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Conference, Groups, Wedding and Events

Conference & Groups Services

The University of St Andrews offers state of the art conference facilities, venues for 9 - 900 people, over 1,300 en-suite bedrooms and an unrivalled position within the ancient town of St Andrews. Delegates in St Andrews can enjoy 5 miles of award winning beaches, world famous golf courses and a town that is rich in history.

Conference and Group Services offer a wide range of assistance and support to both internal and external customers looking to hold a conference, event or summer school or book group accommodation at the University of St Andrews. We are a division of Residential and Business services and our role is to deliver commercial revenue for the University and assist members of the academic community to host conferences that will help to raise the profile of the department, the relevant associations and that of the University of St Andrews.

Event Management

The experienced Professional Conference Organising Team take away the stress and strain of planning a conference, we can support you in various aspects of the event or the entire project, the team will ensure all details are arranged to your requirements and budget.

Some of the services we can provide:

Online registration – with regular status reports, Delegate Management, Web site creation or link to your current website, Abstract Submission, Conference Materials: bags, badges and gifts, Printed Materials: signage, programme & book of abstracts, Budget management

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Wedding receptions and special events

Lower College Hall and Upper College Hall in St Salvator's Quad provide an impressive setting for wedding receptions, dinners and exclusive events.

Lower College Hall can accommodate up to 152 guests for a wedding reception and on summer days the manicured lawns of St Salvator's Quad provide a stunning setting for drinks receptions and wedding photographs.

Upper College Hall, which can be reached via a grand staircase, provides a wonderful venue for those wishing to hold an evening reception. The room boasts a dance floor, oak bar and a stage for the band.

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For further information on hiring the historic facilities or for details on our current menus and wine lists please see or contact the Social Events Manager at or 01334 462509.


Holiday accommodation during the summer months

Accommodation is provided at Agnes Blackadder Residence, McIntosh Hall and David Russell Apartments.  You can book online by clicking on the button below:

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Alternatively, please visit our website for more information.

Contact details

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Conference and Group Services:

Telephone: 01334 463000

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