IT Information

The student IT Lab is located on the ground floor of the building in the Alexander Gibson Opera Studio and is equipped with 22 PCs in the Atrium area and 18 iMacs in the lab area.

The IT facilities also extend to a selection of PCs in the study spaces located in the Library. All student network computers have the following software:

  • Adobe Acrobat DC
  • Adobe Bridge
  • Adobe Digital Editions
  • Adobe Photoshop CC
  • Ardour
  • Audacity
  • Handbrake for video conversion
  • MuseScore
  • Office 365
  • Read and Write
  • Sibelius
  • VLC
  • Various Web Applications, i.e., Windows Media Player

There are further bookable rooms with PCs and Macs located around the building for composition, editing and production.

Opening hours for the Labs vary with the terms, but the core supported hours are 9am-5pm Monday-Friday.

All students also have access to the VLE, Moodle, which contains information and content relating to courses, as well as support material and social areas.


The Royal Conservatoire of Scotland participates in the eduroam service which allows users visiting participating institutions to access network resources using the logon credentials from their own institution.

Please go to the eduroam page for more information.

If you have any IT support needs or issues, please contact us at: