General Information

What are your venue capacities?

Our single biggest auditorium can hold up to 1,000 delegates, and we have a range of venues and spaces from fixed seat raked auditoriums, seminar rooms, and computer labs to versatile, flexible spaces within our Arts Centre, Students Union and Old College.

What are the venue hire costs?

Venue hire starts from as little as £50+VAT for half day use of small meeting rooms to £300+VAT for larger spaces. Exclusive use of key venues across campus start from as little as £500+VAT.

When are your facilities available? Our excellent meeting and hospitality facilities are available all year round. Campus accommodation is available during the University’s summer vacation, however there is often some availability during term.

What are the benefits of booking University accommodation?

As a University we are experienced in accommodating large group bookings and have a range of residences to suit most budgets. We have over 3,000 beds available during the summer months. Prices start from as little as £18+VAT per person per night, which includes complimentary access to our first class sports facilities, free WIFI across campus, and parking passes.

Can you provide catering?

Our award winning hospitality teams can provide catering solutions for any occasion, whether you require a drinks reception and canapés, a conference dinner, hot or cold buffets, or simply refreshments throughout the day. Furthermore, we have a range of outlets across campus catering to all our visitor’s needs.

Is there parking facilities at the venue?

There is onsite parking available across campus for both day and residential visitors. Residential visitors receive a parking permit as part of the booking process. Parking maps can be provided as part of any booking.

How do I make a booking or enquiry?

To make a booking please contact our events team at or alternatively ring 01970 621960.