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Conferences and events

The Residential Colleges offer a range of venue and catering options that are ideal for hosting events such as:

  • dinner functions for presentation nights
  • sporting and recreational days/camps
  • lunches
  • meetings and conferences.  


Heathwood Room

Offering lecture style seating for 55 people or full table service for up to 40 people, this air-conditioned venue also has bar facilities and is ideal for seminars.

College Dining Rooms

The dining rooms located in each of the three Colleges all have a capacity to hold up to 200 people. With spacious and open areas, these venues are equipped with comfortable  seating, full table service catering and bar facilities. Ideal for functions, lunches or award ceremonies.

There are standard terms and conditions (PDF* 39 KB) for hiring one of our Residential College venues. However with negotiation, these can be amended to suit the particular requirements of your event. For additional information, please email the Accommodation Officer.

Other University venue options

In addition to Residential College venues, there are a number of other facilities located on University grounds that are available for a variety of conference and event requirements including: 

  • the Allison Dickson Lecture Theatre
  • Clive Berghofer Recreation Centre
  • lecture rooms
  • Japanese Gardens
  • sporting ovals
  • Library.

Information about how to book these facilities is available online. 


The Residential Colleges can provide catering services for events at a number of function venues. There are a range of menu options that can be modified to suit a variety of occasions and can cater towards specific dietary requirements.

*This file is in Portable Document Format (PDF) which requires the use of Adobe Acrobat Reader. A free copy of Acrobat Reader may be obtained from Adobe. Users who are unable to access information in PDF should contact the Accommodation Officer or telephone +61 7 4631 2650 to obtain this information in an alternative format.