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University of Suffolk

A university for a changing world

University of Suffolk

A university for a changing world

University of Suffolk

A university for a changing world

University of Suffolk

A university for a changing world

University of Suffolk

A university for a changing world


At the University of Suffolk, whatever you choose to study, you will be working in state-of-the-art surroundings. We have invested across the University to create environments that showcase the latest teaching facilities and support our students to achieve great things.

At our main campus in Ipswich the Virtual Environment for Radiotherapy Training is an excellent example of what the latest technology can do. This immersive 3D training system allows radiotherapy students to become familiar with techniques and technology, and to treat virtual patients.



Waterfront Building

The Waterfront Building has a large auditorium and lecture theatres, as well as numerous teaching rooms for small or large groups. Every teaching room has state-of-the-art AV equipment enhancing your learning experience. There are open study areas on all floors to enable flexible learning. These areas provide the opportunity to access networked computers and iMacs, or to meet with fellow students and staff.


James Hehir Building

The James Hehir Building includes the latest purpose-built Clinical Skills and sports and exercise laboratories, as well as specialist bioscience teaching and research facilities; all of which have been created to give you the tools you need to achieve your full potential. The new Innovation Hub provides a range of Fujitsu technology, including tablets, notebooks, laptops, desktop PCs and workstations. These systems run on the latest Intel® processor technologies, providing students with the opportunity to develop their digital skills using innovative equipment.


Arts Building

Among its many facilities, the Arts Building has painting, sculpture, drawing and print studios, installation and video spaces, a film studio, two dance studios, and industry standard studios, dark rooms and digital suites specific to photography.


The Atrium

The Atrium, opening in October 2016, will provide specialist teaching facilities and have a dedicated Business and Innovation space. The £5.5m refurbishment will develop specialist facilities including Psychology, Computer Games Design, Network and Software Engineering labs, a new Radiography VERT suite and will be home to the Ipswich Waterfront Innovation Centre.


Skills development

Our team of Academic Skills Advisors, Librarians and Digital Learning Specialists work together to provide you with a range of online and face to face skills development opportunities which enables you to shape your learning and make it work for you. Our programme aims to help you become a confident, independent, highly skilled graduate. We offer support with all aspects of academic work and integrity, as well as research skills, the use of technology in learning, and wider support for personal learning and revision techniques, time management, and support for any students with specific learning difficulties.


Learning technologies

Learn is the central part of the University Virtual Learning Environment (VLE). It brings together a range of tools used by course teams in their teaching and learning. We also provide you with an informal online learning space (Mahara) which you can use to build your own ePortfolio of digital objects and self-reflections.



The Libraries at the University of Suffolk and across the Learning Network provide you with access to IT facilities, study spaces, and the resources you need for your reading and research. These are provided through our online search tool

and include:

  • Millions of full text electronic journal articles
  • Over 300,000 full text e-books, Over one million streamed broadcasts from over 60 TV and radio channels
  • DVDs and print resources
  • Subject guides bringing together key resources and information sources


All students can visit and borrow from all of the University of Suffolk Libraries including the Library in Ipswich, which is open seven days a week, all year round.


University of Suffolk at East Coast College

Based in the lively coastal towns of Great Yarmouth and Lowestoft, the University of Suffolk at East Coast College offers a growing range of Foundation and Honours degrees, the majority of which are led by lecturers who are active in their specialist fields with established, close links to employers and the local community.


University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College

Located in a purpose built £70m facility forming part of the Ipswich Education Quarter, students of the University of Suffolk at Suffolk New College are able to benefit from a range of dedicated facilities, including a newly developed engineering laboratory equipped for concrete testing, tensile and compression analysis of materials, as well as soil assessment.


University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College

Recent and continuing investment and development ensures that the facilities at the University of Suffolk at West Suffolk College are among the best in the region. Extensive refurbishment and modernisation of the main building, Suffolk House, has been carried out, at a cost of around £2m, to provide a dedicated higher education facility and an improved environment for in excess of 600 higher education students.

University of Suffolk 360

Step inside the University of Suffolk and see yourself within a transformational university. Download our 360 app by searching for ‘University of Suffolk 360’ on the Apple App Store or Google Play Store on your mobile.

View our 360 videos on YouTube

University of Suffolk

University of Suffolk
Waterfront Building
Neptune Quay

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