Can I book a room to practice?

Self-directed study is being programmed for 2022/2023 into the spaces available when equipment resource is also available. Please understand that each room needs downtime for cleaning etc.


Check below for course-specific self-directed learning sessions that you can book onto.

If there isn’t a session for your field of study, please discuss this with your tutor or contact us with your request, including any equipment required.

To book the X-ray suite, please see this information.


Paramedic Student self-directed study – Self-directed study bags have been procured for groups to loan and practice off site.

Leading up to assignment submission and prior to OSCE’s we will try and find space for you to book in advance for you to book into.


Plinth Self-directed Study – Room F201

An opportunity to access a small plinth room for self-directed study. F201 has 5 plinths (1 is a BoBath plinth). The expectation is that you will work with up to 3 people per plinth at any one time. There is some small kit in the room. No additional kit will be immediately available, ask at Technical Resources if you need anything more on the day, and if it is available the technical team will source it for you. You MUST HAVE received the instruction, information and training on the equipment from the academic staff before using kit for self-directed study.

Be aware that this is open to all students therefore there may be level 4, 5, 6 and 7 students all working at the same time. Please be considerate of others and book only 1 session per week.

Please wear a mask in session and sanitise your hands before and after each session or wear gloves during the session. You MUST clean your plinth down and any equipment at the end of your session using the wipes provided and replace everything back into position/storage before leaving.

DO NOT USE THE FREE WEIGHT STRENGTH AND CONDITIONING EQUIPMENT!

Jan 2023 opportunitiesClick here

Feb 2023 opportunitiesClick here

Mar 2023 opportunitiesClick here


APACS Student self-directed study – F407

An opportunity for our APACS students to access specialist space and equipment for self-directed study. Several of these sessions are continuation from your teaching sessions.

December 22 / January 23 SDL opportunitiesClick here


DRAD L5 Student self-directed study – F343

An opportunity for second year DRAD students to access the X-ray room for self-directed revision. Note that the X-ray tube will not be active during this time and therefore no exposures should be made.

Each bookable session is 1 hour, with a maximum of 8 students working in the room at any one time. Please be considerate of your peers and not book large blocks of time.

Jan/Feb 23 opportunitiesClick here


DRAD L6 Student self-directed study – F336 & F343

An opportunity for final year DRAD students to access the X-ray and operating theatre with C-arm room for self-directed study. Note that the X-ray tubes will not be active during this time and therefore no exposures should be made.

Each bookable session is 1 hour, with a maximum of 5 students working in the room at any one time. Please be considerate of your peers and not book large blocks of time.

Feb/Mar 23 opportunitiesClick here