University of Surrey, School of Veterinary Medicine, Surrey, Guildford, GU2 7AD, UK.
Monday, 19th June 2017 from 8:00 to 18:00.
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This Symposium is partly funded by the UK-Brazil Partnering Award, a scheme by the BBSRC. Applicants can also apply for the Houghton Trust travel grant. More information on the application and procedure can be obtained from HERE.
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Holiday Inn: is the closest hotel and is only few minutes walk away from the venue.
Asperion Hotel: is a mile away from the venue.
Look other options in Booking.com and use code Guildford GU2 7AD to search the nearby or cheapest accommodations.
There are economical student accommodations within University of Surrey. Please contact at the following information to book yourself:
With excellent air links, rail and road network, getting to Guildford from overseas or within the UK is easy.
From London Waterloo take the train to Guildford or London Road Guildford. Journey time is approximately 45 minutes.
London Heathrow is the closest airport, the journey taking approximately 1 hour, depending on traffic. 1) From the airport take the Heathrow Express into central London, transfer to London Waterloo mainline station and then follow directions as for train journey. 2) By car, exit the airport and follow signs for M25 towards Gatwick, follow directions for road journey from the M25.
London Gatwick 1) From the airport South Terminal take the Train to Clapham Junction, change for the Guildford train. 2) By car, exit the airport and follow signs for M25 towards Heathrow, follow directions for road journey from the M25.
TRANSPORT SERVICES The one-way cost of a taxi from London Heathrow airport, to The Guildford arranged by us on your behalf, is currently £65.00 + VAT+ Waiting time + Parking charge. (If you were to hail a taxi yourself at the airport then the cost could be much higher).
Driving time is about one hour. An alternative way of getting to us is to take the Heathrow Express train to London Paddington Station, transfer to London Waterloo and catch a train to Guildford
By coach from Heathrow to Woking Station then train to Guildford – Book your seat in advance.
If you wish to spend some time in London first, you could go from Heathrow to Central London by the Underground/Metro.
A few useful, local, telephone numbers are listed below:
Guildford Bus Station Tel: (01483) 575226
Brookwood Cars Tel: (01483) 905 905
Academy Cars Tel: (01483) 747 777
Abco Cars Tel: (01483) 715555
All Rail Enquiries Tel: (08457) 48495
Transport to and from Heathrow Airport – Rail, Coach
National rail enquiries
National Express coach
Follow signs for M25 towards Gatwick, follow directions for road journey from the M25.
A beautiful city and, as you would expect, has all major banks, building societies and a post office. Full of good pubs, restaurants, cinemas, clubs and theatres and really lively in the evening. Lots of things to see & do. On the outskirts there is a Sports Park with Olympic size pool.
http://www.odeon.co.uk/ Cinema complex, Ok to walk to and from
www.surreysportspark.co.uk – plenty of parking and just next to the venue.
www.guildfordspectrum.co.uk – Swimming, Ice skating, bowling and easy to walk to from.
Other nearby places:
The Pirbright Institute
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