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Library, IT Services, Corporate Services Informal Learning Spaces Workshop

Learning Spaces Workshop

Loughborough University is currently investing in developing and improving informal learning spaces across the Campus. Many other UK universities are engaged in similar activities. The University’s Corporate Services, IT Services and Library jointly organised a national workshop on the 21st April 2015 to explore with others the various issues and options.

Informal Learning Spaces Workshop Notes

The day was facilitated by Professor Graham Matthews, Professor of Information Management, from the Centre for Information Management and there were various presentations made by:

Informal Learning Spaces at Loughborough

Key Note Address

Explore Loughborough University Students requirements for Informal Learning Spaces

Throughout the day, tours of informal learning spaces across campus took place as well as two workshops that explored the factors that make up informal learning spaces and various scenarios on designing these space. There were around 80 people from across the UK and beyond who attended and who were very appreciative of the experience!


There are various organisations / professional bodies which are concerned with the development of both formal and informal learning spaces, please use the links below for further resources

Space Browser