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WORK In Progress — Glasgow University’s Learning Hub

THE University of Glasgow’s £90million learning and teaching hub is becoming an increasingly imposing presence on University Avenue in the city’s West End.

It is the first major project to be progressed as part of a £1billion campus redevelopment and is due to open in late 2019.

The university say the James McCune Smith Learning Hub will revolutionise how it delivers learning and teaching and will provide a world-class facility for generations of students.

How the building is expected to look

It will feature a 500-seat raked lecture theatre, four flat-floored lecture theatres and numerous spaces for learning.

The facility will have capacity for more than 2,500 students. It will also be able to function as a high-quality conference venue.

How the building is expected to look

The building is named after American abolitionist and doctor James McCune Smith.

McCune Smith was the first African American to receive a medical degree, graduating from the University of Glasgow with in 1837.

How the building is expected to look inside