Conference Venue

john galsworthy building

The 4th Annual UK and Ireland Institutional Research conference is hosted by Kingston University. The university is located in Kingston upon Thames, a busy riverside town on the borders of London and Surrey.

Campus and Conference Facilities

All conference activities, i.e. keynotes, breakouts, lunches and coffee breaks will take place at the Penrhyn Road Campus of Kingston University, close to Kingston town centre.

The heart of the campus is the four-storey Main Building, which will house the conference’s keynote lectures, and the new John Galsworthy (JG) Building. This complex brings lecture theatres, flexible teaching space and information technology suites together around a landscaped courtyard. All the conference’s breakout sessions will be held in teaching rooms on the 1st and 3rd floors of JG, while registration and coffee/lunch breaks will take place on the 2nd floor. Internet access/ computer facilities will also be available to participants on the ground floor.

Campus Map and Driving Directions

  • Penrhyn Road Campus (2.4 MB PDF)
  • Driving Directions (472 KB PDF)

Key Areas

  • Keynote lecture theatre: PR Main Building (PRMBCLT)
  • Breakout rooms: John Galsworthy Building – 1st and 3rd floor
  • Registration/conference information, lunch and coffee breaks: John Galsworthy Building, Room 2002
  • Work space and computer facilities: John Galsworthy Building, ground floor, Skills Space

Campus Address

Penrhyn Road Campus, Penrhyn Road, Kingston upon Thames,
Surrey KT1 2EE

Kingston University

Kingston University is the largest provider of higher education in south-west London with a strong civic commitment and a history dating back to the opening of Kingston Technical Institute in 1899. The university is located at four sites within Kingston upon Thames, and offers a wide range of courses within seven faculties. The 23000 strong student population come from a diverse range of educational and ethnic backgrounds.

Dates to remember

  • 7th March 2011
    Registration opens
  • 25th March 2011
    Notification of acceptance
  • 6th May 2011
    Early Bird registration ends
  • 3rd June 2011
    Final registration
  • 16th/17th June 2011
    Conference dates

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