Wedding Venues Canberra

University House

  • Capacity
    50 - 350

  • Min price (pp)
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Prices University House

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University House Capacity

Min. 50 - Max. 350

Features University House

What is the type of venue?
Hotel Weddings
What style is your venue?
Contemporary Vintage
What kind of reception types does the venue offer?
Ceremony-only Cocktail Dining
Which types of catering options do you offer?
In-house catering
What kind of services, facilities and amenities do you offer?
3rd party provider Accommodations Alcohol AV system Bar services Bridal suite Dance Floor Parking WIFI Audio Equipment Centrepieces Chairs Chair Covers Clean up Cooling System Flatware Glassware Heating System Lighting Linens Sound Tables Decoration Music Venue Food

Cuisine University House

What catering services does your venue provide?
Buffet Cocktail Reception Dessert Family Style Plated
What type of cuisine do you offer?
Australian American French Gluten-free Lactose-free Vegetarian
What kind of bar service does your venue provide?
Champagne Toast House Beer House Wine Limited Bar Specialty Wine

University House Frequently Asked Questions

How much does a wedding cost in University House?

University House minimum wedding prices range from $50-$60 per person and maximum wedding prices range from $120-$150 per person.

What is the guest capacity of University House?

University House has a maximum capacity of 350 people for a dinner wedding.

What kind of services and facilities are offered in University House?

University House provides events such as food, chairs, accommodations, audio equipment, music, bridal suite, bar services, dance floor, heating system, sound, tables, chair covers, flatware, 3rd party provider, centrepieces, venue, av system, clean up, alcohol, wifi, cooling system, decoration, parking, linens, lighting and glassware.

What kind of events does the University House carry out?

Apart from weddings, University House provides services such as ceremony and reception.

What kind of wedding packages does the venue provide?

Foods & Beverage, Accommodation for the Newlyweds

Is there a fixed-menu option?


Does the venue provide an accommodation service?


What is the accommodation capacity?


Which services can be used from 3rd party providers?

Decoration, Music

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About University House

Located in the Australian National University, Canberra, Australia, is the famous University House. This 1950s heritage building lies amongst beautiful pristine gardens and water features. It is a unique wedding venue. From a lovely reception in the gardens to a majestic wedding in the Great Hall, everything is possible. Their sculptures, modern facilities, exceptional dining, and warm, intimate atmosphere work closely to form a charming setting for your wedding.

Facilities and Capacity

• The Great Hall: The breathtaking Great Hall is suitable for grand weddings and galas. It offers flexible arrangements and can accommodate up to 190 guests for a sit-down dinner, 350 guests for a cocktail reception, and 275 for a theatre-style arrangement.
• The Common Room: This room glitters with grace and warmth. It can accommodate about 120 guests for a dinner reception, 250 guests for a cocktail party, and 140 guests for a theatre-style arrangement.
• The Drawing Room: This facility is suitable for smaller gatherings. It can accommodate up to 50 guests for a dinner wedding, 80 guests for a cocktail reception, and 80 for a theatre-style arrangement.
• The Gardens: The gardens can be used for an intimate wedding of 40 to 50 guests.
The carefully groomed gardens also offer a picturesque background for your wedding with an amazing view of the Australian National University campus.


• Bridal suite
• Dance floor
• Catering services
• Bar services
• Audio and sound systems
• Set up and clean-up of the venue
• Special accommodation rates for your guests
• Parking


The University House is a classic 1950s building with stately architecture. It is a heritage house with a mix of mid-century designs and modern facilities. The event spaces are filled with classic décor and lighting. You can also choose to convey warmer and more intimate lighting and add twinkling lights to your decoration, which will point out the harmony between the classic and modern decors of the Great Hall to a greater extent.
As for the garden weddings, the white chairs, buckets of flowers, high candleholders, and sunflower centrepieces offer a very welcoming atmosphere.

In-House Catering

Enjoy delightful meals from their food and beverages team experienced in hospitality. They have a variety of packages to cater to all your nutritional needs. You can have a buffet, a buffet dinner, a garden barbecue buffet, plated lunch and dinners, sharing and grazing platters, canapes, and a selection of alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverage packages. More so, they offer complete menu planning and a selected list of suppliers from musicians to florists.


The University House has over 105 hotel rooms available for lodging. These rooms are well equipped with amenities like bathrooms, seating areas, TVs, free Wi-Fi, and air-conditioning.
The accommodation services include a fully cooked breakfast.

Whatever your desires might be about how you want your wedding to turn out, the University House has you covered as they offer you great value.

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  • Address:

    1 Balmain Crescent, Acton ACT 2601

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