Update: Due to demand for this event exceeding the capacity of the original venue, it has now been relocated over the road from University Place to the Cordingley lecture theatre in the humanities building.
Getting to EMiT
EMiT 2014 will be held in the Cordingley lecture theatre in the humanities building, just off Oxford road, this is highlighted on the map below where it is possible to generate your own set of navigation instructions.
A PDF of the University of Manchester south campus with travel details can be downloaded here: EMiT Travel
A complete map of the university campus can be found here: Campus
An interactive complete map of the campus can be found here: Interactive campus
For those coming by car, there are a number of car parks available throughout the university campus and all are marked on the static and interactive campus maps provided above. However, we recommend using car park D (Booth Street West), as it is closest to the venue.
General travel instructions to find Oxford Road are as follows:
From Manchester Airport
Take bus 43, or a train to Piccadilly or Oxford Road Railway Stations and proceed from there.
Mantax Taxis 0161 230 3333; Union Cars 0161 225 5566; Black Cabs 0161 227 1888
A typical taxi fare from the City Centre to Manchester University in a black cab is £4-£6.
From Piccadilly Railway Station catch the 147 bus (80p per single trip or £1.50 for day ticket) and ask for the University.
From Piccadilly Bus Station catch any of the following buses:
14, 16, 41, 42, 43, 44, 48, 111, 140, 142, 157 and 250
A bus fare costs approx. 80p-£1.20 for a single journey.
From Victoria Railway Station, catch the Metro tram to Piccadilly Bus Station and catch one of above services
Hotels Near the Conference
As EMiT is being held in the heart of the University of Manchester campus there are plenty of city-centre options for those looking to stay over, however a brief list of close venues is as follows, with prices ranging from £65-75 per night:
Days Inn Hotel, Weston Building, Sackville Street, Manchester M1 3BB
Ibis, Charles Street, Manchester M1 7DG
Holiday Inn Express, Oxford Road, Manchester
Travelodge, Upper Brook Street, Manchester