Convenient, practical and modern, the University of South Australia has a range of facilities and spaces available to hire. UniSA venues are ideal for conferences, meetings or seminars.

Facilities available for hire across our campuses are flexible and multipurpose, and can accommodate your next corporate meeting, training session or exhibition. 

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    Rooms and facilities

    COVID-19 Update: All Facilities Hire requests will be assessed in line with the government response to COVID-19 including Social Distancing Protocols.

    Function spaces

    Types of venues at UniSA include:

    • Lecture theatres: Seating 50 to 400 people
    • Seminar (tutorial) rooms: Seating 10 to 70 people
    • Tutorial theatres: Seating 10 to 70 people
    • Exhibition/conference spaces: Accommodating 200 and 750 people in seated areas, or up to 500 for standing room only configurations
    • Playhouses: Seating up to 250 people for performances or seminars
    • Meeting rooms: Seating up to 25 people 

    A wide range of audio visual equipment is available for hire, as well as outdoor cooking facilities.

    Pridham Hall

    Pridham Hall has 3 dedicated Mezzanine Function Spaces available to the UniSA community.  The spaces are intended for high profile UniSA events and corporate functions. Read more about hiring Pridham Hall spaces.

    Bradley Forum

    The Bradley Forum has been designed to foster community, international and business engagement between the University of South Australia and external partners. Read more about hiring Bradley Forum spaces.

    Sporting facilities

    UniSA Sport operates a number of sporting facilities that are available for hire.


    Hire fees are dependent on the type of room and equipment required. Special rates apply to educational institutions and not-for-profit organisations. Please enquire about any other special rates on offer.


    Cancellation of booking must be given in writing no later than 72 hours prior to your scheduled event.

    If no advice given confirming cancellation 72 hours prior for first or second transgression then no applicable charge or if already paid the hire fee will be refunded in full.

    Repeat room booking cancellation non-conformance will incur the following charges;

    • Charge for 1 full day (or full amount if booking was less than a day)
    • Do not charge subsequent days
    • If already paid, refund subsequent days charging only for first day

    Note: Any function held on University Grounds requires the approval and authorisation of the relevant Campus Facilities Manager prior to the event being held.

    Booking a space

    For consumers external to the University, please read the instructions from the UniSA Services - External User Guide on how to create an account, then click on the link 'External Hire of Facilities' below to book.

    External Hire of Facilities

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    Audio visual equipment

    A wide range of audio visual equipment is available for hire at UniSA.

    Fixed audio visual equipment

    Many teaching spaces and meeting rooms include fixed items such as:

    • Data Projectors
    • LCD Screens
    • Interactive Displays
    • Computers
    • HDMI Device Input
    • Wireless and fixed microphones
    • Speakers
    • Whiteboards

    Portable audio visual equipment

    A range of portable equipment is also available (but not to be taken off-campus). 

    • TV Monitors
    • Overhead projectors
    • LCD/Data projectors
    • Slide projectors
    • Whiteboards
    • Microphone, speaker and stand
    • Electronic whiteboard (incurs a $10 charge)
    • Notebook/data Projector sets
    • DVD players


    If any assistance is required while you are using University equipment please contact Ask IT for assistance, or to report a fault, please call 88555 from any University phone.

    Explore audio visual options

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    Campus food outlets and catering

    If you are hosting an event, meeting or morning tea, UniSA's on-campus food vendors offer excellent catering options to suit all budgets and event types.

    For a list of vendors available at each campus, visit the campus food vendors webpages below.

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    Outdoor cooking facilities

    Barbeques and outdoor kitchen areas are available for self-catering.

    Outdoor kitchens

    Outdoor kitchen facilities can be found on the Mawson Lakes and City East campuses. 

    All users need to have read and understood, and must abide by the current Food Act, and meet the requirements of the Australian New Zealand Food Standards Code. Please refer to the Government of SA, Food Standards website for further information.


    Barbeques are available for use on the City East, City West, Magill and Mawson Lakes campuses.

    All users need to have read the Electric Barbecue Usage Agreement and the current Food Act to meet the requirements of the Australian New Zealand Food Standards Code. Please refer to the Government of SA Food Standards website.

    Make a booking

    Outdoor kitchen and barbeque facilities are booked through FM Assist on each campus. There is a nominal charge for the use of these facilities by external groups.

    Service of alcohol

    If alcohol is to be consumed you may require a liquor licence, a request for which must be submitted to the Government of South Australia – Consumer and Business Services department at least 14 days prior to the event for approval. To be valid the application form must be completed by the user and submitted to your campus FM Assist Office where it will be checked and validated by the Campus Facilities Manager as the “Landlord” of the premises. FM Assist will return the signed form for you to then submit to Consumer and Business Services.

    Short term liquor licence application