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Dalhousie Building

Airy and spacious, with an innovative modern design, the Dalhousie Building is a purpose-built teaching facility. It contains four large lecture theatres, forty teaching/seminar rooms and several IT suites.

Special Events and Exhibitions

There are often special lectures taking place in the Dalhousie Building. Each year, leading thinkers from around the globe come to Dundee to present their views on a varied and exciting range of topics as part of our Saturday Evening Lecture Series. Previous speakers have included Evan Davis, William Fiennes, Naomi Klein, Jung Chang, Charlie Cook and Simon Singh.

Did you know?

This building was named 'Best Commercial/Public Building' by the Dundee Institute of Architects in 2007.

It was named in honour of the University's second Chancellor, the 16th Earl of Dalhousie, and opened by the Queen.