Our new £19million Discovery and Innovation Centre will provide a transformational learning environment, designed to nurture highly effective graduates who will make an impact in STEM industries and businesses across the globe. The facility will operate as a collaborative hub where students, academics and experts can share knowledge, build skills and launch businesses, solving global challenges in new and impactful ways.
This new teaching facility for discovery and innovation will provide a dedicated space for multidisciplinary collaboration, with a solution-focused, hands-on approach: learning through making and doing. Engineers, computer scientists, industry experts and entrepreneurs will collaborate across time zones and around the clock to resolve real-world scenarios together, in a flexible and dynamic study environment, mirroring that of the working world. In addition, a quarter of the facility will be committed to enterprise, embedding a culture of innovation and entrepreneurship, and improving business skills amongst our undergraduate population.
The Centre will be composed of specially designed ‘neighbourhoods’, which provide a mix of communal and private spaces. These neighbourhoods include: