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Amersham & Wycombe College Buckinghamshire

Facilities

Depending on which course you choose, you will either study at either the Amersham or High Wycombe Campus. Both campuses have state-of-art facilities which are the envy of many other educational institutions.

There are many photos of our facilities on our flickr page

Each of our campuses have the following facilities available to all students:

  • Free WiFi
  • An Information Hub/Learning Resource Centre fully equipped with the latest books, computers, printers and audio/visual equipment.
  • e-Learning materials via the Virtual Learning Environment
  • IT suites
  • Cutting edge software, relevant to your course, such as website design software
  • Lecture theatre
  • Starbucks© coffee shops
  • Refectories
  • Student social areas
  • Gym (at the High Wycombe Campus only, but open to all students)

This is in addition to our brilliant specialist facilities for different study areas, which include:

Art and Design course facilities

  • Art studios
  • Ceramics studio
  • Digital imaging facilities
  • Fine art printmaking studio
  • Graphic design studio with latest Macs and PCs
  • Photography studio
  • Plaster and sculpture workshop
  • Textile print workshop

Construction, electrical, gas and plumbing course facilities

In 2013, over five million pounds was spent on building a state-of-the-art new Construction Skills centre at our High Wycombe Campus.

  • Electrical workshop
  • Fully equipped environmental technologies training centre
  • Gas fitting workshop
  • Plastering and bricklaying workshop
  • Plumbing centres
  • Wood and metal workshop

The Hairdressing Salon at Amersham

  • The College’s own commercial Hairdressing salon, based at the Amersham Campus.

Media course facilities

  • Green Screen and motion capture for animation studio
  • Multimedia studio
  • Radio recording and editing studios
  • Television studio and production gallery
  • Video editing suites

Music course facilities

  • Three Mac & PC training suites each with 20 workstations
  • Two main recording studios
  • Two project studios (all studios all running Pro Tools and Pro Tools HD, Ableton Live and Logic Pro)
  • A live sound training venue
  • Rehearsal facilities
  • A fully equipped theatre
  • Our music department also runs its own label ‘Sham Records’ and a major annual music festival known as ‘Shamstock’.

Performing and Production Arts facilities

  • Dance studio
  • Drama studio
  • Fully equipped 120 seat theatre
  • Theatre set design workshop
  • You will have plenty of performance opportunities in one of our fully equipped venues: Theatre on the Hill or Studio on the Hill.
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