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Lecture Theatres and Seminar Rooms - Hercus Building

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


The Hercus Building is located in the south region of the University of Otago's Dunedin campus, on the corner of Great King and Hanover Streets. The Hercus Building accommodates one pool teaching space: the Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre.

Hercus Building

Map of University of Otago pool lecture theatres and seminar rooms

Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre

Located on the first floor of the Hercus Building.

Room code: HC122
Capacity: 108
Area: 135 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 No
Inputs 1 either video and audio RCA or HDMI
Laptop connections 2 either XGA or HDMI, plus 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables

Equipment available Quantity Details
Screen 2 3.2m x 2.5m painted wall, 2.4m x 1.8m
Whiteboard 2 Dual 2.7m x 1.0m manual pull down
Computer 2 Mac Minis running 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 2 1 handheld, 1 lapel style
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'

Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre inside

Layout of Hercus D'Ath lecture theatre: A standard classroom style arrangement of movable tables and chairs.

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 Hercus D'Ath lecture theatre, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

  • Tel 64 3 479 6525
  • Area Hotline 8100