Facilities Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences

The Department of Computing & Information Systems (CIS) provides over 400 high-specification computers for use by CIS students only, a fully equipped multimedia suite, dedicated hardware, networking and mobile computing laboratories, and a wide range of specialist leading-edge software to support the programmes offered by the department.

The University of Greenwich has over 1000 computers for student use and provides each student with access to computing facilities operated by Learning Services. These include Internet access, e-mail, and standard applications such as Microsoft Office and Acrobat Reader. There are also wireless facilities throughout the campus available to all students.

In addition, the Department of Computing & Information Systems (CIS) provides over 400 high-specification computers for use by CIS students only. CIS facilities also include a fully equipped multimedia suite, dedicated hardware, networking and mobile computing laboratories, and a wide range of specialist leading-edge software to support the programmes offered by the department. Through our academic licensing scheme, students have access to the majority of the Microsoft, Adobe and Autodesk development packages free of charge. A dedicated Mac lab which hosts a variety of games development and 3D animation courses is also available.

The department also has a team of dedicated technical support staff who provides specialised support to its students and manages its own network of over 50 Windows and Unix servers, including dedicated web, database (ORACLE, SQL) and multimedia servers. Finally, the department provides remote access for students to work from home via our virtual desktop and most teaching materials are available online.

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