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Vertigo is located on level 8 and is the most adaptable of the USSA'a venues. This space is versatile with the capacity to accomodate up to 500 people when standing, or 240 on its retractable seating system. Vertigo has two large screen fixed-projectors and can be separated into two rooms by a dividing wall, which provides the opportunity to operate different functions simultaneously. There is a raised stage at the front of the venue which is fully equipped with all AV equipment necessary for live events. 

Vertigo is a flexible veue, accomodating all events from cofereces to live music events. Our four meeting rooms are adjacent to Vertigo and these can be utilised as break out rooms during a conference. 

Vertigo Theatre Style Floor plan  Capacity: 
  • Seated - 240
  • Standing - 500

Suitable for: 

  • Social events & parties 
  • Formal dinners & drinks receptions 
  • Conferences 
  • Meetings and seminars 
  • Exhibitions and tradig stalls 
  • DJ and live performance 


  • AV equipment and lighting 
  • 2 x fixed projectors and screens 
  • Retractable seating (full or half room) 
  • Stage (11.4m w 5.2m d x 3.7m h) 
  • Electrical power points 
  • Licensed Bar 
  • Catering 
  • Staffing 
  • Built in room divider can split room into two separate areas
Vertigo Partitioned floor plan
 Vertigo Cabaret Style floor plan

For more information on bookings, or to book a room contact us at: space@theunion.strath.ac.uk

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