Education & Social Policy Facilities


We offer an extensive range of specialist teaching facilities which provide you with critical opportunities for practice-based learning on campus.

Facilities include an Outdoor Learning Centre and forest school, science and psychology laboratories, art and design workshops, media and IT suites, music studio and a dedicated education library.

Outdoor Learning Centre
Our Forest School and purpose-built Outdoor Learning Centre at the Cyncoed campus, provides our Education and Teacher Training students with many practical experiences, with local primary school children frequently coming onto campus to experience interactive outdoor learning and play.

Education Experience Room
Our Education Experience Room is our dedicated library containing all the learning resources required by our Education and Initial Teacher Education students, including story sacks, puppets and a range of children's books in English and Welsh.

Froebel House
Discover our new Froebel House facilities at the Cyncoed Campus, where our student teachers, early years and primary education students learn about Froebel's principles and get hands-on with block play, clay, paper, woodwork, sewing and gardening.

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Music Studio
Our music students across our Initial Teacher Education courses have access to a wide range of musical instruments. The specialist equipment ensures our student teachers are prepared to teach any classroom instrument, as well as learning how to teach music technology in our Mac suite.

Media Suite
Media and Journalism students develop important digital skills in our dedicated Media Mac suite using Adobe Creative Cloud software. We also have a sound-proofed self-operated radio studio equipped with podcast / audio recording equipment.

Crime House
Professional Policing and Criminology students use our dedicated Crime House facilities, which includes a custody suite, observation and surveillance suite, and victim and suspect interview room. They provide you with critical simulated learning opportunities to put the knowledge and skills you learn into practice.​


Moot Courtroom - Virtual Tour
Our purpose-built Moot Court room at the Llandaff campus is jointly used by Professional Policing and Criminology students, to put theory into practice in preparation for courtroom experiences, through role-play scenarios.

Science Labs - Virtual Tour
Our large modern practical laboratories are used for science-based teaching on a range of PGCE and BA Education Courses. They are intended to replicate well-equipped school laboratory spaces that give student teachers opportunities to develop vital skills that will support them in demonstrating and facilitating practical activities for themselves in school setting.

Art, ICT, Design & Technology Facilities - Virtual Tour
Our spacious facilities are used for art, computing and design-based teaching on a range of PGCE and BA Education Courses. These facilities include an Art and Design Studio, Kiln room, Textiles space, Computing and ICT Studio, D&T workshops and 3D Printing Lab, and support our students to develop key practical skills.

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