The Institute for Social Science Research Long Pocket premises feature unique spaces for hire that are suitable for meetings, workshops, seminars, training and events. Our building is only 100 metres away from an on-site Merlo's cafe, and has beautiful outdoor areas for colleagial interactions in a relaxing wooded area.

Long Pocket is a short 10 min shuttle bus ride away from UQ's St Lucia campus, and has plenty of free parking available.

Contact the Administration team on 07 334 67471 or email for enquires. 

Training room

Accommodates multiple configurations with IT connectivity

The training room allows flexible seating layout options, being a large room of 60sqm. The room has dual presentation screens, one at the front and one at the rear, and natural light from the outside deck area.

Seating options

Theatre style for 40 people

U shape for 16 people

Classroom for 24 people

22 laptops available for training


Half day (under 4 hours) $175

Full day (4 hours or more) $350

+ $20 per laptop setup

+$50 for AV

Board room

Board room
Outfitted with IT connectivity

The board room is the perfect size to conduct a professional yet still intimate meeting for 12 - 20 people. Our board room is 40sqm with natural light and a kitchenette available at the back of the room.


Half day (under 4 hours) $100

Full day (4 hours or more) $200

Open plan event space

Open plan event space
Accommodates multiple configurations

The training and board room open up to become one large space of approx 125sqm. (By comparison, Sir Llew Edwards Level 6 Terrace Room is 174sqm)

The space is perfect for seminars or events, and includes full IT connectivity and a kitchenette.

Seating options       

  • Theatre style with seating for 88 people
  • Stand-up finger food functions/cocktail events for 100 people
  • Mobile furniture enables multiple setup options so please contact us to discuss your needs.


Price on application