North Terrace Campus
The historic core of the University of Adelaide, the North Terrace campus has a wealth of functional and unique event spaces.
With beautiful heritage-listed buildings located alongside state-of-the-art contemporary learning and teaching spaces, the North Terrace campus offers a range of unique event spaces. Gardens and other outdoor areas are also available for bookings.
NOTE: Room availability will be limited in 2024 because the University has a large number of events celebrating the 150th anniversary. If you need help finding a venue for your event, the Facilities Bookings team can help: facilities bookings
The North Terrace campus has a wide range of bookable lecture theatres suitable for general public events and conferences of all sizes. The rooms below can be booked by staff and students for University events at no cost.
- Standard AV equipment: PC, projector, screens and microphones.
- High resolution presentation screen with VGA/HDMI input and audio jack.
- Zoom teleconferencing capability.
- Breakout spaces available.
- No food or drink (bottled water permitted) to be consumed in lecture theatres.
- Please organise a foyer or breakout space for any catering planned for your event.
- Theatre to be left neat and tidy upon the completion of the event.
Lecture theatres available
|Name||Maximum capacity||Venue hire price||AV hire price|
|Badger G31 MacBeth Lecture Theatre||121||$60.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Barr Smith South 3022 Polygon Lecture Theatre||77||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Barr Smith South 3029 Flentje Lecture Theatre||305||$80.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Barr Smith South 534 Forum Lecture Theatre||100||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Benham G10 Lecture Theatre||95||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Darling West G14 Lecture Theatre||236||$70.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Engineering North N158 Chapman Lecture Theatre||210||$70.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Engineering South S111 Lecture Theatre||90||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Engineering South S112 Lecture Theatre||136||$60.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Horace Lamb 1022 Lecture Theatre||259||$75.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Hughes 309 Lecture Theatre||149||$60.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Ligertwood 231 Lecture Theatre||80||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Ligertwood 333 Lecture Theatre||223||$70.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Lower Napier LG28 Lecture Theatre||96||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Lower Napier LG29 Lecture Theatre||143||$60.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Marjoribanks 126 SANTOS Lecture Theatre||60||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Mawson G19 Lecture Theatre||235||$70.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Napier G03 Lecture Theatre||116||$60.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Napier G04 Lecture Theatre||166||$65.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Napier 102 Lecture Theatre||289||$75.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Napier 208 Lecture Theatre||79||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Napier 209 Lecture Theatre||79||$55.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Physics 103 Kerr Grant Lecture Theatre||200||$65.00 /hour||$300.00|
|Scott Theatre||569||$1,575.00 /day||TBC|
|The Braggs G60 Lecture Theatre||420||$80.00 /hour||$300.00|
North Terrace campus has a variety of bookable function spaces to suite a range of events from quiz nights to social gatherings and dinners. The rooms below can be booked by staff and students for University events at no cost.
Function spaces available
|Ingkarni Wardli 7.15 Conference room||40||Available upon request|
|Margaret Murray Room||80||Available upon request|
|WP Rogers Room||40||$20.00 /hour|
|Union Cinema||140||$40.00 /hour|
|Rumours Cafe||200||$40.00 /hour|
|Little Theatre||110||Available upon request|
Our North Terrace campus boasts many beautiful outdoor spaces available for use and hire. Take a look at the galleries and virtual tours to see what might be suitable for your next event.
For all bookings and hire of outdoor spaces, please contact facilities booking.
- Marquees must be weighted and never pegged. Pegging can cause damage to the underground irrigation system.
- Vehicles (forklifts, trucks, etc) may not drive on the lawns unless special permission has been provided.
- If a BBQ is used, a fat catcher must be placed underneath to prevent damage to the lawns.
Outdoor spaces available
|Name||Toilets||Water||Electricity standard||Electricity 3-phase||Maximum capacity|
|Barr Smith Lawns||Yes||Yes||Yes||Yes||500+|
Elder Hall is one of Australia's finest concert halls and is available on a per performance, per day or per day and evening basis. Learn more.
Hub Central has six spaces available for booking (main hall, mezzanine, western courtyard, eastern couryard and Elder courtyard) by University departments and affiliated organisations. Learn more.
AU Sports have a wide range of playing fields, rooms and facilities that are available to book. Learn more.
Barr Smith Library
The Barr Smith Library has a range of study spaces available to book, including study booths, listening booths and meeting rooms. Also available for booking is the Ira Raymond Exhibition Room.
For further information on any of the spaces listed above please contact facilities bookings.