Facilities & Investment

Alongside our high-quality, Teaching Intensive approach to education, the University of Bolton invests millions into its facilities.

We understand just what it takes, which is why students have access to state-of-the-art facilities day in and day out. These include industry-standard equipment, so you can walk out of university and into a job without any worry.


Bolton One

A £31 million health and sports centre, this provides everything for casual sports fans and serious athletes alike.

Step inside, where you’ll be given access to various sports facilities, including a large sports hall, a modern gym, 15m climbing wall, 25m swimming pool and a competition-level trampoline. You’ll also find the Athlete Development Centre, which helps athletes, sports teams and coaches at all levels improve their performance, and our Sports and Spinal Injury Clinic is open to everyone.

Visit the Bolton One website.

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National Centre for Motorsports Engineering (NCME)

The only centre in the UK of its kind, we invested £13 million into this facility. Featuring an exceptional team of highly-qualified staff, with countless years of knowledge within the world of motorsport and engineering, each one works to provide students with the tools they need to achieve their career goals. They do this, not only through their expertise but through the centre’s purpose-built environment to give students a real-life experience to enhance employability. Learn more.


Centre for Dental Sciences

Inside our Queen’s Building, you’ll find these new £4.8 million purpose-built laboratories. These provide our dental students with state-of-the-art dental processing rooms where they can work on developing their skills to the highest standards. The rooms are sponsored by digital dental laboratory houses, and house extremely advanced, specialist industry-standard equipment.

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Institute of Management Greater Manchester

Continuing to improve our offering to help better our current and future students, this is a £4 million custom-built business management centre. Designed to support students from a range of backgrounds, this is home to the ConnectED apprenticeship hub and works to provide students with the qualifications, skills and confidence to build exceptional careers for themselves. Learn more.


Bolton School of the Arts

From purpose-built facilities such as photography studios and darkrooms to 2D and 3D art workshops to a fully operating theatre, there’s plenty here to get your creative juices flowing. Find out more about Bolton School Of The Arts here.

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Faculty of Health & Wellbeing

You discover a huge selection of facilities here to benefit your studies. Whether it’s Bolton One, the Centre for Dental Sciences or specialist, purpose-built facilities, we have everything here to ensure your career in health and well-being gets off to the best start. Learn more.


School of Creative Technologies

Discover everything you’ll need to get hands-on experiences, such as fully-equipped games and visual effects labs, and computing and networking suites and even a dedicated model-making studio. Learn more.

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School of Education & Psychology

State-of-the-art and purpose-built, the facilities in Eagle Tower include a selection of psychology laboratories and various teaching and seminar rooms. Find out more about our exceptional Education and Psychology department here.


School of Engineering

Whether you’re studying Construction, Civil Engineering or Mathematics, you’ll find everything you could need in the Calderwood Building. From industrial research-grade equipment to modern laboratories specialising in electronics to computing labs, we have everything here. Learn more.

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School of Law

From the £100,000 Moot Court and our Legal Resource Centre, our School of Law provides you with everything you could possibly need. Discover more here.


School of Sport & Biological Sciences

Providing excellent facilities, the Queens Specialist Building houses modern laboratories, classrooms and a dedicated cell imaging and biochemistry suite. Meanwhile, Bolton One is available for all sports, health, leisure and research need. Learn more.

Aside from our quality teaching, passionate lecturers, great facilities and supportive environment when it comes to education, we also have a wealth of societies, places to go and people to talk to, all designed to help you thrive in your personal life at university. Learn about it all here.



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