Event Packages

Conveniently located next to The University of Melbourne, University College provides a full in-house conferencing service and has a number of spaces ideal for seminars, workshops and conferences large and small.

At UC, we can tailor a package to make your next conference or event a success. We have a number of rooms available for all types of events, from workshops and seminars, to group accommodation conferences and formal and informal events of any size and scale.

The College is adjacent to the University of Melbourne in Parkville and its surrounding gardens and internal courtyards provide a relaxing, friendly and secure ambiance. Ours is a College with a difference in that we can tailor packages to meet all needs and requirements, ensuring a uniquely successful event experience.

Versatile, comfortable and practical space for your next event

All of our function rooms have an abundance of natural light and are extremely versatile.

Our commitment to you, is to provide:

  • Outstanding customer service
  • Attention to detail
  • Guidance where needed
  • Ideas and alternatives
  • A smooth, hassle-free event

From the moment of enquiry to the moment of execution, we guarantee that every aspect of the event has been thoroughly thought out.  Our dedicated team ensures that the usual stress associated with holding an event or function can be avoided through skilled, comprehensive organisation and planning.

We provide a wide range of menu options and audio visual equipment.

Limited onsite parking is available on request, although all day parking areas are located close to the college. University College is only a short (10 minute) tram ride into Melbourne’s city centre.

For more information, or to make a booking, please contact our House, Conference and Events Team.


173991Academic Centre

Overlooking our manicured gardens and courtyard, this purpose-built area is flexible and modern. The entire centre can be utilised for a large event or split into smaller break out rooms if required. The Academic Centre also comes with a self contained kitchen and a popular lounge area, which is ideal for holding a private lunch or morning or afternoon tea breaks.

Heritage Room

This light and airy room is traditional and classic in style. It comes with an adjoining annex, which can be utilised as a break out catering area. This is one of our most popular spaces, and is ideal for boardroom meetings, cocktail parties, formal dinners or smaller workshop events.

Recreation Centre 

Built at the beginning of 2008, the Recreation Centre is a multi-functional meeting space which can be easily opened or closed to suit your needs. This area is often used for events such as receptions, large scale formal dinners, lectures or meetings for 150+.


University College has two courtyard areas, both of which are leafy, tranquil and perfect for pre-dinner drinks, an outdoor reception or an Aussie barbeque.

Dining Hall & Mural Room 

The Expansion of University College

Our new, modern Syme Dining Hall was constructed in 2017. It is available for events during the mid-year and end of semester university breaks. The smaller Mural Room is attached to the back of the dining hall and is available for private hire.


We have a dedicated, on-site catering and events team with experience hosting a wide range of events including:

Education Corporate Celebratory
Seminars, planning days, workshops Conferences large and small Formal lunches and dinners for special occasions
VCE study camps Training days Cocktail parties
International study tours Business and staff retreats BBQ’s and outdoor celebrations
Valedictory dinners Formal lunch and dinner events Reunions
Board meetings and business meetings Christmas parties

UC can provide:

  • A variety of versatile rooms and spaces, all with an abundance of natural light
  • A full in-house catering service
  • AV equipment hire and support
  • High speed cabled internet connection and free wifi included with room hire
  • Disabled access and bathroom facilities
  • Limited on site car parking available for delegates
  • Purpose built Academic Centre with whiteboards, flipcharts, wireless internet and breakout rooms

For more information, or to make a booking, please contact our House, Conference and Events Team.