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Description

Set in the heart of Kensington Campus the university’s dedicated venues and events centre Scientia is UNSW Hospitality’s flagship venue. With sweeping views across the university’s landscaped gardens and public spaces, your guests and international delegates will be captivated by this superb facility.

Frequently Asked Questions

We have exclusive caterers onsite that can service your event, please get in touch with us to find out more on 02 9385 1515.
UNSW prides itself on being accessible by all. Disabled parking on campus is readily available for those who have a current disabled parking permit. Please don't hesitate to contact the office on (02) 9385 1515 should you require any further assistance or clarification.
There are two major parking stations:
Barker Street Carpark - Entry via Gate 14, Barker Street.
Botany Street Carpark - Enter via Gate 11, Botany Street.

Parking on campus is available at minimum charge on weekdays. Short-term metered parking is available in both parking stations and at various locations around campus.

Parking is complimentary on weekends. Half and full day "pay and display" ticket machines are available on the top 2 levels of both Barker and Botany Street parking stations. Change machines are not available.

Event Rooms

Leighton Hall

Min 1 people, Max 750 people

Tyree Room

Min 1 people, Max 250 people

Gallery 1

Min 1 people, Max 125 people

Gallery 2

Min 1 people, Max 84 people

The Galleries Combined

Min 1 people, Max 200 people

Ritchie Theatre

Min 1 people, Max 266 people

Gonski

Min 1 people, Max 36 people

Hong Kong Alumni

Min 1 people, Max 40 people

Event Room Layouts

Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Leighton Hall 460m²
520
230
-
258
-
350
750
-
-
Tyree Room 230m²
180
70
-
120
-
160
250
-
-
Gallery 1 107m²
112
72
-
64
-
80
125
-
-
Gallery 2 86m²
84
48
-
36
-
60
75
-
-
The Galleries Combined 195m²
200
132
-
98
-
140
200
-
-
Ritchie Theatre 240m²
266
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Gonski 43m²
35
24
-
-
16
-
-
-
-
Hong Kong Alumni 39m²
40
-
-
18
14
-
-
-
-
Theatre
Classroom
U-Shape
Cabaret
Boardroom
Banquet
Cocktail
Hollow Square
Exhibition
Leighton Hall460m²
520
230
-
258
-
350
750
-
-
Tyree Room230m²
180
70
-
120
-
160
250
-
-
Gallery 1107m²
112
72
-
64
-
80
125
-
-
Gallery 286m²
84
48
-
36
-
60
75
-
-
The Galleries Combined195m²
200
132
-
98
-
140
200
-
-
Ritchie Theatre240m²
266
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
-
Gonski43m²
35
24
-
-
16
-
-
-
-
Hong Kong Alumni39m²
40
-
-
18
14
-
-
-
-