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Sancta Sophia College

Sancta Sophia College is in a fantastic location on the edge of the CBD and within the grounds of the University of Sydney, Sancta and is a grand residential College built-in 1925. With its spectacular heritage rooms, high ceilings, wood panelling and fireplaces, you are surrounded by history. Sancta provides a variety of flexible meeting and event options centred around a green and lush Quadrangle. Accommodating large conference spaces up to 120 guests to smaller boardroom meetings for 15 with breakout spaces. Luncheons and dinners for 200 or weddings for 400 cocktail style. Private dining for 20 and rooftop terrace drinks for 80. The multipurpose spaces of Sancta are perfect for hosting events to match your vision. We offer in-house catering and beverages or you may bring in your own caterer. In addition to venue spaces, Sancta has modern accommodation rooms with ensuites available for hire to provide the complete event solution for private and corporate functions alike.  Our dedicated and experienced Events Team are committed to providing all the assistance you need to make your event a truly memorable one.

Sancta Sophia College Function Rooms

Shanahan Room

Shanahan Room

This heritage dining room has been exceptionally well maintained, with original details and furnishings and a charming courtyard. Perfect for: boardroom meetings, breakfast/lunch/dinner events, conference breakout room.

16
Price on Request
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Library

Library

This petite heritage room offers direct access to our beautiful Quadrangle garden, and surrounds its guests with walls decorated with historic book collections. The Library is a superb choice for intimate gatherings, classroom-style events,...

25
50
From $335
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Rooftop Terrace

Rooftop Terrace

With stunning city skyline views and overlooking Sydney Tower, the Graduate House Rooftop Terrace is welcoming and intimate. This space is a favourite for rooftop cocktail parties, morning teas, barbecues and smaller group meet-ups. Perfec...

100
150
From $595
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Sheldon Dining Hall

Sheldon Dining Hall

Sheldon Dining Hall a grand space with the capacity to seat up to 200 guests. The Dining Hall is a magical space for functions, from formal dinners by candlelight to wonderfully presented buffet luncheons.

170
400
From $655
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Fig Tree Terrace

Fig Tree Terrace

Fig Tree Terrace Situated in the modern Graduate House building is a ground floor timber decked courtyard spanning several metres, covered by an ancient fig tree and facing a picturesque garden. Figtree Terrace can accommodate a large numbe...

50
100
From $525
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McDonald Room

McDonald Room

The McDonald Room is part of a more recently added section of Sancta’s main building. With ample natural light and space for up to 120 guests, this space is commonly used for training seminars, retreat days and as one of the main rooms for ...

100
100
From $545
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Common Room

Common Room

Common Room The room can be split into two via a large sliding door in the middle. Perfect for banquets, large conferences, presentations, seminars,  cocktail parties, lunch, dinner or high tea.

70
140
From $525
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Council Room

Council Room

Council Room with its charming high ceilings and windows with green outlooks to The University of Sydney make it a tranquil space for small to medium sized professional events. Perfect for small to medium conferences, pre or post dinner dri...

50
50
From $405
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The Quadrangle

The Quadrangle

The Quadrangle perfect for canape events for up to 400 guests standing with beautiful gardens and suitable for a marquee. Would suit an elegant wedding with its beautiful sandstone surroundings.

250
400
From $2,000
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