Students working on a PC in a study space

Library PCs and loanable laptops

All UWE Bristol libraries have wireless network access and PCs that can be accessed with a UWE network username and password.


Library PCs have a variety of access methods:

  • Open and unlimited access
  • Bookable in advance, limited to a maximum of three hours continuous use (up to 1 week in advance, maximum of 3 outstanding bookings)
  • Scanner PCs, limited to 60 minutes continuous use
  • Quick access PCs, limited to 15 minutes continuous use

Book a Library PC

Book a PC

You can book PCs at City Campus, Frenchay Campus and Glenside.

PC availability

View live PC availability at each campus

Loanable laptops

Self-issue loanable Windows laptops are available from Frenchay (level 3) and Glenside libraries, and MacBook laptops from Bower Ashton Library.

The laptops are free to borrow and can be used in any location where Eduroam or UWE Authorised is available. Check with IT Services if you need further information. 

You will need your UWE Bristol ID card and library PIN to borrow a laptop - just follow the instructions on the self-issue screen.

Specialist software

View specialist software locations for student PCs.


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