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Autumn University Conference, Wales 2016

Autumn University Conference
18th-20th November, 2016
Cefn Lea, Wales, UK

 

Proclaiming the Gospel for the Fulfilment of God’s Eternal Purpose

ELIGIBILITY
This conference is intended for university students but is also open to those 16 and over (in A Levels or equivalent). Those under the age of 18 must print and bring with them the following consent form signed by a parent or adult with parental responsibility. The consent form can be downloaded by clicking here.

LOCATION: Cefn Lea Park, Newtown, Wales, UK

DATES

  • Registration opens Sunday 18 September.
  • Registration closes Sunday 6 November.
  • Late registrations may not be accepted due to conference preparations. Do your best to register early!

COSTS: 

The cost for the conference is £90, regardless of the number of nights you are staying.  This amount will cover the cost of printed material, lodging and meals during the conference.

PAYMENT
Payment for the conference registration is now online! Once you have completed and submitted your registration form you will be directed to pay via your Paypal account or Credit/Debt card. This will show on your statement as ‘AMANATRUST’.

Online payment is required for registration. In order to make adequate arrangements for the conference, we can only give places in the conference to those who have filled out the online form and paid. For example, if you have filled out the online registration form but have not paid before the deadline, you will not be registered for the conference. Please email conference@unistudents.eu with any problems, concerns or questions regarding registration and payment.

Refund Policy: You must inform us by the end of  Lord’s Day, 6th November of any cancellations. Cancellations made by end of 6th November will receive a full refund. There will be no refunds after 6th November.

CONFERENCE SCHEDULE

Friday, 18 November: Arrive by 18:00 for dinner; first meeting is 19:30.
Saturday, 19 November: Meetings, group times and activities during the day.
Lord’s Day, 20 November: Meeting in the morning followed by lunch. Depart at 13:30.

 

LODGING
Accommodation will be in chalets and you should expect a minimum of double-occupancy. The camp provides only a pillow and a duvet, so bring your own pillowcase, bed linen and duvet covers/or sleeping bag. It will be cold without bedding! If you are unable to bring linen, you will be able to hire linen at the conference center for a £5 charge.

MEALS
All meals on-site are included in the conference registration fee. When completing the online registration form, please only indicate medically certified food related conditions, such as allergies and intolerances.

THINGS TO BRING

  • Bible
  • Hymnal
  • Clothes and footwear for outdoor and sporting activities
  • Toiletries, earplugs, medicines
  • Pillowcase, sleeping bag or bed linen and duvet cover
  • Pocket money
  • A burning spirit (Rom. 12:11) and loving heart (Mark 12:30)!

PARKING
There are plenty of parking spaces at the entrance of the Park.

WEATHER
The temperature in Cefn Lea in November is likely to be between 5-10 degrees Celsius. Please pack accordingly and be prepared for rain or other adverse weather conditions.

TRAVEL CONSIDERATIONS
If you are not travelling by car, we would encourage travel by train. Group train tickets sell at a cheaper rate. If there is a group travelling from one area, you could look into hiring a van together.

Here are a few options for travelling to Cefn Lea Park:

Train to Newtown (Powys)
There will be a shuttle pick up from Newtown station at 4.10pm and at 6.10pm. Please indicate your arrival time in your registration. Anyone arriving outside of these times should make their own arrangements.

The journey time between London Euston and Newtown is approximate 3 hours 20 minutes, and the cost varies. There is at least one change (usually Birmingham).

The journey time between Birmingham and Newtown is approximately 1 hour 40 minutes, and is a direct train (no changes). Train frequency is every two hours.

Driving/Own Arrangement
Cefn Lea Park is on the A483 Newtown to Llandrindod Wells road, about 1 mile south of the village of Dolfor. The entrance to the site is on the right as you travel from Newtown.

The exact address is:
Cefn Lea Park,
Dolfor, Newtown, Powys,
SY16 4AJ,
WALES

(http://www.cefnlea.co.uk)

If you need to take public transport from Newtown to Cefn Lea, take bus 86A or X85 and then walk. Alternatively, walk to Dolfor and take TrawsCymru T4 and then walk 6 minutes to Cefn Lea. It should also be possible to take a taxi from the train station (15-minute drive to Cefn Lea Park).

OVERSEAS ARRIVALS
Birmingham Airport
We recommend that you fly into Birmingham International Airport. From there you can take the train from Birmingham to Newtown (Powys) and we can pick you up. (Note: This is much shorter than travelling from London).

Other Airports
You can also fly into Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton or Stansted airports. However, due to limited resources, we cannot pick you up from any airport. Remember to give yourself enough time to catch the train or your other means of getting to Wales. If you fly into London, please arrive no later than 10:00 Friday and fly out no earlier than 21:00 Monday. We suggest you fly together with others from your area.

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