Venues, conferences, and alcohol events on campus

Vic Venues is now operating under Campus Living. Campus Living are the main point of contact when hiring University facilities for events.

Alcohol functions and venue bookings


The University has more than 200 venues for hire across Kelburn and Pipitea campuses.

Our venues include:

  • lecture theatres (60–340 people)
  • auditoriums
  • seminar rooms
  • foyer spaces.

AV equipment

Standard AV equipment is included in the venue hire. Most lecture theatres come equipped with data projectors, computers, audio amplifier, speakers and whiteboards.


Campus Living has a list of trusted caterers who supply food for University functions. We can put you in touch with the caterer who best suits your needs.

Events with alcohol

Campus Living are responsible for controlling all University events where alcoholic beverages are served in line with the Events Management Procedures.

If you'd like alcoholic beverages served at your event, contact about this and fill out the Application for Alcohol on Campuspdf140KB prior to the function.


Business Support Coordinator, Campus Living


Phone: +64 4 463 9977 or +64 27 563 9977


Conferences are managed by the Engagement and Alumni team who can also provide an online registration process for your guests, so you will know how many people to expect.

Engagement and Alumni are the main point of contact when hiring University facilities for conferences.

All quotes are provided prior to the event. Contact Caroline Nebel for enquiries:

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Caroline Nebel

Caroline Nebel

Engagement Adviser - Conferences
Communications, Marketing and Engagement