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The Cambridge Experience: Facilities


The Faculty provides cutting edge facilities for all of its graduate students. 


The Education Library provides a beautiful study environment and houses a specialist collection of over 55,000 items on education and related fields.  It is staffed by a team of friendly and experienced professionals who offer personalised information services and support for students throughout their academic studies.  The librarians are experts in searching and sourcing materials both digitally and in print, and provide advice and training for students on the literature search/research cycle. Face-to-face services are complemented online by the Moodle Education Portal which provides access to extensive electronic resources and information tailored to course requirements.

IT Services

As a graduate student, you will also benefit from outstanding IT facilities. The Faculty has three IT rooms equipped with a variety of Windows PCs and Apple Macs. All computers are directly connected to the Cambridge University Data Network allowing fast internet access. There is a wide range of academic, educational and productivity software available. There is also a range of peripheral equipment available to students such as scanners and printers. The University also provides central facilities through the University Computing Service. An extensive range of equipment is available day and night.

Audio Visual Support Service

A wide range of audio visual equipment is available for loan to graduate students including video and audio recording and editing equipment, transcribers, digital cameras and associated items. Facilities for the preparation on conference presentation materials, reports and binding, together with related advice on methods and design are available from the Audio Visual Support Service.

PhD students can enjoy a specially designated study area. There are hot desks available and 10 computer work stations. There is also a photocopier for students use and lockers for storage of books and materials.