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City Campus

Purpose-built and versatile spaces for a variety of events including conferences, talks, lectures and seminars.

Our £100 million, award-winning City Campus East development houses purpose-built and versatile spaces for conferences, talks, lectures and seminars hosting up to 400 people. The many rooms vary in size enabling conference holders to offer more intimate settings for smaller group work, as well as offering an open exhibition/networking space and catering area. These eco-friendly buildings are now part of the dramatic city skyline and provide the perfect venue to meet.

For a more contemporary space, our Hedley Suite and Student Central Atrium are newly refurbished and offer versatile, sustainable spaces that can be used for school groups, meetings, networking and exhibitions.  

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Further meeting rooms are available on City Campus West, right at the heart of our campus, where buildings have been refurbished to a high standard offering meeting space for up to 250 delegates, together with exhibition space and catering facilities. Being just a five-minute walk from Newcastle’s city centre shopping area, excellent public transport links and a pedestrianised campus helps make Northumbria University an attractive venue for event organisers and delegates.

We can accommodate one-off meetings and regular bookings, as well as multiple bookings on campus for larger conferences.

Venues offer:

  • Full IT support and AV facilities
  • Breakout spaces for reception, registration or exhibition opportunities 
  • On-site café and restaurant
  • Choice of hospitality and refreshment packages
  • Light and airy contemporary space
  • Classroom configuration set-up to your needs

We offer a variety of sizes in our tiered lecture theatres with capacities of 200, 250 or 400 people available with a breakout area, ideal for a drinks or welcome reception. Our Harvard Lecture Theatres (pictured below) also offer a more intimate setting for between 60 - 100 guests. 

Events & Conferences we have hosted include:Harvard Theatre

  • Blackboard Europe Annual Conference
  • The British Education Research Association Annual Conference
  • The British Sociological Society Conference
  • TED Talks
  • International Research Conference on Sustainable Energy, Engineering, Material and Environment
  • European iSchools Event
  • National Disability Week Event
  • Rugby World Cup Team Training and Trophy Tour
  • Nursing and Midwifery Conference
  • International Sports Science and Sports Medicine Conference
  • Academy of Marketing Conference

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