Venues and event hire

As well as the spaces available for hire by the public, a number of our facilities at Callaghan campus can be hired by staff for university conferences, events, lectures and workshops.

Lecture theatres

Location

Computer and Information Sciences Building


Capacity

550 people


Technology and features

  • Air-conditioned
  • Video and data projection
  • Computer
  • PC and Mac laptop connection
  • Network connection
  • Blu-Ray player
  • Document camera
  • Two overhead projectors
  • Three projection screens
  • PA system
  • Radio and lectern microphones
  • Rearing aid loop

Related spaces

Fully carpeted foyer (150 m2) with kitchenette facility. Ideal for display or exhibitions held in conjunction with functions in the theatre

Location

General Purpose Building.


Capacity

250 people


Technology and features

  • Air-conditioned
  • Video and data projection
  • Computer
  • PC and Mac laptop connection
  • Network connection
  • Blu-Ray player
  • Document camera
  • Two projection screens
  • PA system
  • Radio and lectern microphones
  • Hearing aid loop

Related spaces

Foyer area

Location

General Purpose Building.


Capacity

200 people


Technology and features

  • Air-conditioned
  • Video and data projection
  • Computer
  • PC and Mac laptop connection
  • Network connection
  • Blu-Ray player
  • Document camera
  • One overhead projector
  • Three projection screens
  • PA system
  • Radio and lectern microphones
  • Hearing aid loop

Related spaces

Foyer area

Location

Richardson Wing


Capacity

440 people


Technology and features

  • Air-conditioned
  • Video and data projection
  • Computer
  • PC and Mac laptop connection
  • Network connection
  • Blu-Ray player
  • Document camera
  • One overhead projector
  • One 35mm slide projector
  • Three projection screens
  • PA system
  • Radio and lectern microphones
  • Hearing aid loop

Related spaces

Fully carpeted foyer area (114 m2) with kitchenette facility. Ideal for registrations or exhibitions held in conjunction with functions in the theatre.

Hire application process

If you are interested in hiring one of our facilities for a conference or event at Callaghan please:

  1. Read the University Facilities - Hire and Use Policy
  2. Read the Hire Terms and Conditions (PDF 30.2KB)
  3. Complete and return the hire application form (PDF 33.0KB) (address on form).

All applications will be assessed based on the event and the suitability of the location. Please also be aware that it is a condition of hire that you read and take note of the relevant food standards information.

Need more information?

Contact the Venues and Events team at venuesandevents@newcastle.edu.au.