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Edinburgh Business School

Edinburgh Business School offers state of the art facilities including lecture theatres, breakout rooms and a private dining area ideal for conferences, seminars and meetings; as well as a bright spacious Atrium that lends itself to hosting exhibitions, dinners and receptions. We offer onsite accommodation in our 30 bedroom hotel conveniently serviced by excellent transport networks.

Heriot-Watt University lies in the peaceful landscaped acres of Riccarton Campus, 7 miles west of Edinburgh city centre. Edinburgh Business School is easily accessible from the M8 and city bypass, and is just a ten minute journey from Edinburgh Airport. Ample complimentary car parking spaces are available.

The Facilities
The School has two purpose-built lecture theatres that can both take up to 100 delegates. These can be set up in a variety of formats to facilitate any event type. Each theatre includes six break-out rooms for up to 8 delegates and each theatre has its own lounge area making it perfect for serving refreshments.

The venue offers complimentary Wi-Fi throughout and the theatres come with inbuilt AV including a PC with cables for laptop connection as well as a projector, screen, document camera and inbuilt microphones.

Our events catering, delivered through Inspire Catering, offer delegates a wide variety of exceptionally high quality and nutritious options for any occasion. Suggested menus are available but equally our Head Chef can deliver bespoke ideas or requirements for any event. Inspire Catering hold a Healthy Living Award and use Fairtrade and Ethical products.

On Campus accommodation
Onsite accommodation is a two-minute walk away, in the Paul Stobart Building, a spacious complex of 30 en-suite bedrooms located over three floors. All rooms have King-sized beds, complimentary Wi-Fi and ample desk space for private study. A private balcony or patio provides the ideal space for quiet reflection after a demanding day of seminars or lectures.


Heriot Watt University, Riccarton Campus, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH14 4AS
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Meeting Rooms

Capacity by configuration Dimensions
Banquet Boardroom Cabaret Classroom Reception Theatre Area Height
Atrium 64 325m2 8.0m
Kennedy Meeting Room 12 24m2 2.7m
North Pod 22 60 73 165m2 3.0m
North Pod Breakout 1 6 14m2 2.7m
North Pod Breakout 2 6 14m2 2.7m
North Pod Breakout 3 6 14m2 2.7m
North Pod Breakout 4 6 14m2 2.7m
North Pod Breakout 5 6 16m2 2.7m
North Pod Breakout 6 6 16m2 2.7m
North Pod Breakout 7 6 16m2 2.7m
North Pod Lounge 20 40m2 2.7m
Private Dining Area 46 20 60 46 80m2 3.0m
South Pod 22 60 73 100 165m2 3.0m
South Pod Breakout 1 8 14m2 2.7m
South Pod Breakout 2 8 14m2 2.7m
South Pod Breakout 3 8 14m2 2.7m
South Pod Breakout 4 8 14m2 2.7m
South Pod Breakout 5 8 16m2 2.7m
South Pod Breakout 6 8 16m2 2.7m
South Pod Lounge 20 40m2 2.7m