Dalhousie Building

This specially designed teaching facility accommodates up to 2,500 people in a variety of lecture theatres, IT suites, and general teaching spaces.

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University of Dundee
Old Hawkhill

Dalhousie Building
City Campus


There is a platform lift at the main entrance.

There are double automatic doors at the rear entrance.

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The venue

This designated teaching facility accommodates up to 2500 in an interesting array of lecture theatres, IT suites and general teaching spaces.  Our seminar rooms are fully equipped with a full range of audio visual presentation equipment.

With an impressive entrance and double height glazed foyer, the Dalhousie building offers unique exhibition and hospitality space, combining functionality with sharp state-of-the-art design.

Our contemporary venue offers flexible high quality rooms for small meetings or an ideal space for both private and public sector conferences, and seminars throughout the year but particularly April – September.

Room hire

Dalhousie building Capacity
Lecture theatre one tiered 120
Lecture theatre two tiered 120
Lecture theatre three tiered 350
Lecture theatre four tiered  196
Large rooms x 14 60
Medium rooms x six 45
Small rooms x five 20
Small rooms x four 20

Dalhousie theatre three

One of the larger lecture theatres, theatre three has a capacity for 350 people in tiered seating. Our lecture theatres one, two, three, and four are networked to permit audiovisual access to almost 800 delegates. Video conferencing is also available.

Dalhousie theatres one and two

These theatres are side by side and are accessible from the ground foyer. They each have 120 tiered seating capacity.

Dalhousie theatre four

This theatre can be used as an additional exhibition hall creating a space of 156m2. It has a capacity of 196 retractable tiered seating.

Foyer exhibition space

The double-height foyer can be used for registration, exhibitor space and networking lunches. Our mezzanine overlooks the grand foyer and can comfortably accommodate 120 delegates.

Book a room or foyer space in the Dalhousie Building by contacting conferenceservices@dundee.ac.uk

Virtual Tour


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