The Protocol team can assist by providing advice on selecting a venue appropriate for your requirements. The following is a list of UQ venues available for hire on/off campus.

UQ Central Teaching Spaces

A wide range of centrally controlled teaching spaces and meeting rooms across all UQ campuses are managed byTeaching Space Management. UQ staff and student clubs are able to book central spaces depending on the availability of space as per the academic timetable. While most spaces are free for internal hire, hire charges will apply for UQ events which attract an attendance fee and all external hires.

UQ St Lucia Campus venues

Venue: Boardroom, Advanced Engineering Building
Location on campus: Level 5, Building 49
Room Type: Boardroom
Capacity: 20
Contact: m.wheeler1@uq.edu.au

Venue: Foyer Area, Advanced Engineering Building
Location on campus: Level 2, Building 49
Room Type: Open area, standing only
Capacity: 100
Contact: Only bookable in conjunction with the Auditorium through Teaching Space Management

Venue name: Global Change Institute*
Location on campus: Level 1 & 2, Building 20
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: 18 - 341
Contact: GCI Event Booking Form

Venue name: UQ Centre*
Location on campus: Building 27A
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: 20 to 1900 (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: uqcentre@pf.uq.edu.au

Venue name: Terrace Room, Sir Llew Edwards Building*
Location on campus: Building 14, Sir Llew Edwards Building
Room Type: Enclosed, open plan
Capacity: 20 to 180 (depending on configurations, refer here)
Contact: uqcentre@pf.uq.edu.au

Venue name: ICTE-UQ Auditorium, Sir Llew Edwards Building
Location on campus: Building 14
Room Type: Lecture theatre, tiered-seating arrangement
Capacity: 200
Catering: Outdoor foyer space
Contact: roombookings@uq.edu.au

Venue name: IMB Auditorium and Seminar Rooms
Location on campus: Building 80, Queensland Bioscience Precinct
Room Type: Lecture theatre, tiered-seating arrangement, breakout rooms
Capacity: up to 280
Contact: reception@qbp.uq.edu.au

Venue name: Foyer Area and Boardroom, UQ Art Museum*
Location on campus: Building 11, James and Mary Emelia Mayne Centre
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 100 depending on space
Contact: artmuseumbookings@uq.edu.au

Venue name: Schonell Theatre/Cinema 2*
Location on campus: Room 201, Building 22
Room Type: Tiered-seating arrangement
Capacity: 420/175
Contact: roombookings@uq.edu.au (regular hours/ teaching weeks)/schonell.theatre@uqu.com.au (after hours/weekends/non-teaching weeks)

Venue name: UQ Union Complex*
Location on campus: Building 21, Innes, Holt & Heath Rooms
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 350 pax (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: schonell.events@uqu.com.au

Venue name: Queensland Brain Institute (QBI) Auditorium* and Terrace Area
Location on campus: Building 79
Room Type: Lecture theatre, tiered-seating arrangement and outside terrace area
Capacity: 190
Contact: qbi@uq.edu.au
To note: After hours events will require a UQ Security Office onsite.

May attract a venue hire fee. Contact the venue for further advice.

UQ St Lucia Campus outdoor spaces

The UQ St Lucia Campus offers various outdoor spaces that are available for booking via UQ Security.

  • Alumni Court (between Goddard (8) and Parnell (7) Buildings)
  • Natural Amphitheatre (between Building 41 and UQ Lakes)
  • Forgan Smith Lawn (between Art Museum (11) and Social Sciences Library (12))
  • Forgan Smith Front Lawn (between Hartley Teakle (83) and Sir Llew Edwards (14) Buildings)

Click here to view it on the map.

Contact: sao@pf.uq.edu.au

UQ St Lucia Campus external venues

Venue name: Saint Lucy Café*
Location on campus: Blair Drive (beside tennis courts)
Room Type: Al-fresco, free-standing
Capacity: 160 (sit-down), 200 (cocktail)
Contact: team@hillstonestlucia.com.au

Venue name: St Leo’s College*
Location on campus: College Road, St Lucia 4067
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: 30 to 200 (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: catering@stleos.uq.edu.au

Venue name: Women’s College*
Location on campus: College Road, St Lucia 4067
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available, including a 150 seater auditorium
Capacity: 20 to 150 (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: conferences@womens.uq.edu.au

Venue name: King’s College*
Room Type: 72 Upland Road, St Lucia 4067
Type of room: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: 6 to 200 (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: m.warner@kings.uq.edu.au

Venue name: Emmanuel College*
Location on campus: Sir William MacGregor Drive, St Lucia 4067
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 200 (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: conferences@emmanuel.uq.edu.au

Venue name: Duchesne College*
Location on campus: 103 Sir William MacGregor Drive, St Lucia 4067
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 150
Contact: j.jager@duchesne.uq.edu.au

Venue name: International House*
Location on campus: 1/5 Rock Street, St Lucia 4067
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 200 (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: ihops@inthouse.uq.edu.au

Venue name: Union College*
Location on campus: 38 Upland Road, St Lucia 4067
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 150 (depending on configurations, refer to it here)
Contact: union.college@uq.edu.au

May attract a venue hire fee. Contact the venue for further advice.

UQ Central Business District Venues

Venue name: UQ Business School Executive Venue*
Location: Level 19 Central Plaza One, 345 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 210 (depending on configurations, refer to details here)
Contact: venue@business.uq.edu.au

Venue name: Customs House*
Location: 399 Queen Street, Brisbane 4000
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: up to 300 (depending on configurations, refer to details here)
Contact: info@customshouse.com.au

May attract a venue hire fee. Contact the venue for further advice.

UQ Gatton Campus

Venue: Refer to campus conference brochure here
Address: via Warrego Highway, Gatton QLD 4343
Emailccu@uq.edu.au
Phone: (07) 5460 1489
Note: All bookings for event spaces at the UQ Gatton campus are handled by the UQ Gatton Campus Conference Unit (CCU). Venue hire fees apply.

UQ Herston Campus

As the UQ Herston campus is primarily designed for clinical health teaching and research, general event spaces for hire by non-Herston based departments are limited.

Venue name: UQCCR Auditorium
Location: UQ Centre for Clinical Research, Building 71/918, RBWH Campus, Herston 4029
Room Type: Lecture theatre style
Capacity: up to 120 (refer to details here)
Contact: Online booking form

Venue name: UQ Oral Health Centre/School of Dentistry
Location: 288 Herston Road, Cnr Bramston Terrace & Herston Road, Herston 4006
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available
Capacity: To be advised (contact the School of Dentistry for an event hire pack)
Contact: cpd@dentistry.uq.edu.au

Other UQ affiliated venues

Pharmacy Australia Centre of Excellence (PACE)/UQ School of Pharmacy
Location: 20 Cornwall Street, Woolloongabba
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available (refer to details here)
Capacity: up to 360
Contact: enquiries@pharmacy.uq.edu.au

Translational Research Institute (TRI)
As TRI is not a dedicated conference facility, it does not have event management staff on hand and some expected services may require additional setup through your own event management personnel.
Venue name: Translational Research Institute
Location: 37 Kent Street, Woolloongabba 4102,
Room Type: An assortment of spaces are available (refer to details here)
Capacity: up to 250
Contact: Enquiry form