Diamonds are forever

Students in the Department of Mechanical Engineering are enjoying lectures in the University’s new £81m Diamond building after it opened its doors on 28 September.

Diamond internal 2

The building, which will be home to engineering undergraduates, has an aluminium diamond-shaped facade exterior and stands at the heart of the University campus as a major investment in learning and teaching.

Inside, the six-storey Diamond boasts specialist teaching facilities including a range of lecture theatres, seminar rooms, open-plan learning spaces, library and IT services, and space for informal study including a cafe.

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