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Lecture Theatres and Seminar Rooms - Castle Lecture Theatre Complex

On this page you will find information about the ITS managed pool rooms that you can book in the Castle Lecture Theatre Complex including the room capacity, equipment available, seating layout and a photograph of the room.

Location

The Castle Theatre Complex is located in the central region of the University of Otago's Dunedin campus, between the Arts Building and the Information Services Building. The Castle Lecture Theatre Complex accommodates six pool teaching spaces: two lecture theatres and four seminar rooms.

Castle Lecture Theatre Complex

Map of University of Otago pool lecture theatres and seminar rooms

Castle 1 Lecture Theatre

Located on the ground floor of the Castle Lecture Theatre Complex.

Room code: CAST1
Capacity: 324
Area: 383 sq m

Room features
Theatre controls Fully integrated audiovisual and lighting controls operated by the lectern touch panel
Recording facilities Otago Capture Lecture Recording
Audio Out on lectern with volume control
Interlinking Available
Laptop connections 1 either XGA or HDMI, plus 3.5mm audio jack and 2 x active network cables
Stage area The lectern may be removed on request (ONLY BY A TECHNICIAN) to enable the use of the stage area
Powered stage curtains are fitted
Dropbox folder name Mac: cast1-mac
PC: cast1-pc

Equipment available Quantity Details
Screen 1 11.6m x 5.0m motorised
Whiteboard 1 2.4m x 1.2m mobile
Computer 2 Mac Minis running Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1280 x 720 (720p widescreen)
Data projector 3 XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern, one central projection
Visual presenter 1 A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Blu-Ray player 1 Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone 4 1 lapel style, 1 headset and 2 handheld
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'
Castle 1 lefthand from front Castle 1 righthand from front
Castle 1 lefthand from back Castle 1 righthand from back

Layout of Castle 1 lecture theatre: a standard tiered arrangement of fixed seats with writing tablets.

Room charges for internal customers (i.e. those charging to a University of Otago account code)

Room charges for external customers (i.e. all other customers)

For emergencies: Technician, after-hours and security phone numbers can be found next to the Emergency Telephone on the teaching wall.

If you would like more information about the Castle 1 lecture theatre, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

  • Tel 64 3 479 5768
  • Area Hotline 7999

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Castle 2 Lecture Theatre

Located on the ground floor of the Castle Lecture Theatre Complex.

Room code: CAST2
Capacity: 415
Area: 325 sq m

Room features
Theatre controls Fully integrated audiovisual and lighting controls operated by the lectern touch panel
Recording facilities Otago Capture Lecture Recording
Audio Out on lectern with volume control
Interlinking Available
Laptop connections 1 either XGA or HDMI, plus 3.5mm audio jack and 2 x active network cables
Dropbox folder name Mac: cast2-mac
PC: cast2-pc

Equipment available Quantity Details
Screen 1 Painted wall
Whiteboard 1 10m x 1.2m
Computer 2 Mac Minis running Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1280 x 720 (720p widescreen)
Data projector 2 XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern
Visual presenter 1 A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Blu-Ray player 1 Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone 3 1 lapel style, 1 headset and 1 handheld
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'
Castle 2 lefthand from front Castle 2 righthand from front
Castle 2 lefthand from back Castle 2 righthand from back

Layout of Castle 2 lecture theatre: A standard tiered arrangement of fixed seats with writing tablets.

Room charges for internal customers (i.e. those charging to a University of Otago account code)

Room charges for external customers (i.e. all other customers)

For emergencies: Technician, after-hours and security phone numbers can be found next to the Emergency Telephone on the teaching wall.

If you would like more information about the Castle 2 lecture theatre, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

Castle A Seminar Room

Castle A is located on the lower ground floor on the northern side of the Castle Theatre Complex.

Room code: CASTA
Capacity: 32
Area: 48 sq m

Room features
Theatre controls Fully integrated audio visual and lighting control via 20 button Crestron panel control on fixed lectern
Recording facilities Audio recording via Classroom Capture (PC only)
Interlinking No
Inputs No
Laptop connections XGA, 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables
Dropbox folder name Mac: casta-mac
PC: casta-pc

Equipment available Quantity Details
Screen 2 1.7m x 1.4m manual pull down
Whiteboard 1 3.6m x 1.2m
Computer 1 dual boot Mac Mini running both Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1024 x 768
Data projector 2 XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern (4:3 format, 1024 x 768)
Visual presenter 1 A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Blu-Ray player 1 Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone 1 Lapel microphone
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'
Castle A lefthand from front Castle A righthand from front
Castle A lefthand from back Castle A righthand from back

Layout of Castle A seminar room: A standard classroom style arrangement of movable tables and chairs.

