Facilities & Services

  • Room & Equipment Hire

    The Institute provides rooms and equipment hire services outside of our scheduled teaching activities during daytime, evenings, weekends and vacation times, individually or collectively.  All rooms (excluding training kitchen) have an Internet connection and the price are listed below.

    Room Hire

    Room Types, Facilities & Location

    Capacity (seating)

    Weekday

    Weekend & Evening

        (09:00-17:00) 
    Minimum hire 2 hours
    (09:00-21:00)
    Minimum hire 3 hours

    Lecture Hall (ground floor, standing up to 120)

    80

    £50 per hour

    £70 per hour

    Training Kitchen (ground floor, 12 gas ranges and industrial equipments)

    60

    £70 per hour

    £95 per hour

    Meeting Room 3 (ground floor)

    10

    £25 per hour

    £35 per hour

    Meeting Room 5 (ground floor)  5  £20 per hour  £30 per hour

    Meeting Room 8 (first floor)

    15

    £30 per hour

    £40 per hour

    Meeting Room 9 (first floor)

    20

    £30 per hour

    £40 per hour

    Equipment Hire

    Types of Equipment

    In-house Usage
    (per day / within office hours)

    Portable Notebook PC

    £50

    Portable Digital Projector

    £25

    Portable Projector Screen (80" diagonal screen)

    £10

    Portable Overhead Projector

    £15

    Professional Digital Voice Recorder (H4N Handy Recorder with 1GB Memory Card)

    £30

    Digital Video-camera (Sony Exmor HDR-XR520)

    £50

    Tripod (for Video-camera)

    £5

    PA System (for Lecture Hall only)

    £50

    Package Deal A (Notebook Computer, Digital Projector, and Projector Screen)

    £60

    Package Deal B (Notebook Computer, Digital Projector, Projector Screen and PA System)

    £100

    Please click here to download the Booking Form.

  • Services

    Photocopying and Print Out

    We are unable to provide open access copying facilities for students. However, Reception staff is happy to make copies and/or print out from a computer for your immediate course use. Please give us enough time before your class for this to happen.

    15p per A4 copy, 20p double sided per A4 copy; 20p per A3 copy, 30p double sided per A3 copy. (Please be aware of copyright issues in any photocopying requested.)

    Community Services

    We also provide the following community services:

    • Copy Typing (English): £8 per 1000 words from handwritten copy, £7 per 1000 words from the typed copy.
    • Copy Typing (Chinese): £10 per 1000 words from handwritten copy, £9 per 1000 words from the typed copy.
    • Translation (English to Chinese): £0.16 per word from handwritten copy, £0.12 per word from the typed copy; minimum charge 500 words. 
    • Interpretation, please contact us for further details.

    If handwriting is hard to decipher we will notify you of the revised price for your agreement before commencement. The final document would be e-mailed to you to ensure a speedy return of your completed work.

  • Catering Services

    Catering services can be provided along with your room hire, we provide the following menus:

    Refreshment (£10 per head):

    • Morning and mid-morning coffee, tea, and confectionary
    • Afternoon tea and coffee with biscuits

    Buffet Lunch & Refreshment (£30 per head, minimum 10 people per booking):

    • Morning and mid-morning coffee, tea, and confectionary
    • Buffet sandwiches lunch with fruit, orange juice, mineral water, tea, and coffee
    • Afternoon tea and coffee with biscuits

    For the party or special function, the Day Delegate Package (inclusive of room hire and food) can be arranged, price from £45 per head.

    For any queries you may have in relation to our catering services or would like to have a tailor-made menu, please contact us for discussion.