Academic, Accessible

University of Glasgow

Maximum capacity

Contact this venue

Conference and Events Team
+44 (0) 141 330 3123/5112
[email protected]
Isabella Elder Building
Botony Gate
University of Glasgow
G12 8QQ

About this venue

Founded over 500 years ago the University of Glasgow is one of Scotland's most famous and prestigious landmarks. With venues ranging from beautiful wood panelled rooms through to grand Victorian halls and state-of-the-art seminar rooms and lecture theatres, capable of accommodating anything from 5 up to 1250 delegates.

The University of Glasgow is one of the most impressive academic venues in the UK for conferences, meetings, training, exhibitions and product launches. The Conferences and Events department offers an impressive portfolio of venues, a range of accommodation, catering and full spectrum of technical facilities and support.

What sets the University apart, other than the sheer size and scale of the portfolio is the history and tradition associated with one of Scotland's most famous and prestigious landmarks.  The unique architecture and atmosphere of the University of Glasgow never fails to impress and, in combining that with the flexibility and variety of the venues, it is guaranteed that organisers and delegates will be anything other than delighted with their experience at the University of Glasgow.

The main Gilmorehill campus with its distinctive outline silhouetted on the city's skyline is in the cosmopolitan West End of Glasgow, just three miles from the vibrant city centre and well-connected by frequent bus and subway services.

Summer accommodation at the University of Glasgow is an affordable option for individuals and groups of all sizes looking to make the most out of their visit to Glasgow.

With a range of room types to suit all budgets and options within easy walking distance of the OVO Hydro, SEC, Kelvingrove Museum, the Riverside Museum, Glasgow city centre and the stylish West End of the city (recently voted the ‘Best Neighbourhood in UK & Ireland’ by the Academy of Urbanism), the University of Glasgow’s summer accommodation is your perfect base.

University of Glasgow offers a number of visitor and tourist accommodation including; Kelvinhaugh Gate, Cairncross House Murano Street, Queen Margaret Residences and Wolfson Hall.

For 10 people or more please contact 0141 330 3123/5112.  Please note: accommodation for groups of 10 people or more is only available during the summer months.

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Name Area (m2) Ceiling height (m) Room divisible Reception Theatre Banquet Classroom Boardroom Cabaret U-Shaped
Bute 810 30 800 1200 220 240
Carnegie 69 3 35 20 16 16
Forehall 123 5 100 120 80 50 36
Hunter Halls 700 6 Yes 600 600 480 450 100
Kelvin Gallery 400 10 350 250 120 120 45
Melville 68 3 50 40 40 28
Senate 175 3 120 120 80 80 36
Turnbull 62 3 40 35 32 20

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