Our campus is designed to be both flexible and refreshing and we have a variety of spaces available to hire.

We have classrooms, lecture theatres, drama studios, specialised health sciences labs, boardrooms, conference suite, dance studios and extensive outdoor spaces. We also have our Students' Union which has a fully licensed bar and catering facilities, ideal for discos or a quiz night. We have a free car park which can be offered to all conference delegates.

Our dedicated Conference and Events team would be delighted to show you around our facilities and discuss what space will work best for your event.

Room Capacities

The variety and number of spaces available at QMU allows us to cater for a wide selection of events such as single and multiple day conferences, workshops, dinners, exhibitions, and performances.

Facilities                                                  

Lecture Theatre (room 2156) 
Seating up to 150 delegates (flat seating) pdf

Halle Lecture Theatre (room 3148)
Seating up to 250 delegates (tiered seating) pdf

Lecture Theatres (rooms 3168 or 3169) 
Each seating up to 150 delegates (retractable tiered seating) pdf
Combined rooms 3168/3169 retracted can be used as an exhibitors space pdf

Classrooms
Classrooms that seat 30 (tables and chairs) pdf or
Classrooms that seat 60 (with writing tablets - no tables) pdf

Boardroom Options
Small Boardroom (room 2014B) seats 15 pdf
Large Boardroom (room 2014A) seats 20 pdf
Joint Small/Large Boardroom Seats up to 50 pdf
Conference Room seats up to 60 pdf

We also have drama studios, a small theatre and extensive outdoor grounds available for hire.

Virtual Tour

Virtual tour of our conference rooms, overnight accommodation and sports & leisure facilities.

Conference Suite

QMU now has a new dedicated Conference Suite. This is located on level 0 overlooking our stunning grounds.

Whether you’re organising a professional conference, seminar or workshop or are holding a social group gathering or a celebratory event, we can offer a professional, comfortable, attractive space with a package to suit your needs.

Our new dedicated Conference Suite can accommodate:

- 60 theatre style
- 30 boardroom
- 30 cabaret

This new space:

  • is equipped with high-tech facilities – AV, plasma screens, interactive smart board and computer;
  • comes with in-house technical support for your event;
  • has a private catering space;
  • can include private break-off space with a grand piano for social gatherings;
  • overlooks our water feature and landscaped grounds;
  • offers easy access to the outside decking area and
  • is available all year round.

If you would like to arrange a site visit of our new Conference Suite or would like an estimate tailored to your requirements, please contact the Conferences & Events Team.

Boardrooms

We have two boardrooms which are situated on level 2. These rooms are connected by a conjoining door so offer flexible spaces.

They can accommodate anything from 2 up to 60 people and both have built in AV including a computer and projector.

Equipment Available

All rooms are equipped with state of the art equipment, most including data projector, computer, electronic SMARTboard and DVD/VHS playback.

We can also arrange the following equipment for your event:

  • Microphones
  • Audio & video recording
  • TV & Video/DVD
  • Remote presenter & pointer
  • PA System & 2 speakers
  • Laptops
  • Clickers (to allow electronic voting)

For all your display needs:

  • Flip charts & pens
  • Staging
  • Lectern
  • Display boards
  • Name badges
  • Delegate stationary
  • Photocopying & printing
  • Photographer

For a full price list of equipment & other services please see prices and booking.

Our Educational Resource Centre can offer a Conference Poster service. We can design and print posters for you and save you the trouble of having to ship them to QMU for your conference. Full details and cost, can be found on the pricing page.

We may be able to offer other equipment or services. Please contact the events team with your enquiries.

Catering Price List

You can find a list of catering options and prices available here.

Accessible Facilities

Queen Margaret University provides an accessible physical environment with:

  • Dedicated disabled parking bays, an internal ramp, talking lifts to all floors and dedicated space in our lecture theatres for wheelchair users.

  • Disabled toilet facilities are located on all floors.

  • Induction loops (fitted in most rooms)

We can also arrange for individual support such as BSL signers, notetakers and personal assistants.

Guide dogs and hearing dogs are welcome.

For further information, or to discuss other arrangements to support your needs, please contact us using our electronic form below.

 contact us e-form 

 

Conferences and Events Enquiries

If you have an Event/Conference enquiry, one of our team will contact you as soon as possible.

We aim to respond to all enquiries within one full working day of receipt.

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Conferences and Events Enquiries

Conferences and Events Team
0131 474 000