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Computer Science Facilities

Computer Science Facilities

Our computer science facilities are a flagship for urban sustainability.

Study and research in an award-winning building

Opened in September 2017, the £58million 12,500 sqm Urban Sciences Building (USB) is a flagship development. It is located on the £350m Newcastle Helix regeneration site in the heart of Newcastle, and is home to the School of Computing. 

Download the Urban Sciences Building brochure here (PDF: 7MB).

Research facilities

Many student projects take place within our internationally-recognised computer science facilities and research groups.

Our computer science facilities include:

  • the Virtual Reality suite
  • the Cyber-Physical lab

We've interaction technologies such as the Ambient Kitchen found in the  Open Lab. Open Lab is the University's centre for digital practice.

Research facilities

University library

The University library has a collection of subject-specific resources for computing science. This includes multiple copies of some recommended texts.

The main library catalogue can be accessed over the campus network. You can also access many major database services and a list of  new acquisitions.

Selected course texts are available online via the library's Safari e-book service.