Auditorium and large scale spaces - University of the Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

Accessibility links

Auditorium and large scale spaces

Please note in response to COVID-19 Safe Practices, usual room capacities and catering will be altered. Contact our Venues team to discuss your options.

The USC Auditorium in the Innovation Centre is a very adaptable space for a variety of event purposes.

The auditorium has the capacity to comfortably seat up to 500 people theatre style or 330 people banquet style, making it the ideal venue for various dinner functions, conferences, small exhibitions, business lunches and seminars.

With an easy to use ASV touch panel audio visual system, the USC Auditorium is one of the premier function and business venues on the Sunshine Coast. An audio loop facility is also available in this venue.

The auditorium:

  • is air-conditioned
  • is a fully catered venue 
  • is a licensed venue on request
  • can be subdivided into two separate halls to suit a function's requirement or to downsize the main hall
  • has a generous foyer area for after-hours functions
  • is owned and operated by USC
  • nearby parking is available, and is free of charge after 6pm daily and all day on weekends
  • contains a stage with ramp access on request

The Auditorium and foyer areas display a significant exhibition of Indigenous artworks.

Other function areas and meeting rooms across the campus may be available on request.

Contact USC Venues for more information and availability of this and other venues.


The theatre-style Auditorium at USC Moreton Bay has fixed seating for 300 guests and includes full multi-media digital facilities. The flat floor space can seat an additional 160 guests, with a total capacity of 460. There is a moveable wall which can divide the space in two, allowing the room to be used simultaneously by two groups. The Auditorium is zoom-capable and equipped with a PTZ camera, laser projector, handheld and lapel microphones, and two lecterns with Wacom.

The Auditorium foyer

The Auditorium foyer is ideal for a variety of events because it connects with the outdoor covered terrace and Concourse.

The Rise 

The Rise can accommodate up to 350 people. It has an 8m by 4.5m LCD screen with PC for content and streaming available which can also be connected simultaneously to presentations in the Auditorium, increasing your content sharing capacity to more than 1,000 guests at once.

The Concourse

The Concourse can accommodate 450 guests and is perfect for outdoor events because it is fully undercover and can be used year round.

Rooftop terrace 

There is a large collaborative room located on the second floor which flows out onto the Rooftop Terrace and is ideal for cocktail parties, product launches, celebration events or as a breakout area for corporate functions.


Explore our campuses in an online 360-degree environment with our virtual tours