MSTC Conference Facilities
Information about the types of rooms and facilities available
The MSTC provides everything necessary for anyone seeking to organise and promote meetings and conferences across a number of disciplines.
MSTC rooms and Facilities
- Lecture Theatre
- Seminar Rooms
- Computer Assisted Learning (CAL) Lab
- Medical Laboratories
- Demonstrations Room
The lecture theatre has 216 seats, a 7 metre wide screen for
dual projection with dual data projectors, HDD Recorder, PowerPoint slide advancer and DVD player.
There is an overflow facility to the main upper ground floor seminar room which can hold 60 additional seats, has two-way sound to the lecture theatre and 2 video lines to show both the lecturer and the presentation from the lecture theatre.
There are seven seminar rooms available in the MSTC. All rooms have white boards and ceiling mounted projection screens. Additional flip charts can also be provided. Each room has a presenters table and chair and any room can be set up for "round-table discussion". There is a mobile data projector with VCR and DVD in addition to the ceiling mounted data projectors available in certain rooms.
The Lower Ground Seminar Rooms (LGa and LGb): Each room can accommodate 25 chairs with writing tablets.
The Upper Ground Seminar Rooms (UGa, UGb and UGc): Each room can accommodate 25 chairs with writing tablets. UGa and UGb can be opened up to create a large room which can hold up to 60 people in seminar style, or 32 in boardroom style.
These rooms are located on the same floor as the entrance to the lecture theatre, and with the foyer, can be used as an open area for receptions, registration and poster displays.
The Third Floor Seminar Rooms (3a and 3b): Each room can accommodate 25 chairs with writing tablets. For larger seminars these rooms can be opened up to create one large room which can accommodate up to 50 people, or 30 in boardroom style.
These rooms are located on the third floor of the MSTC and have marvellous views out over University Parks.
The MSTC Foyer combined with the upper ground floor seminar rooms make an ideal space for receptions and posterboards displays.
We have a number of posterboards available to hire and can advise on the best arrangements for your event.
The CAL (Computer Assisted Learning) Lab has 45 networked PCs with flat screens and provision for 45 further data inputs.
It has a ceiling mounted data projector and is the ideal location for IT based training and online assessments.
In the first floor laboratory (Classroom 1) there are 42 networked computers, a radio microphone and a ceiling mounted data projector with computer, VCR and DVD input. The equipment benches in Classroom 1 can be pushed to the room sides during vacation periods, giving a large space to display up to 42 portrait style posterboards.
In the second floor laboratory (Classroom 2) there are 90 places with microscopes, sinks, cold water, natural gas and one flat screen monitor per 3 places. There is CCTV from the microscopes and range of macrocameras, a radio microphone and a fixed microphone.
The demonstration room has dissection facilities for medical conferences, a radio microphone and a ceiling mounted data projector with computer, VCR and DVD input.