Phase one, which is due for completion in September, involves a partial refurbishment of its mechanical and civil engineering building to create a heavy engineering lab with flexible learning spaces for laboratory and classroom work.
The University is now on the hunt for contractors to deliver the much larger next phase of CTL to deliver a purpose-built facility for practical STEM teaching.
This will involve building separate Dry, Wet and E-labs for use by different student groups at the same time.
Tenders will be invited in mid July for the two-year construction project.
Interested contractors can get more information from the University procurement site.