Booking Equipment


Equipment Booking:

Equipment can be booked online using the SiSo system:, please log in with your University Credentials. If you have any problems or queries please email with the following information if relevant:

  • Student/Staff Name
  • University Card Number
  • Course Number
  • Tutor Name
  • Dates required
  • Equipment required (including any associated cables/connectors). For projectors, specific details are required: 
      • Projected image width
      • The available throw (distance between projector and screen)
      • Image format (4:3 / 16:9)
      • Video connection type (eg VGA, Phono, HDMI)
      • Are you front or rear projecting?


Any requests received later than 4pm cannot be guaranteed for collection on the following day. Equipment will be available from the collection point situated in the Great Hall Complex; A60 Technical Support (entrance via the Nuffield Theatre Stage Door, opposite Marketplace). You will need to take your University card on collection.

The hours for equipment collection and return are:

  • Monday to Thursday 10.00 to 11.00 and 16.00 to 17.00
  • Friday 10.00 to 11.00 and 15.00 to 16.00

Failure to return equipment on time may result in a suspension of this service.


Editing Suites:

The video and audio editing suites situated in the LICA building can be booked with staff in the LICA admin office. You must first check the University Room Bookings page for available time slots before submitting your request:

LICA A08: 1x video editing suite

LICA A09: 2x video editing suites

LICA A10: 1x video editing suite, 1x viewing suite, 1x audio recording/editing suite


Technical Advice:

We try to keep an open-door policy for technical advice but to ensure the availability of the appropriate staff you are advised to email Some equipment requires training before having permission to book it. Please arrange a time with the appropriate technician for this.



LICA Technical Support




Ext. Number

Main Support Area







Simon Attwood

Great Hall A64





Fast Prototyping


Health & Safety

Ben Davies

Great Hall A66



Video cameras

Video editing

David McBride

Great Hall A62


Performance Technology

Lighting Design

Theatre production technology

Video Projection

Dominic McKenna

Bowland Annexe




Art Workshop

Art Supplies

Beth Peat

Great Hall A63


Music / Sound

Digital Audio

Live sound


Video Projection

Steph Sims

Great Hall A65


Technical Manager

Overall responsibility for the team

Planning & Organising


Lighting Design

Sound Design