Fantastic Facilities

You can study in an amazing building with state-of-the-art industry standard facilities at your fingertips

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 Our state-of-the-art facilities include:

  • The Smith & Nephew Conference Centre which can accommodate more than two hundred delegates and is equipped with conference-ready audio visual facilities. As well as being used for school-based events and activities, the conference centre is a leading location for business gatherings and networking events. 
  • The Arco, KCOM and Siemens Gamesa Digital Labs. These digital learning spaces are equipped with high-grade workstation computers with computer-aided design, 3D and Virtual Reality software, as well as virtualisation technology and 3D printers for students to create product prototypes.  All three spaces have 75-inch interactive screens for display to large groups. The Siemens Gamesa lab is also equipped with the company’s industry-leading design software.
  • A £360,000 Virtual Reality Suite, sponsored by Greenport Hull. The VR Suite comprises a range of immersive Kit including: a large High Resolution ActiveWall solution and tracking system able to present 3D to audiences of thirty; a range of Peripheral VR Devices (HMD, Active desk); a VR Welding Trainer; VR Software to convert CAD models.
  • The RB and Spencer Group Innovation Zones. Both zones are created around the concept of a “design office” and are the spaces where projects and ideas come to life. They feature thirty hot-desk working areas within a large central area for independent study, as well as five glass-walled breakout rooms for project-based learning, each with a 55-inch interactive screen.
  • The University of Hull Lecture Theatre. This space is designed to mirror a university learning environment.  It has theatre-style seating for forty people and a 75-inch interactive display screen. It will be used by visiting guest speakers to deliver masterclasses and seminars to students.
  • Two business standard Boardrooms where staff and students hold business meetings and give presentations.
  • A Library where students engage in research, independent study, reading groups and meet their Business Mentors.
  • Three high-spec. Mechatronics Workshops and two industry-standard Engineering Workshops.
  • An Engineering Helpdesk - the equivalent of a trade counter - where students can go for advice, support and components for their employer-led projects.
  • An enormous Server Room which will power the school’s impressive technology and also be used as a teaching facility.


A number of our facilities are available for hire. Find out more.



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Our specialisms

Our specialisms of Digital Technology and Mechatronics have been carefully chosen by our key employer sponsors because these are the skills that local industry is crying out for.


Does your brain think digital? Businesses are crying out for tech-savvy staff like you, which is why our focus on digital technology will help you develop the skills you need to succeed.


Where engineering meets computers – whether that’s developing F1 cars, using drones for scoping out new projects, wind turbine manufacturing or programming machinery.

University of Hull
Reckitt Benckiser
Smith & Nephew
Siemens Gamesa
The Spencer Group
Green Port Hull
Ideal Boilers
Sewell Group
A J Building
Air Products
Emmerson Kitney