Student working in the Hive, Frenchay Campus

Facilities in Geography, Planning and Environmental Management

First-class facilities provide well-equipped inspiring spaces where you can study, learn and collaborate.

Our facilities include:

  • Specialist laboratories for earth sciences, environmental change, surveying technology and spatial analysis.
  • ‘Hive’ social learning areas that provide a mix of computer stations, flexible desk-space, and dedicated group-work booths and rooms.
  • Computer laboratories.
  • Design workshops.
  • Video and editing facilities, sound recording facilities and a photographic and digital imaging service. A graphics service offering industry-standard equipment and software for producing research publications, displays, illustrations and posters.
  • A Cartographic Resource Centre, providing mapping facilities and a digital map resource as well as a traditional paper map collection.
  • IT support.

Technology-assisted learning

Make use of a virtual learning environment, linked to UWE Bristol's library. Online resources include podcasts, discussion boards, interactive polling and video capture. All designed to encourage flexible, self-paced independent learning as well as excellent support for distance learning courses.

We’ve also invested in the provision of Geographic Information Systems, where you can view the latest work by third year students.

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