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GUU Building Exterior


  • How long is my hire and when can I have access to the space?
    Our hire fees are based on an approximately 8-hour hire, typically 9am-5pm or 5pm-close. For daytime hire, access is usually granted at 9am when the building opens and for evenings 5pm. Earlier access and longer hires can be arranged with the events team, although this will incur additional costs.
  • Is the use of AV equipment included?
    Use of AV equipment requires a separate hire fee, except for university events. Please get in touch for more details.
  • Can I bring external catering?
    Unfortunately, we do not allow external catering. We have an excellent in-house catering team, please get in touch with the events office to discuss options.
  • Can I bring alcohol and pay for corkage?
    Corkage is allowed only for cheese and wine events and must be arranged with the events team prior to your event. This is charged at £3.50 per bottle of wine.
  • Do GUU bars accept cash or cards?
    Our bars accept both cash and card payments. Please be aware that there is a £5 minimum for card payments.
  • Where is the nearest cash machine?
    There is a cash machine located on the basement level of the GUU building.
  • Am I able to see the space before booking?
    You are welcome to view any spaces before or after confirming a booking, appointments are typically offered 10am-4:30pm Monday-Friday depending on availability. Please get in touch with the events team to organise a visit.
  • Is parking available?
    There is no onsite parking, but pay and display spaces are available on Gibson Street and park and ride spaces are available a 5-minute walk away at Kelvinbridge Subway Station.
  • How do I get to the GUU by public transport?
    Bus - First Group buses Simplicity services 4 and 4A , bus routes 15 and 370 and Stagecoach bus services X25, X25A, X76 and X77 all stop on University Avenue by the Main Gate opposite the library. Subway - Kelvinbridge and Hillhead subway stations are both within a short walking distance of the venue.
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