IT ServicesStudents

Computer Labs

Introduction

IT Services operate a number of computing labs across campus, containing PCs running Windows 7, and in the Haslegrave building (Central Park) dual-boot computers which run Windows 7 or Mac OS X.

General Access

Labs can be booked by lecturers for teaching purposes and are available for general access when not booked. Labs may be booked for teaching through the Central Room Booking System. You may view lab bookings (restricted).

Access is via swipe card using your identification student / staff card out of normal office hours (except for James France and Brockington Extension - teaching hours only, and Library - Library hours only).

Access to Haslegrave out of hours is from the rear of the building (the side facing the Sir Richard Morris Business School building).

General access locations

Central Park: 226 PCs

Lab Location - Central Park

 

No. of PCs Location Notes Nearest Printer (Mono) Acces Type Access

78

Haslegrave Ground Floor (Dual boot) N004, N005 N004 and N005 are dual boot computers: You can run Windows 7 or Macintosh OS X.The OpenNX client is still used to connect to Linux from Windows but the client for the Mac OS is now called X2GoClient. Please note this Linux virtual machine is only accessible to registered School of Science users Haslegrave foyer Can be booked

Windows 7 or Mac OS X
24 Hour Swipe Card at rear of building

5

Haslegrave Ground Floor
Haslegrave Short Stay plus scanner
Short stay PCs: users are restricted to 20 minutes. Haslegrave foyer Open access 24 Hour Swipe Card at rear of building

79

Stewart Mason SMB108, SMB109
Post Graduate Facility plus scanner
   Outside SMB108  Each can be booked  24 Hour
Swipe Card

39

 Brockington Extension U007    U007 break-out area  Can be booked  Teaching Hours only

12

 James France CC128 Learning Lounge    Outside SMB109  Open access  Teaching Hours only

13

 James France D003 Learning Zone    Outside SMB109  Open access  Teaching Hours only

 

 

East Park: 130 PCs

Lab Location - East park

No. of PCs Location Nearest Printer (Mono) Access Type Access

40

Design School LDS003 Outside LDS004 Can be booked 24 Hour
Swipe Card

45

John Cooper YY009  Outside YY009 Can be booked 24 Hour
Swipe Card

20

John Cooper YY009a Outside YY009 Can be booked 24 Hour
Swipe Card

25

Wavy Top WAV056   Can be booked 24 Hour
Swipe Card

West Park: 411 PCs

Lab Location - West Park

No.of PCs Location Notes Nearest Printer (Mono) Access Type Access

87

Chemical Engineering  S006

  S006 Can be booked 24 Hour
Swipe Card

240

Library
  • Short stay PCs available on levels 1 to 4: users are restricted to 20 minutes.
  • All PCs in the library (except short stay) are CAD enabled
Library (one on each level) Open Access Library

42

STEMLab 0.01        

42

STEMLab 1.05        

 

School Computer Labs

Other computer labs are available only within certain departments or schools.

If you have problems with a lab, please contact the listed staff member.

School of Aeronautical, Automotive, Chemical and Materials Engineering

School /Department

Location

PCs

IT Contact

Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering Stewart Miller SM.1.09 (PC Lab 1) 40 R.C.Flint
Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering Stewart Miller SM.1.13 (PC Lab 2) 15 R.C.Flint
Aeronautical and Automotive Engineering - Post-graduate and finalists Stewart Miller SM.1.19 Post-graduate and finalists lab 13 R.C.Flint
Materials S Building S222 10 S.M.Zhou
Materials S Building S307 19 S.M.Zhou

School of the Arts, English and Drama

School /Department

Location

PCs

IT Conatct

 English and Drama Students Only Martin Hall NN.0.16 7 D Taylor

School of Business and Economics

School / Department

Location

PCs

IT Contact

Business MSc Students only bsmsclab 10 E.Flatley ext 8271 S.J.Mee2 ext 8270
Business Students only BE025b Cal Lab 24 E.Flatley ext 8271 S.J.Mee2 ext 8270
       

School of Civil and Building Engineering

School / Department

Location

PCs

IT Contact

Civil Engineering Sir Frank Gibb RT.0.26 40 eng-itsupport

Loughborough Design School

School / Department

Location

PCs

IT Contact

Loughborough Design School Design School LDS 0.11 32 I.J.Pennykid
Loughborough Design School Design School LDS 1.26 18 I.J.Pennykid
Loughborough Design School Design School LDS OA

50

Dual Boot

I.J.Pennykid

School of Science

School / Department

Location

PCs

IT Contact

Chemistry Chemistry F3.07 10 Science.IT
Computer Science Haslegrave N001 30
Triple Boot
Science.IT
Computer Science Haslegrave N002 50
Triple Boot
Science.IT
Computer Science Haslegrave N003 20
Triple Boot
Science.IT
Computer Science Haslegrave N109 42
Triple Boot iMac
Science.IT
Maths Education Centre Schofield SCH039 5 Science.IT
Maths Education Centre Schofield WPT007 7 Science.IT
Schofield Building SCH.1.38 46
Triple Boot iMac
Science.IT
Physics Sir David Davies W.2.75 8 Science.IT

School of Social, Political and Geographical Sciences

School / Department

Loaction

PCs

IT Contact

Geography Students Only E008 14 M.J.Szegner
Geography Students Only E014 12 M.J.Szegner
PHIR - Open to all Herbert Manzoni K1.24 15 P.Sadler
Social Psychology Brockington B114 71 Laptops P.E.Beaman
Social Sciences Brockington Extension U.1.25 28 M.W.J.Ward P.B.Riley-Jordan

School of Sport Exercise and Health Sciences

School / Department

Location

PCs

IT Contact

Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences PEC UU.0.29 10 ssehs-it@lboro.ac.uk
Sport, Exercise and Health Sciences Wavy Top L019 10 ssehs-it@lboro.ac.uk

Wolfson

School / Department

Location

PCs

IT Contacts 

Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Wolfson T.2.10  30 mmit-help
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Wolfson TW.1.11 30 mmit-help
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Wolfson TW.1.15 20 mmit-help
Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering Wolfson TW.1.24 10 mmit-help
Electrical - Undergraduate Teaching Sir David Davies W.1.29 62 el-itsupport
Electrical - - Week Long Modules and MSc Teaching Lab Sir David Davies W.1.71 20 el-itsupport
Electrical - Systems Engineering Facility Sir David Davies W.1.72 12 el-itsupport

Careers Network Lab

School / Department

Location

PCs

IT Contact

Careers Network (Careers related activities only) Manzoni K.1.36 8 Careers

Software Known Errors (Labs)

There is a wide range of software available on campus in various IT Services computer labs including the library.

To identify where software in available please use new query page

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/services/it/student/labs/lab-software/

The known issue document shows all the faults and workarounds for labs software.  

The currrent problem pieces are:-

  • HSM Works
  • Blackhawk LAN560 Config Tool
  • Google Chrome NCapture Add-in
  • AutoCad 2015 English

For further information on free and specialist software downloads, please vist the see Software webpage