which are available in course handbooks.

Library computers

Davison Building

There are PCs located throughout the building or you may borrow a laptop (subject to availability). Please enquire at the Information Desk (ground floor) for further information.

Open-access labs 

Computer Centre

Located on the main Campus road opposite the Arts building and next door to the School of Management ( map ). It contains six 24/7 PC Labs and is access via College Card outside of normal hours.

Bourne Yorkon PC Lab

The largest PC Lab on campus with 92 PCs, it is in a large portacabin situated in the Bourne Annexe on the right of Bourne Laboratory if you are heading downhill from the Bedford Library ( map ). Open 9am-6pm


Predominently for teaching sessions, but available for students outside of this. Outside of teaching sessions it is available 24/7 via College Card access.

Located through the Horton Building, proceed through the next set of doors in front of you, turn right, go straight on and follow the corridor round to the left. Go up a short ramp and through the double doors. Continue up the ramp and go past the set of stairs, the HITT lab is the left-hand door ( map ).

Queen’s Annexe

This portacabin complex at the back of the Campus between Queen’s Building and Reid Hall contains two 24/7 labs, each with 19 PCs. Access is via a College Card outside of normal hours.

Enter the building through the main door opposite Reid Hall. For QA PC Lab 1 turn right and follow the corridor round until you reach Room 113 on the left hand side. For QA PC Lab 2, turn left and follow the corridor round until you reach Room 141 ( map ).

Music Lab

Across the A30 and behind Wetton's Terrace (Music Department) is the Music Lab ( map ). Open 8.30am-6pm

International Building

The International Building Call lab (IN005) and PC lab 1 (IN006) are situated on the left wing of the ground floor. Access through the ground level doors to the far left of the main staircase entrance, then turn left and follow the corridor to the very end ( map ). 24/7 access is via College card.

Postgraduate labs

Arts Building S17

Take the stairs on the left of the main entrance to the top floor. Go through the first double doors in front of you and then the single door to S17 ( map ). There are 16 PCs available and a scanner. 24/7 access is available via College card. 

International Building IN030

To the right of the main International Building entrance is a ground level access to the building. Through the entrance and to the right is the Postgraduate lab with 17 PCs and a scanner available ( map ). 24/7 access is available via College card.


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Getting help

Log a call - IT Service Desk:

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T: (01784 41) 4321

Laptop Support and Mobile Device Clinic

Location: Davison Building, Library, ground floor.  The Support Office is just to the left of the Library helpdesk.


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