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: 100
Area: 135 sq m

Equipment available Quantity Details
Blu-Ray player 1 Region-free for playing DVDs, Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Computer 2 Mini Macs (both 2.53 GHz) running as both Mac and PC
Data projector 2 2500 ANSI Lumens XGA resolution
H-ITT student response system 1 Receiver available in room
Inputs 2 1 video and stereo RCA, 1 HDMI
Laptop connection 2 VGA, HDMI, 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables
Overhead projector  1 A4 size
Radio microphone 2 1 handheld, 1 lapel style
Recording facilities Mac and PC have audio recording capabilities
Audio Out on lectern with volume control
Video and audio recording
Screen 2 3.2m x 2.5m painted wall, also 3.2m x 2.0m manual pull down
Slide projector 2 Horizontal 80 unit carousel
Theatre controls Fully integrated audiovisual and lighting controls operated by the lectern touch panel
VCR/DVD player 1 Multi-format combo unit available on request
Visual presenter 1 A4 size (8X power zoom lens)
Whiteboard 2 Dual 2.7m x 1.0m manual pull down

Hercus D'Ath Lecture Theatre inside

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

(image of room layout to come)

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)

If you would like more information about the Hercus D'Ath lecture theatre, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:


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