Queen Elizabeth Teaching & Learning Facility
- Client / University of Glasgow | NHS GG&C
- Location / Queen Elizabeth University Hospital
- Sector / education
- Value / £25m
- Status / Completed
- Role / Architect
As part of the development of a world-class campus throughout Queen Elizabeth University Hospital site, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde and the University of Glasgow, as partners, have built a Teaching and Learning Facility. This facility will yield benefits for staff and students and ultimately improve services for patients and their communities.
The £25 million Queen Elizabeth Learning and Teaching building, is an investment to provide a training environment for the clinical years of the undergraduate medical degree (MBChB) as well as other NHS professionals and will ensure that we can train the next generation of doctors, scientists and clinical academics.
The four-storey building houses three floors devoted to a wide variety of learning and teaching facilities as well as social and public spaces. Key facilities include a 500-seat auditorium, conference space, a wide variety of lecture and seminar spaces, a flexible teaching laboratory, a 12-bed clinical skills facility, learning resources centre, e-library and a knowledge exchange area as well as incorporating state of the art AV and internet e-learning technology.
Bold and forward thinking in design and planning, the facility has been designed with main contractor BAM to BIM level 2 compliance.