Conferencing being held in the Great Hall

Meetings and Conferences

Finding the right venue

Whatever the size, scale or format you have in mind for your meeting or conference, at the University of Leeds, we have a broad range of venues to choose from. Each of our spaces provides an environment to facilitate effective communication, while featuring a point of difference in its heritage, design, facilities and subject matter, to enhance your delegates’ experience.

From traditional and historically rich, to contemporary and architecturally unique – all of our venues will enable you to gather, engage and inspire your delegates, for memorable and lasting impact.

For all nature of meetings and conferences in Leeds, we offer a wealth of flexible options. From intimate board meetings in the contemporary setting of University House, to “Harvard Style” collaborative lectures for up to 240 delegates in our new state-of-the-art Esther Simpson Building. Or for large-scale congresses, conventions and exhibitions, the 1800sqm Exhibition Centre is a versatile canvas for designing a tailor-made programme, with sufficient space for separate breakout, seminar and hospitality areas.

Here are some other examples of the events that our versatile facilities are ideal for hosting:

  • Workshops and seminars
  • Away-days and team building
  • Training
  • Launches
  • Press junkets
  • Hybrid meetings and conferences

When booking your meeting or conference with us, our dedicated Conference and Events team will support you every step of the way. In addition to the wealth of flexible spaces to choose from, we can advise on other campus facilities available to further heighten your delegates’ experience. These include multiple hospitality areas and for residential programmes, access to our onsite fitness centre with swimming pool, for an invigorating start to any day.

Our competitive pricing starts from just £42.50+ VAT (day delegate rate) and room hire only from just £150.

Contact us

To find out more information, arrange a site visit or discuss your specific requirements, complete a short form or contact our dedicated Conferences and Events team – call us on 0113 343 6100 or email us at


To find out more about the full range of venues suitable for meetings and conferences at the University of Leeds, just click on the links below.