Our Facilities

As well as the state of the art facilities in its vocational areas, Kendal College has excellent central facilities to help you to make the best of your time at the college and study more effectively.

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Main Site Campus

The Learning Centre

The Learning Centre is the ‘information hub’ of the College, containing both traditional and modern resources to enhance your learning. It is a place where you can study, read in your own time and have access to the latest journals and magazines.

Available resources:

  • PC user zones - Internet access, laptops, wireless access, iPads and other tablets.
  • Reference and loan books, which are updated annually
  • Periodicals including daily newspapers, business magazines and academic journal
  • ​E-books and other online journals and resources 

Computers

There is a large bank of computers allowing you to research your work through a variety of means, including multimedia and the Internet. There is also a virtual learning environment (VLE) packed with learning resources for College courses and used for course communication between student and tutor and the College is at the forefront of using new ways of interactive tools such as tumblr and augmented reality as teaching resources.

University Centre 

For students studying on degree-level programmes there is access to the University Centre. This is equipped with PCs where you can access university VLEs (Virtual Learning Environments), WiFi network access, quiet study booths, relaxed reading areas and the HE library.

The Restaurant & Cafés

The College has a café which provides food throughout the day, with hot breakfasts, lunches and evening meals also available. The Café also features comfy sofas, a large balcony and vending services, including bean to cup coffee machines and snacks. Our restaurant provides lunchtime and evening dining throughout the year, with seasonal menus and fine dining experiences cooked by hospitality and catering students.

Arts & Media Campus

The new state-of-the-art Wildman Street Studios compromises two-storey building houses a large ground floor performance space with an atrium the full height of the building to offer new and exciting production opportunities. It has been specially designed to host theatre and events and has top of the range technical support and equipment. The development also includes state-of-the-art design studios and a new art gallery. Outside, a fully landscaped courtyard space with seating and power will enable outdoor performances.

The construction of the Wildman Street Studios alone costs £2.9m but it ties in with a further £1m revamp of the existing Allen Building, which has already benefitted from extensive sound-proofing, a new sound recording studio and music editing suite, new photography studios, dark room and a café.