Castle A layout

Room charges for internal customers (i.e. those charging to a University of Otago account code)

Room charges for external customers (i.e. all other customers)

For emergencies: Technician, after-hours and security phone numbers can be found next to the Emergency Telephone on the teaching wall.

If you would like more information about the Castle A seminar room, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

Castle B Seminar Room

Castle B is located on the lower ground floor on the southern side of the Castle Theatre Complex.

Room code: CASTB
Capacity: 32
Area: 48 sq m

Room features
Theatre controls Fully integrated audio visual and lighting control via 20 button Crestron panel control on fixed lectern
Recording facilities Audio recording via Classroom Capture (PC only)
Interlinking No
Inputs No
Laptop connections XGA, 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables
Dropbox folder name Mac: castb-mac
PC: castb-pc

Equipment available Quantity Details
Screen 2 1.7m x 1.4m manual pull down
Whiteboard 1 3.6m x 1.2m
Computer 1 dual boot Mac Mini running both Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1024 x 768
Data projector 2 XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern (4:3 format, 1024 x 768)
Visual presenter 1 A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Blu-Ray player 1 Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone 1 Lapel microphone
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'

Castle B lefthand from front Castle B righthand from front
Castle B lefthand from back Castle B righthand from back

Layout of Castle B seminar room: A standard classroom style arrangement of movable tables and chairs.

Castle B layout

Room charges for internal customers (i.e. those charging to a University of Otago account code)

Room charges for external customers (i.e. all other customers)

For emergencies: Technician, after-hours and security phone numbers can be found next to the Emergency Telephone on the teaching wall.

If you would like more information about the Castle B seminar room, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

Castle C Seminar Room

Castle C is located on the ground floor on the south eastern side of the Castle Theatre Complex, adjacent to the River Leith.

Room code: CASTC
Capacity: 40
Area: 63 sq m

Room features
Theatre controls Fully integrated audio visual and lighting control via 20 button Crestron panel control on fixed lectern
Recording facilities Otago Capture Lecture Recording
Interlinking No
Inputs No
Laptop connections XGA, 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables
Dropbox folder name Mac: castc-mac
PC: castc-pc

Equipment available Quantity Details
Screen 2 1.7m x 1.4m manual pull down
Whiteboard 1 3.6m x 1.2m
Computer 1 dual boot Mac Mini running both Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1024 x 768
Data projector 2 XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern (4:3 format, 1024 x 768)
Visual presenter 1 A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Overhead projector (OHP) 1 A4 sized for transparencies
Blu-Ray player 1 Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone 1 Lapel microphone
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'
Castle C lefthand from front Castle C righthand from front
Castle C lefthand from back Castle C righthand from back

Layout of Castle C seminar room: A standard classroom style arrangement of movable tables and chairs.

Castle C layout

Room charges for internal customers (i.e. those charging to a University of Otago account code)

Room charges for external customers (i.e. all other customers)

For emergencies: Technician, after-hours and security phone numbers can be found next to the Emergency Telephone on the teaching wall.

If you would like more information about the Castle C seminar room, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

Castle D Seminar Room

Castle D is located on the ground floor on the eastern side of the Castle Theatre Complex, adjacent to the River Leith.

Room code: CASTD
Capacity: 40
Area: 63 sq m

Room features
Theatre controls Fully integrated audio visual and lighting control via 20 button Crestron panel control on fixed lectern
Recording facilities Otago Capture Lecture Recording
Interlinking No
Inputs No
Laptop connections XGA, 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables
Dropbox folder name Mac: castd-mac
PC: castd-pc

Equipment available Quantity Details
Screen 2 1.7m x 1.4m manual pull down
Whiteboard 1 3.6m x 1.2m
Computer 1 dual boot Mac Mini running both Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1024 x 768
Data projector 2 XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern (4:3 format, 1024 x 768)
Visual presenter 1 A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Overhead projector (OHP) 1 A4 sized for transparencies
Blu-Ray player 1 Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone 1 Lapel microphone
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'
Castle D lefthand from front Castle D righthand from front
Castle D lefthand from back Castle D righthand from back

Layout of Castle D seminar room: A standard classroom style arrangement of movable tables and chairs.

Castle D layout

Room charges for internal customers (i.e. those charging to a University of Otago account code)

Room charges for external customers (i.e. all other customers)

For emergencies: Technician, after-hours and security phone numbers can be found next to the Emergency Telephone on the teaching wall.

If you would like more information about the Castle D seminar room, please contact the area lecture theatre technician: