Emerging Technologies Centre

A Modern Learning Environment

The Emerging Technologies Centre has been designed to home new and innovative technology while being a dedicated area for students to study and collaborate with employers.

The Latest Technology

Students will have access to Class VR, Oculus Rift, Drones, Robotics, Holographic and 3D Printing to aid their studies and development.

A Modern and Dynamic Workspace

Fitted with modern classrooms and open-plan study spaces, students can loan laptops and book meeting rooms.

Space to Collaborate

The ETC hosts a bright, open area for business-oriented work to happen, allowing students to engage in work experience with SMEs and microbusinesses.

Tour The Emerging Technologies Centre

The facility, developed with support and funding from the EM3 Local Enterprise Partnership (LEP), features modern teaching spaces, virtual reality testing areas, IT suites and more.

The main area can be used either as a teaching space or changed to a conference arrangement for big events such as graduation ceremonies. All furniture is designed so that it can be moved to suit different needs and styles of learning.

New technology includes…


Tello EDU is a drone that allows you to easily learn programming languages such as Scratch, Python, and Swift. Find out more about Tello EDU here.


A service robot, designed to help workplaces become more efficient. Find out more about Cruzr here.

Shape Robotics

Fable is a modular construction system. Students can create their own robot in minutes. Students can assemble modules together in many different configurations. Build custom robot bodies, use the inbuilt sensors and program the robot’s movement. Find out more here.

Misty Robotics

Misty is purpose-built for developers, has the tools and docs you need to easily build her skills, and is readily extensible via third-party APIs, hardware modifications, and additional sensors. Find out more here.


LEGO MINDSTORMS Education EV3 brings project-based learning to the world of computer science and STEM, enabling students to improve critical thinking, problem-solving and collaboration skills. Find out more here.

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