Carmel has invested over £23M in new, technology rich facilities transforming the college campus into a truly outstanding and inspiring place of learning.
Additions to Carmel’s existing buildings include the two-storey Notre Dame Centre for Art & Design; the three-storey West Park Building which provides outstanding facilities for sciences, ICT, modern languages, humanities and foundation learning; the Dalton Building with facilities for Performance & Dance and a Student Services area.
Carmel’s facilities include:
- 9 Science Laboratories – providing specialist facilities for Biology, Chemistry, Physics and Science.
- Excellent I.T. facilities – Wifi enabled campus, access to Office 365, remote access facilities, 1200 student PCs with internet access; student laptops, site wide colour printing and scanning facilities; 20 Computer Suites.
- Library and Study Centre – Over 15,000 resources; links with The University of Liverpool library; over 35 journals; silent study area; stationery shop; online resources; suite of computers. Click here for more information.
- Performance Theatre and Dance Studio – Dalton Theatre seating 200; Dance Studio with semi-sprung dance floor; drama and rehearsal space; changing rooms; lighting and sound gallery; communication head sets; sound system; stage management equipment.
- Well equipped suites for Music, Film and Media – For Music: Practice and performance rooms, a mixing studio and computer suite with Cubase and Sibelius software. For Media: Computer suite running industry specific software; viewing room and editing suite.
- Modern Languages – Wide range of language resources; digital language lab with the latest technology to help improve listening and speaking skills.
- Sports Hall and Fitness Studio – Sports Hall for a range of sports including trampolining, basketball, badminton, volleyball, table tennis etc; fitness studio and multi gym; football and rugby pitches; 2 floodlit 3G astroturf pitches.
- Foundation Learning – Fully furnished flat; training garden with greenhouse; multimedia technology with access to computers and the internet.
- Refectory and Cafe – Serving breakfast, hot and cold lunches and snacks, choose from TUGO, Love Joes or the new ‘subcentral’ range at the Deli. The cafe serves hot and cold drinks and snacks including Fairtrade goods.
- Art and Design – 6 large specialist studios for Fine Art, Graphic Design, Photography, Textiles/Fashion, 3D Design and Product Design; specialist facilities such as a sewing room, dye print room, dark room and kiln room; a glass fronted gallery running the full length of the building; student resources and tutorial area; dedicated ICT rooms; a spacious technical workshop.
- Student Services – A ‘one stop shop’ for a range of information and help with transport, exams, finance, careers advice and student administration.