Aspire Function Venues

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Aspire boasts a venue to suit every style of event with 15 spaces and 3 lawns available across our 2 campus locations. From lunch meetings, seminars, gala dinners in the prestigious University Hall, multi-day conferences at the modern Innovation Campus or exhibition and trade shows at the expansive Sports Hub to events with a difference at Unibar or on one of our iconic University of Wollongong lawns. 

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University of Wollongong Campus

Enviably located within the picturesque natural grounds of the University of Wollongong, just 5 minutes from the Wollongong City Centre or 80 kilometres south of Sydney, our multi-purpose spaces will provide the perfect setting for your next event.

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The prestigious UniHall is the ideal venue for conferences and gala dinners. The recently refurbished hall features high ceilings, offering a grand theatre feel -  the perfect canvas for theming and 'wow factor' for special events. The adjoining foyer and Champagne Lawn offer options for pre-event drinks and networking.

Features: Large stage, in-built projector and giant screen, air-conditioning, high speed WIFI, separate foyer area and adjoining lawn.


The UniHall Foyer is a contemporary, light-filled function space, perfect for small launch events or networking functions which can spill out onto the “Champagne Lawn”. 

Features: High ceiling and floor to ceiling glass windows looking out on to the Champagne Lawn.


The “Thought Bubble” is a traditional meeting room, perfect for your smaller meetings, presentations, lunches, or intimate cocktail parties. the newly refurbished terrace is perfect for a breakout area for catering.

Features: Adjoining foyer area and balcony


UOW Innovation Campus

Imagine holding your event at a world-class, award winning research precinct developed by the University of Wollongong. Situated in a beautiful coastal environment with escarpment views, the Innovation campus offers an inspiring setting for your next event.

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Aspire’s event facilities are versatile and designed to cater for all of your conference and function needs, with the flexibility to accommodate groups of 10 to 360. The Ocean Room and City Room can be used separately or for larger events. The Event Centre can host it all, whether it be a team meeting, a sit-down dinner, a cocktail party, or full-day conference.

Features: Floor to ceiling windows, offering natural light over the city landscape.


Whether as an addition to the Event Centre or in its own right, the expansive Terrace offers both indoor and outdoor areas with spectacular panoramic views. Perfect for alfresco breaks from a conference in the Event Centre or a networking or cocktail party venue.  

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Last reviewed: 10 August, 2020