School of Arts and Digital Industries: Facilities


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Media, film and digital design

The Sir David Bell Building

The School of Arts and Digital Industries is home to numerous state-of-the-art facilities. Our brand new media hub, the Sir David Bell Building, is home those studying disciplines in media, communications, linguistics, film and photography. Our digital media centre provides all students with a 2000 metre-square modern building offering world class facilities including two newsrooms that replicate real working environments, a film studio, with state-of-the-art technology and equipment, and extensive resources for sound editing and production, including radio and podcasting.


The new facilities were developed in conjunction with leading acoustic and theatre specialists to ensure that students will receive industry standard experiences. The result is a modern, adaptable learning environment, with spaces for individual and group work, interactive and collaborative projects, as well as quiet study spaces for students.


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Two Newsrooms

Replicating real world working environments

A Cinema

Seating just under 100 people

A Film Studio

Equipped with state of the art technology and equipment

Film Editing Suites

Enabling students to work in a professional setting

Digital Media Facilities

Equipped with Mac computers with professional software for, film image and animation and coding.

Creative Spaces

For students to use for independent and group study

A Gallery

to display student work and host creative industry events

Sound Production Resources

Including specialist resources for Podcasting and Radio


The Michaelis Building

Our London campus puts you in easy reach of world-class dance venues and research libraries. On campus, Roehampton Dance has the facilities to back up its strengths in academic, practical and vocational dance learning. We are equipped with four beautiful studios dedicated to Dance.

You'll have access to the perfect mix of traditional and new ways of learning, and will be able to take advantage of cutting edge technology for sound and video recording and dance-computer interaction, while having access to one of the finest dance libraries in the country, which holds more than 52,000 books, journals and videos. You’ll also have the opportunity to work with fellow students to curate and produce our annual dance festival, Footprint; and to lead or perform in our student-led dance company, Third Row.

Find out what it’s like studying Dance at Roehampton by clicking the video on the right.

Four dedicated studios

for studio-based learning, technique classes, portfolio development and professional training courses. These are available for students to book for their own practice and rehearsals.

Up-to-date technology

for sound and video recording, computing, dance–computer interaction and video projection.

Dance library

more than 52,000 books, journals and videos in one of the UK’s finest collections.

Research resources

including remote access to online databases of dance journals, videos and images.