Book a PC

Book a PC in the LRC

We have a new system in place for booking computers in the LRC. Remember that you must book online within 24 hours of your time slot. To find out how to book, read the instructions below.

  1. You must report to the LRC reception to sign-in when you arrive.

  2. You should also make sure you save your work before your time slot ends, you will be automatically logged off the computer at the end of your slot and all unsaved work will be lost.

  3. PC Bookings must be made within 24 hours in advance.

  4. You can make a maximum of 3 separate bookings per day but no longer than 31/2 hours of total time per day.

  5. You must be at your PC/Desk within 10 minutes of your slot's starting time or you will lose your slot

  6. Access is permitted at the discretion of LRC Staff & Senior Management of SWC

What's Available to me?

PC

Installed with all your software needs for learning and completing assignments. Must be booked in advance.

Express PC

For quickly printing documents and assignments. No advance booking. Walk-up only. 15 minute time limit.

Study Space (BYOD)

A private study space for bringing your own device or loaning a laptop from the LRC. Must be booked in advance.

iMac

When you need to use Apple/iOS specific software. Must be booked in advance.

Booking a slot using your Mobile

  1. Go to the online booking system - https://bookapc.swc.ac.uk/cire
  2. Choose "Book now" or "Book future".
  3. Choose your Campus > Set Location to "All" > Choose your resource type > Pick a Date & Time.
  4. Tap Find.
  5. If you are happy with the slot offered, choose "Confirm".

Booking a slot using a PC

  1. Choose your Campus (site)
  2. Set location to "All"
  3. Choose from PC, Mac, Study Space or All
  4. Set Resource State to "All"
  5. Select the date you want to book
  6. Click on an avaialble slot to start booking
  7. When you have selected your time and are happy with your booking, click Save

Quick Booking a slot on a PC

  1. Where - Select "Specific", choose your campus and set Location to "All"
  2. What - Select Specific and choose between PC, Mac or Study Space
  3. When - Select Specific and choose between PC, Mac or Study Space
  4. Set Start Time for Booking
  5. Select the date you want to book
  6. Select find to search for a slot
  7. If you are happy with your booking, click Yes.
Important Tip: Students must bring their own earphones/headphones to the LRC