The state-of-the-art building was designed to complement Sir
Denys Lasdun's unique award-winning ziggurat inspired University
The sustainable and entirely modern building provides an
exciting and safe environment, enabling students to live, study and
relax in an international environment.
The academic block is the heart of the Centre. It features
a multi-purpose lecture theatre, state-of-the-art IT, science and
language laboratories, as well as a learning resource centre and a
restaurant. There are tutorial and teaching classrooms, as
well as space for administration, student support services and
The classrooms in the centre are flexible and designed for
multi-purpose use to respond to a variety of learning needs.
In addition to the academic block, the Centre also houses over
400 modern furnished study bedrooms, each with its own en-suite
shower room. There are comfortable communal spaces and
several fully equipped communal kitchens. Meal plans are
available for the Centre's very own fully halal restaurant.