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Campus Resources

Communication Design students make extensive use of the Digital Design studios and are supported by workshop technicians.


Digital Design studios

You will have on-hand support from a team of workshop technicians.


Digital Design Workshop

Access professional creative software on both Windows and Mac.

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Digital Print

The workshop can produce prints from A4 to 1.5m wide on a variety of media. Access to wide format, CD printing and laser printing.

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Media Resource Centre

A central resource for digital cameras, tripods, 35mm DSLRs, 35mm film cameras and lighting equipment.

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Laser Cutting

Large-bed cutter for card, board and acrylic materials with associated digital design hardware and software.


Software Inductions

A series of software inductions will introduce you to Building Information Modelling (BIM) and 3D software applications.


Print Making Workshop

For silk-screen, etching, lino-cut and relief printing, mono-printing and collographs.

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NUA Library

The largest specialist art, design and media collection in the East of England including 32,000 books, 1,300 journal subscriptions and 3,000 DVDs.

General Technical Sessions

Optional software inductions available to all students introduce you to a wide range of creative possibilities and output options.

  • Photoshop for Beginners
  • Indesign for Beginners
  • Illustrator for Beginners
  • Preparing files for print
  • Silk screen inductions
  • DSLR Induction
  • Photoshop extra techniques
  • Audio Equipment Induction