Charles Perkins Centre research and education hub facilities

Guidelines

The Charles Perkins Centre research and education hub is at the heart of our centre's new model of collaborative research and teaching. Our multidisciplinary strategy aims to find real-world solutions to some of humanity’s greatest health issues – obesity, diabetes, cardiovascular disease and related conditions.

Our meeting rooms and spaces are integral to our collaborative model with centre occupants fully reliant on these space for their day-to-day work needs and, thus, in high demand. This information is to assist centre occupants to access spaces and facilities within the hub.

There are broadly two kinds of spaces within the centre: general teaching space and meeting rooms.

  • If you are meeting with someone from the centre and are their guest please organise all bookings through your centre contact.
  • All meeting rooms in the hub are available to faculty and centre members only
  • We require up to one week to process all facilities requests.
  • All guests must sign in at reception if they do not have building access. Event/meeting organisers can with a guest list.

Charles Perkins Centre research and education hub occupants

General teaching space 

For general teaching bookings, book via timetabling.
For event bookings, please contact University venues

Meeting rooms on levels 2-6.

Can be booked via Outlook.
Check the Intranet for room capacities.

Level 6 seminar room (Events)

Complete expression of interest form. You will need to log in with your University email and Unikey password.

Events (not held on level 6)

Please contact University venues (We will require further information if venues identifies your event as being a part of core business with the Charles Perkins Centre).

University staff (from areas other than the Charles Perkins Centre)

General teaching space 

For general teaching bookings, book via timetabling.
For event bookings, please contact University venues

Events (not held on level 6)

Please contact University venues (We will require further information if venues identifies your event as being a part of core business with the Charles Perkins Centre).

Meeting rooms on levels 2-6

These rooms are not available for meetings unrelated to Charles Perkins Centre activities.

Level 6 seminar room (Events)

Complete expression of interest form. You will need to log in with your University email and Unikey password.

External parties

General teaching space 

Please contact University venues

Events (not held on level 6)

Please contact University venues (We will require further information if venues identifies your event as being a part of core business with the Charles Perkins Centre).

Meeting rooms on levels 2-6

These rooms are not available for meetings unrelated to Charles Perkins Centre activities.

Level 6 seminar room (Events)

Please complete an EOI for External Parties. Contact info.perkins@sydney.edu.au if you have any queries.

Facilities information

The centre’s core operational hours are between 8.30am and 5.30pm, Monday to Friday. Within these hours, we have reception staff to help direct people to the relevant meeting rooms.

For after hours and weekend bookings, additional charges may be incurred if your event requires staff to work overtime.

You will also be charged for any damage to the facility occurring as a result of your use of the facilities.

Level 6 seminar room

Level 6 seminar room accommodates no more than 110 people in theatre-style seating arrangement; or up to 60 in a workshop setting.

It can be opened to become an indoor and outdoor flexible catering/ breakout space via retractable doors. You are welcome to use this space and the adjoining staff lounge. However, you will not have exclusive use of this space, as it remains a common area for all staff within the centre.

Features:

  • Data projector and screen
  • Lecturn with host computer and two USB ports, CD drive and lecturn microphone
  • Connection for external laptop via HDMI cables only (VGA not supported)
  • Video conferencing and presenter foldback capabilities
  • One hand held microphone
  • One lapel microphone
  • Zoned lighting control (including spotlights and low spill lighting)
  • Whiteboard walls for enquired learning
  • AV support available through ICT Helpdesk x16000

Other meeting rooms

All large meeting rooms have:

  • Teleconferencing facilities
  • Data projector and screen
  • Connection for external laptop via HDMI cables (VGA not supported)

There are breakout spaces outside all the large meeting rooms that can be used for catering.

Catering

It is the event organisers responsibility to arrange catering. One of our preferred suppliers listed below must be used. Please organise cleaning immediately after the event to avoid incurring cleaning charges.

AV Support

The University provides AV support between 8am and 9pm AEST Monday – Friday. If your event/meeting falls within these hours, you can call the helpdesk on x16000 using the phone provided in the seminar and meeting rooms on the day for support. Alternatively, you can request for an AV technician to be present in person to help set up or be present for the whole event/ meeting.

University of Sydney staff
You will need to organize your own AV support by logging in a request using the staff self-service portal.

For more information on out of hours/weekend and extended support, contact ICT directly.
E
T 9351 6000.

External audiences
If you are not a University of Sydney staff member, we can place an AV booking request with ICT on your behalf. Please specify your requirements in the booking form. The first 15 minutes of the technician’s time incurs no cost. Any extended AV support during the core hours will cost approximately $80 per hour. All out of hours/ weekend support is charged at a minimum call out fee of approximately $200 for 3 hours and incremental fee for additional hours.

Room set up/Security

University of Sydney staff
If you require security or have specific room set up requirements, you will need to create a service request through Campus Assist Online. For furniture and layout, note the following on your service request: Building code: D17; Problem type: cleaning.

Please note that there is a minimum 48 hour turn around time for these requests to be actioned.

External audiences
If you have specific room set up and security requirements, please note these in the booking form and we will log these jobs with Campus Assist on your behalf. Any costs incurred will be passed on to you.

Fees and charges
Please note that fees and charges may apply for external parties when booking facilities and University services.
Charges may also apply for Sydney University Staff using facilities and University services after hours and on weekends

Signage

Please organise stand up boards for any signs/notices within the research and education hub.