One of the benefits being introduced for students, as a result of the Campus Central project is a new facility, which enables students to borrow a laptop for free.
If you are studying in the Library or need a device to use in a class, you can use your student card to borrow a laptop from the Library for 4 hours. You borrow these from the laptop loans cabinets which are within the study area of Level 2. There are 2 lockers: one near the Library entrance and one a bit further along the floor near the study tables. These laptops are not issued with a power supply so you will need to return them within the 4 hour period. If you are still studying in the library you can return one laptop and borrow another one.
Laptops are provided fully charged for use and can be taken into one of the many additional study places out with the library, located across the campus. Laptops are not issued with a charger or bag. This is a free service, however, fines will be incurred for late returns. You must have your student card in order to borrow a laptop. Scroll down to see a video guide to borrowing a laptop.
When you return a laptop, remember to plug-in the power cable ensuring that the light outside the locker turns red. If the
Digital poverty laptop loans
You can apply for a laptop via the digital poverty scheme. These devices are usually loaned to you for 1 academic year at a time (up to end May of current academic year). This page will give more information about the scheme and how to apply stir.ac.uk/4tv