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


The Lindo Ferguson Building is located in the central region of the University of Otago's Dunedin campus, opposite the Dunedin Public Hospital on Great King Street. The Lindo Ferguson Building accommodates one pool teaching space: the Gowland Lecture Theatre.

The Lindo Ferguson Building

Gowland Lecture Theatre

Located on the second floor of the Lindo Ferguson Building.

Room code: GOWLD
Capacity: 249
Area: 242 sq m

Room features 
Theatre controlsFully integrated audiovisual and lighting controls operated by the lectern touch panel
Recording facilitiesOtago Capture Lecture Recording
Audio Out on lectern with volume control
Inputs1 either video and audio RCA or HDMI
Laptop connections2 either XGA or HDMI, plus 3.5mm audio jacks and active network cables
Dropbox folder nameMac: gowld-mac
PC: gowld-pc
Equipment availableQuantityDetails
Screen19.0m x 2.5m painted wall
Whiteboard23.6m x 1.2m manual pull down
Computer2Mac Minis running Windows (PC) and Mac (OS X) locked to 1024 x 768
Data projector2XGA resolution - dual data projection control from lectern (4:3 format, 1024 x 768)
Visual presenter1A4 sized - displayed via data projector
Blu-Ray player1Region-free for playing DVDs, Zone B Blu-ray discs and CDs, plus media from flashdrives (USB port)
Radio microphone21 handheld, 1 lapel style
H-ITT student response system1Receiver available in room - information about booking 'clickers'
Gowland righthand from frontGowland lefthand from front
Gowland righthand from backGowland lefthand from back

Layout of Gowland lecture theatre: A standard tiered arrangement of fixed seats with writing benches.

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 Gowland lecture theatre, please contact the area lecture theatre technician:

  • Tel 64 3 479 5768
  • Area Hotline 7999
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