Facilities and resources

Bower Ashton library

Our students benefit from a range of first class facilities and workshops at our Bower Ashton Studios and have many opportunities to take up work placements, professional practice and extra curricular activities during their studies.

From one of the largest and best equipped print centre in the UK to a recently refurbished library that holds an extensive collection of resources related to the arts, design and media - you will find everything you need on campus.

Technical facilities

Bower Ashton Studios has excellent technical facilities arranged around specialist centres for:

  • Drawing Centre
  • EPI Centre (Computing)
  • Fabrication
  • Fashion Sewing
  • Knitting
  • Media Centre
  • Print Centre
  • Printed Textiles

Each centre is staffed by a team of experienced staff and instructors who teach skills-based workshops, advise on health and safety issues and are available to assist you on an individual basis. When not being used to teach workshops, each centre is available on an open access basis.

Bower Ashton Studios library

Find out more about Art and Design library resources available in our library.

Art Materials Shop

Bower Ashton Studios has a very well stocked Art Materials Shop and Stores. The shop sells a wide range of art materials at discounted prices. Items available range from acetate, paints, papers and sculpting tools to data sticks.

The shop is open daily from 09:30 - 16:30 during term-time. 

Study support

Find out more about support with study and academic writing skills available at Bower Ashton Studios.

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