Teaching Spaces & Technology

IT Service

Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL)

The Technology Enhanced Learning (TEL) Unit specialises in enhancing the learning and teaching experience through the use of technology.

Working closely with staff across the university, TEL assist with the planning implementation and design of a range of approaches to using educational technology.

TEL provide a range of services, from professional development workshops, to collaborative projects working with staff and students who want to develop digital learning resources or use technology to achieve particular teaching and learning goals. Promoting and supporting the sharing of innovation and good practice, and providing a variety of online resources across the University.

TEL Website

Learning spaces

Timetabling are a part of Registry Services and they are responsible for the planning, coordination and publication of the University’s Academic Teaching timetable. They are also responsible for ad hoc bookings of University rooms.

They currently timetable across 8 sites (St Johns, City, Jenny Lind, Riverside, Worcester Arena, the Garage, the Arthouse and Lakeside). There are currently 183 bookable spaces including 74 seminar rooms and 8 lecture theatres.

You can book rooms using the Room Request booking option from the Staff Homepage.

What technology is available in learning spaces?

The technology can vary from room to room, but below is a general summary of what you will find, for information on what equipment is in a specific room please contact us.

Lecture/Seminar RoomLecture/Seminar RoomSeminar Room
Approx. Size 45+ 20+ 6+ 
Connected Display Projection Projection/Fixed Digital Display Digital Display/Mobile Display 
Secondary Display In some rooms In some rooms  
AV Control Panel    
Mobile device cable Connectors Limited Limited  
Document Visualiser  In some rooms  
Whiteboard In some rooms    
Speaker System    
Hearing Loop In some rooms In some rooms  
Microphone  In some rooms  
Interactive Whiteboard  In some rooms  
Blu-Ray Player In some rooms In some rooms  
Lecture Capture (Audio and Screen)  In some rooms  
Lecture Capture (Camera) In some rooms In some rooms  
Voting Software     
Fixed Phone   In some rooms 

We always advise you go into the room ahead of time, to make sure you are familiar with the technology and we are also happy to take you through the functionally of the room you have been allocated, just book an appointment with one of our team.

What should I do if I have an issue with AV equipment?

You should contact us via the IT Service Desk. Please call 01905 85 7500 then select Option 1 to speak to our Learning Space Support Team.

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