Spring European University Conference

22-24 March 2024
De Hoof, Someren, the Netherlands

2023 Autumn University Conference

Christ Revealed in Us, Living in Us, and Being Formed in Us

Dates: 3 – 5 November 2023

Locations: Doncaster, England

Audio recordings of the messages and workshops are now available to listen to and share:

Key Information

Subject: The Center of the Universe

Dates: 22-24 March 2024

Location: De Hoof, Someren, the Netherlands

Registration Fee: €92 (accommodation, meals, and conference handbook)

Registration Deadline: 10 March 2024

Please read all the information below. If you have any other questions, feel free to email conference@unistudents.eu.

“And He measured the court, a square, one hundred cubits long and one hundred cubits wide; and the altar was in front of the house.”

Ezekiel 40:47

Location and Travel

This year the conference will be in Someren, the Netherlands at a conference centre called De Hoof.

Airports and Trains

De Hoof is not far from Eindhoven Airport in the Netherlands and Dusseldorf Airport in Germany.  One of the shuttle locations, Helmond Train Station, is on the direct train line from Schiphol Airport in Amsterdam.  We recommend using a service like Google Maps or Rome2Rio to figure out the best way for you to get to De Hoof, if you are traveling via public transport.

Shuttles

There will be shuttles between Eindhoven Airport/Helmond Train Station and the conference venue.  If you choose the shuttle service when you register for the conference, an additional €15 will be added to your total registration fee.  This is a round-trip shuttle service.

We recommend you try to time your arrival to either of the shuttle locations between 4 PM and 6:30 PM on Friday, 22 March.

If you want to come early to help with conference setup, please email us at conference@unistudents.eu so we can work out an earlier shuttle for you. If you are arriving before or after the time window mentioned above, we won’t leave you stranded, but please contact us at conference@unistudents.eu so we can ensure you will have a shuttle.

We recommend that you book train departures from Helmond Train Station after 1:30 PM on Sunday, 24 March, if you don’t want to miss anything happening on the last day of the conference.

Coach from London

The coach will depart from Euston Road, outside King’s Cross Station at 7.30am on Friday, 22nd March 2024. Please arrive at the pickup location 30 minutes before the scheduled departure time to ensure there is no delay.

Seats are limited (only 53) and are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Cost: £80 (register and pay here)

The deadline to reserve your seat is Lord’s Day, 10 March 2024 (the same date as the conference registration deadline).

“The altar, which signifies the cross of Christ, is the center not only of the inner court but also of the entire premises of the temple. This altar is actually the center of the universe. As the center of the universe, the cross points to the all-inclusive death of Christ, which involved God, man, and all the creatures (see note 132 in ch. 43). The death on the cross was the release of God (Luke 12:49-50; John 12:24) and the termination of man and all negative things (Rom. 6:6; Heb. 2:14; 9:26-28; Gal. 6:14; Eph. 2:14-15). In Christ’s death God passed through death in man to be released, and man died in God to be terminated.

The cross is not only the center but also the circumference of God’s holy building. The cross is implied in the gate, in the eating of the sacrifices, in the boiling houses, and in the tables on which the sacrifices are slain. Thus, the cross spreads in every direction and to every corner of God’s building. If we wish to contact God and enjoy His riches in His house, we must pass through the cross.”

Ezekiel 40:47, footnote 1

Important Details

Who this Conference is For

  • University students and those of university age;
  • Students in vocational programmes;
  • Recent graduates;
  • Secondary school students in their final year; 
  • Those who would like to serve with this age group.

General Conference Schedule

A more detailed schedule will be provided closer to the time of the conference. Here is a brief sketch:

  • Check-in opens at 4:30 PM on Friday afternoon, 22 March;
  • Supper starts on Friday at 5:30 PM, lasting until 7:30 PM (if you need us to save dinner for you, please email conference@unistudents.eu);
  • The first session of the conference begins at 7:30 PM on Friday; and
  • The final session of the conference will conclude at approximately 1 PM on Sunday, 24 March; a packed lunch will be provided for you to take on your return journey.

Linen

De Hoof provides each person a bed, mattress and pillow.  If you do not hire bed linen, you will need to bring a pillow case and a sleeping bag, or you can bring a linen set including a blanket/duvet.

If you can’t bring your own bed linen (e.g. you are flying and have limited luggage space), you can hire bed linen at €15 per pack.  Hired bed linen includes a blanket, a blanket cover, a sheet, and a pillowcase. We have a limited supply of bed linen packs for hire, so only hire bed linen if you can’t bring your own.

Everyone (whether hiring bed linen or not) will need to bring their own towel and toiletries.

Dietary Restrictions

Please let us know on the registration form concerning any dietary restrictions you may have.

What to Bring

  • Clothing appropriate for the meetings of the conference, bearing in mind it will be March and so the weather can get chilly;
  • Recreational clothes and footwear you can get dirty as the weather is hard to predict; 
  • A towel;
  • Toiletries;
  • An umbrella;
  • A Bible (if you have one); and
  • Pen/pencil or some means of taking notes.

Registration and Payment

Registration Deadline: March 10, 2024

Registration Fee: €92 (accommodation, meals, and conference handbook)

Cancellation and Refund Policy: No refunds for cancellations of registration will be given after the registration deadline, except at the discretion of the conference organizers and will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Late Payment Fee: If you register, but do not make your payment until after the registration deadline, a €10 late fee will be added to your total (a 1-2 day grace period will be allowed for bank transfers that may take a little longer to clear). The late fee may be waived if you contact us at conference@unistudents.eu to explain why your payment needs to be made after the registration deadline.

Bank Transfers

If you need to make your registration payment via bank transfer, please use the details below to do so.

You MUST include the appropriate reference in your transfer, or we will not be able to match your payment with your registration form.

Your payment reference should be: FirstNameLastNameSEUC24

Account name: EYPW, European Young People’s Work e.V.
Bank name and address: GLS Gemeinschaftsbank eG, 44774 Bochum
IBAN: DE96 4306 0967 1085 5678 00
BIC: GENODEM1GLS

If you have any other questions, don’t hesitate to reach out to us at conference@unistudents.eu.

United Kingdom University Work is a registered charity in England and Wales (#1175012).

Contact us

conference@unistudents.eu

483 Green Lanes,
London, N13 4BY

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