Conferences and Venues

Schuster Building

Fact sheet
Day rate from£34.00
Event type
  • Day meeting
LocationOxford Road

About the venue

This venue is often used in combination with the Roscoe building where sizeable exhibition space is required or to offer additional breakout rooms for conferences based in University Place. All of the lecture theatres are located on the ground floor adjacent to the sizeable foyer area where refreshments and exhibition stands can be set up.

  • Available vacations
  • 1 mile from city centre
  • Good choice for larger conferences or to support conferences in University Place
  • Wi-Fi and wired internet access
  • Large, spacious foyer area for exhibitors
  • Adjacent to University Place and the Roscoe building
  • Close to the Booth Street East car park


RoomsCapacity and Layout
Rutherford1 x 250 seat tiered theatre
Moseley, Bragg & Blackett3 x 150 seat tiered theatres
Foyer areaIdeal for catering and exhibitions
Eros CafeSmall seated area

Internet ConnectionYes, Hard Wired access available in meeting areas
In House Audio-VisualThe 150 seat theatres are equipped with data projector, PA, projection screen, computer, network point and induction loop. In addition, Rutherford Theatre also has a lectern and lectern mic.
AccommodationWithin walking distance of University accommodation and local hotels to suit all budgets


Daily PackagesCost
Day delegate rate per person to include use of plenary meeting room equipped with standard Audio-Visual, two servings of teas/coffees plus biscuits and buffet lunch£34.00 + VAT
Room hire for up to 250 seat theatre£595.00
Room hire for up to 150 seat theatre£375.00
Room hire for Foyer£425.00
In House Audio-VisualP.O.A.
Internet ConnectionLocal charges may apply - P.O.A.
Teas/coffees and biscuits£2.35+ VAT
Buffet lunchfrom £8.75 + VAT

Rates quoted are for weekday hire during normal working hours - for evening and weekend rates, please contact the Conference Sales Office on +44 161 306 4100

Venue tags

  • Theatre layout
  • Exhibition layout

Contact us

Find us

Conference Sales Office, The University of Manchester, Room 2.001, Beyer Building, Oxford Road, Manchester, M13 9PL

Connect with us

  • Twitter icon
  • LinkedIn icon