Venues

The University Library offers a range of venues to the UWA community that can be used as alternatives to traditional teaching spaces, as well as for seminars, workshops, functions and meetings.


Venues may be booked by UWA staff for UWA-related teaching, research, engagement or other business, and some venues may also be booked by UWA Guild-affiliated groups.

Learning spaces

Learning spaces offer presentation/projection facilities and are available to UWA Library users as collaborative study spaces when not otherwise booked for meetings. Learning spaces may be booked online by UWA staff and UWA Guild-affiliated groups (up to eight hours per group per year).

These information guides provide more details on these spaces:

 

The Circle

The Circle is centrally located on the ground floor of the Reid Library and is a large, flexible space for up to 60 people (in theatre configuration) designed to host teaching, exhibitions, seminars and other events. The glass walls are soundproof but showcase the activities in The Circle to Library users in the surrounding area.

The Hemsley Learning Suite

The Hemsley Learning Suite is located in the Reid Library on the west side of the ground floor and is designed for interactive tutorial style teaching for up to 56 people. Eight groups have access to a digital monitor to work collaboratively.

room with tables and chairs

Seminar Room

The Seminar Room is located in the J Robin Warren Library on the south side of the ground floor and is a large, flexible space for up to 60 people (in theatre configuration) designed to host teaching, exhibitions, seminars and other events. The glass walls are soundproof but showcase the activities in the Seminar Room to library users in the surrounding area.

Training spaces

Training spaces offer a PC at each desk, enabling online learning in a lecture- or workshop-style presentation. The configuration of desks and PCs is fixed. All training spaces offer presentation/projection facilities and are available to Library users as collaborative study spaces when not booked.

UWA staff may book book a training space by contacting the Library: roombookings-lib@uwa.edu.au.

Library Level Location Student PCs Presentation PC Wifi presentation Projector Comments
EDFAA Basement South West 16 No No Yes Lectern available with connectivity for laptop
Law Library Level 1 South East 16 No Yes No Lectern available with connectivity for laptop
Law Library Level 2 North East 28 No No Yes Lectern available with connectivity for laptop
Reid Library 1 Level 1 East 20 Yes Yes Yes Lectern available with connectivity for laptop
Barry J Marshall Library Level 2 East 13 Yes No Yes Lectern available with connectivity for laptop
Barry J Marshall Library Level 2 East 23 Yes No Yes Lectern available with connectivity for laptop
J. Robin Warren Library Level 1 East 20 Yes Yes Yes Connectivity for laptop via HDMI or WePresent

Meeting spaces

Meeting spaces include chairs and tables that can be re-configured for lecture-style presentations or to facilitate group work, and presentation/projection facilities are available.

Meeting spaces are available in these libraries:

library level location outlook room name
Barry J Marshall Library Level 3 West Barry J Marshall Library Jean Kahan Meeting Room  RM-B446.L3.302-lib
Reid Library Level 2 North East Reid L2 Conference Room  RM-B139.L2.202-lib

More information on these spaces can be found in the University Library Information Guide. UWA staff may book a meeting space by contacting the Library: roombookings-lib@uwa.edu.au.

Function spaces

Our unique function spaces can be used for catering and socialising in conjunction with teaching, research and engagement events in the Library spaces, or for other events.

The University Library offers two function spaces: Fini Family Terrace, Reid Library and Barry J Marshall Foyer, Barry J Marshall Library.

UWA staff may book a function space by contacting the Library: roombookings-lib@uwa.edu.au.

All other arrangements are the responsibility of the event organiser.

Some conditions apply to bookings in Library spaces. We recommend viewing spaces in advance of your booking/event by visiting the Library during opening hours.

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