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Lecture Theatres and Seminar Rooms

Information Technology Services (ITS) supports and maintains 84 lecture theatres for the University of Otago:

These are known as the 'pool' lecture theatres because these are the lecture theatres used by Timetable Services for accommodating each semester’s classes.

List of all ITS-managed pool lecture theatres

Map of ITS lecture theatres and seminar rooms on Dunedin campus

These facilities are equipped with up-to-date computers (both Windows and Mac-based) and other equipment such as:

  • data projectors
  • visual presenters (document camera)
  • Blu-Ray players (which can play DVDs or CDs)
  • whiteboards
  • network ports for laptops
  • radio microphones
  • speaker systems
  • data collection systems, H-ITT devices ('clickers').

Find out about recording your lecture

Using presentation files and dropboxes in lecture theatres

Download instructions for using the touch panels (.pdf, 516KB) available in some lecture theatres.

How to use the Advanced Mode on dual data projectors (.pdf, 1.5MB) in the larger lecture theatres.

Teaching rooms can be booked for special lectures, tutorials, events, conferences, etc.

Do you need assistance with the University of Otago lecture theatre facilities?

Our lecture theatre technicians are here to help you make the best use of the lecture theatres. Contact them prior to your booking to set up a time when they can walk you through using the equipment that is available.

Lecture theatre staff are available between 7.30am and 9pm, Monday to Friday (or other times by prior arrangement) in the campus area offices to help you when using rooms on the Dunedin campus.

Campus Area
Phone Number Hotline Number
Central Campus479 5768479 7999
North-East Campus479 5488479 5400
East Campus (UOCE)479 4560479 4561
North-West Campus479 8485479 7676
After-Hours Hotline479 8486

Accessibility at Dunedin lecture theatres

Do you have a question? Please see our Frequently Asked Questions about lecture theatres and seminar rooms