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The University of Southampton
Conference, Events & Hospitality

Meetings and conferences


Our experience in organising meetings and conferences will ensure you have thought of everything, from the audio equipment and catering, to the pens, paper and name badges.  We will work with you up to, during, and after your conference to ensure everything goes as smoothly as possible.

Seminar Room
Garden Court presentation

Our venues

The University of Southampton has a varied selection of venues suitable for conferences, meetings, courses, workshops and exhibitions, ranging from small, flat-floored seminar rooms to large tiered lecture theatres. Our central spaces are available all year round with others available in the evenings, weekends and during vacations.

AV equipment is available and included within our delegate package but differs between venues.

More about our year round venues

To make an enquiry, please call 02380 592832 or email -

Buffet food for Meetings
Buffet food


We provide everything you need, from simple refreshments to light lunches, finger buffets and sumptuous banquets.  Sample menus can be found in the Conference Menu Brochure (see Useful Downloads at the bottom of this page). Unfortunately, you are not allowed to bring your own catering or use external caterers. Please discuss any special dietary requirements during your enquiry.

Overnight accommodation

Overnight accommodation is available in single, en-suite bedrooms, just a 10 minute walk away in the Glen Eyre Complex and at Highfield Hall, during vacation times, or we can negotiate rates for you with local hotels.


The main meeting room with AV, daytime refreshments and lunch are included in our £44.65 per person, day delegate rate. Additional rooms, exhibition space, overnight accommodation and dinner are available as extra charges.  Please refer to our Meeting Price List (see Useful Downloads at the bottom of this page), or contact us for more information.


There is a 100 space pay and display car park at Highfield Campus for use by visitors and costs £7.20 for up to 7 hours. The machines accept coins, chip and pin and contactless card payment, not Apple or Android Pay. We may be able to reserve spaces at our Avenue Campus, which is a 10 min walk from the main Highfield Campus. Ask about parking during your enquiry.

Free WiFi for visitors and guests

Guests and visitors to the University can access free WiFi using the 'WiFi Guest' account.

Conference, Events & Hospitality brochure

Useful Downloads

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Contact: Conference, Events & Hospitality

Telephone: 02380 592832
Postal address: University of Southampton, Building 38/40, University Road, Southampton SO17 1BJ

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