Education Research Symposium at Oxford
Education Research Symposium at Oxford



There are three major airports within 90 minutes of Oxford; London Heathrow, Gatwick and Birmingham International,all well-served by direct coach connections to Oxford.



Once you are in Oxford the city bus service is excellent. Use the Oxford Bus Company App to track your bus, plan your journey, find bus stops near you and purchase tickets.


Accommodation costs are not included in the registration fees and participants must arrange their own accommodation. Below are suggestions for transportation and accommodation.

The University of Oxford and its colleges have over 6, 000 comfortable bedrooms, from the contemporary tothe more traditional.Oxford Colleges offer accommodation on an individual basis, providing a unique opportunity to stay in a historic Oxford College room ear in the college hall and wander through the college's gardens. These centrally-located rooms start at£50. Check availability and book online on the Conference Oxford website or the University Rooms website. Rooms typically become available closer to the requested date. Revisit the website if nothing is available now.

There are also several hotels and B&Bs a few minutes walking distance from the conference venue.

The YHA Oxford is located beside the Oxford Train station and offers the least expensive accommodation option. Membership is not a requirement. Private rooms are available, some with ensuite bathrooms. 

Below is a selection of websites that give further information about places to stay in Oxford.

All are within walking or city bus distance from our Symposium site.

Principal Oxford Spires Hotel

1.15 mi/31 min

Holiday Inn Express Oxford Kassam Stadium

3.97 mi/1hr 48 min

Sportsview Guest House

1.0 mi/28 min

Cotswold Lodge Classic Hotel

0.62 mi/17 min

Bocardo Hotel

0.18 mi/4 min

Marlborough House Hotel

1.91 mi/51 min

MacDonald Randolph Hotel

0.6 mi/2 min

Holiday Inn Oxford

4.0 mi/1 hr 49 min

Cotswold House

2.05 mi/55 min

Tree Hotel at Iffley

2.36 mi/46 min

Ethos Hotel

0.86 mi/18 min

Royal Oxford Hotel

0.49 mi/14 min

St Hughs College

0.92 mi/25 min

Magdalen College

0.74 mi/20 min

St Margarets Hotel

0.92 mi/25 min


Keep in mind that fees change and it helps to book long in advance.

Participants handle contacting the accommodation providers. This information is for the benefit of the participants only. We have no association with any of these organisations or websites.

Abstract Submission and Registration is now open for December 2018 and March 2019 symposia. Abstracts are reviewed on a rolling basis and notifications sent within ten days of submission. The deadline for abstract submissions for the December Session is 10 November 2018.

Some participants from the summer 2018 symposium
Some participants from the summer 2017 symposium.
St John's College - venue of Summer 2017 Symposium
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