Welcome to STEAMhouse


Our brand new £70 million pound building, STEAMhouse, will become the new home for the School of Computing and Digital Technology from the start of the 2022 academic year. Based at our expanding City Centre Campus, this state-of-the-art centre will give students access to outstanding facilities and equipment, as well as opportunities to collaborate with people and businesses across multiple sectors and work on real industry-based projects.

What is STEAMhouse?

STEAMhouse is a centre for technology, innovation, creative thinking, prototyping and business development. The building will provide new teaching and learning spaces for our computing and digital technology students; alongside facilities and space for businesses wanting to base themselves in the heart of our City Centre Campus and form collaborative partnerships with the University. It will generate incredible opportunities for the West Midlands as it will drive innovation and research to create business solutions that will fuel long-term economic growth.

Behind the scenes at STEAMhouse

Head of the School of Computing and Digital Technology, Professor Andy Aftelak, talks about the opportunities that will arise for students when sharing the new STEAMhouse building with people from enterprise and industry, start-ups and fledgling businesses.


Six things you need to know about STEAMhouse

We’ve listed six things you should know about our new state-of-the-art centre, including what it means for our students and the benefits of project-based learning and teaching.


restoration of the façade

Inside look

a new lease of life

STEAMhouse in the news

The £70 million pound restoration and expansion of a historic Birmingham building has reached a key landmark, as its iconic façade was unveiled for the first time in 15 months.

what next?


    The best way to explore what's on offer is to come and see us in person, chat to our staff and students, and check out our facilities.


    Browse our full list of courses offered within the school of Computing and Digital Technology 


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