Sheffield The University of Sheffield

  • Facilities Available 365 Days per Year
  • Flexible & Adaptable Meeting Spaces
  • Free Car Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Electric Charging Points
  • Award Winning Sustainability Recognition
  • Three Master Chefs of Great Britain
  • Two hotels – Boutique styled Halifax Hall & Contemporary Jonas Hotel
  • Largest accommodation provider in Sheffield – Summer Residential Conferences
  • Collaborative conferences with academics from a Russell Group & Top 100 World University
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Accommodation Available
Catering Options Available
Free High Speed WiFi
Onsite Parking Available

Location and transport information

With facilities across The University of Sheffield all venues offer great transport links or free onsite parking.

Halifax Hall/The Edge: Both venues are located at Endcliffe and offer free parking to delegates.

Inox/Diamond Building/Octagon: Located on The University of Sheffield’s Central campus. The University tram stop is a short walk with direct links to Sheffield Train Station which is six stops away.

The M1 & A57 are very conveniently located & provide easy access from all areas of the UK.

Sheffield Train Station provides convenient connections from all UK regions. Please ask about our pick-up service from the train station.

Full Venue Information
Summary of facilities and capacities
Vacation availability
Vacation dates: 17 Dec 2022–16 Jan 2023, 01-24 April 2023, 10 Jun-24 Sept 2023, 16 Dec 2023 – 14 Jan 2024, 23 Mar 2024 – 14 April 2024, 09 June 2024 – 30 Sep 2024
Year round anytime
Theatre style (maximum)1250300
Cabaret style (maximum)400200
Exam style (maximum)100100
Boardroom style (maximum)5050
Exhibition space (sq metres)850850
Banquets & formal dinner (maximum)200200
Hotel style bedrooms (max)117117
University style bedrooms (max)350N/A
Day delegate rates from £35.00£35.00
24HR rates from £135.00£135.00
Meeting room only rates from £200.00£200.00
B&B rates from £50.00£50.00

Meeting and event spaces that inspire

The University of Sheffield’s Conference, Accommodation & Events facilities are available every day of the year; with bespoke, contemporary & flexible spaces for meetings, training, networking & dining etc. available at numerous locations we undertake to understand every element of your event so as we deliver & surpass on every critical business expectation.

Halifax Hall Hotel offers 38 beautifully designed bedrooms along with five meeting rooms, all situated in its own grounds & beautiful gardens along with complimentary car parking & EV charging points. The hotel is available for exclusive residential meetings.

The Jonas Hotel provides 79 contemporary bedrooms & three modern & functional meeting rooms, all available with plasma TV screens & complimented with free wifi. Also at Endcliffe is The Edge providing meeting space for up to 350 delegates, dining, exhibition & recreational spaces along with a bespoke registration area which can be branded for client marketing messages etc.

With three Master Chefs of Great Britain food is central to everything we do; providing nutritious, healthy, energy-providing, tasty & wonderful breakfasts, lunches & dinners makes our conferences & events truly memorable. With a full understanding of the sustainability requirements of all clients we provide food with the environment, food provenance & sustainability central to our ethos.

Inox provides contemporary & flexible meeting spaces along with extensive AV facilities to ensure in-person, hybrid or digital meetings are delivered perfectly. The adjoining Discovery Suites provide perfect views over the city & are a magnificent backdrop for all events. A convenient walkway joins Inox to the Octagon Centre in which conferences for up to 1,500 delegates can be held.

The Diamond Building, with seven tiered lecture theatres can hold a maximum of another 1,500 conference delegates along with a central atrium for exhibition facilities.

Further spaces for informal meetings are available at the Heartspace Building & within the newly built Social Sciences Building, the latter to be completed by Easter 2023.

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