I have just registered as student to attend the conference. I was wondering to whom I should send my proof of student status?
Online booking is now available for credit/debit card payments. You may request an invoice if you prefer but please note that a purchase order number is required.
Please select the appropriate form to register online:
NB – full-time and PGCE students are entitled to free registration, but we recommend that you use the card payment form in case you wish to pay for any extras such as tickets for social events.
Take advantage of the Early Bird Booking Rates to save £11 per day on the standard registration fees. Bookings must be made before 6 January 2017.
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Attendance at Conference is by pre-registration only
Your registration fee includes refreshments, buffet lunch and full access to lectures, workshops, forums, the exhibition and day-time receptions.
Please note: accommodation must be booked separately.
Free student registration
Free registration is available to all full-time and PGCE students. Online booking for students is available but proof of status may be required e.g. email copy of your NUS card. Bookings may not be processed without this proof. Please note: student registration does not include lunch, however there are several outlets where you can purchase food.
Information for Overseas Delegates
The Geographical Association welcomes delegates from outside the UK. Please note full payment prior to Conference must be made by all overseas participants. This can made online using a credit/debit card or by sending an international bankers draft in Pounds Sterling. We regret that we are unable to issue an Invitation Letter to participants outside the UK.
The Holiday Inn Guildford is offering special Conference rates for bed and breakfast accommodation. Rooms at the hotel are £115 a night single occupancy and £125 a night double occupancy. Call 0871 942 9036 quoting Promo/Corporate Code C5F to receive the discounted rates. Please note bookings cannot be made online using this code.
You can also find your own accommodation on the Visit Guildford website.
Advance booking for social events
In addition to the main Conference programme, a number of social events will take place on the Thursday and Friday evenings which need to be booked in advance. This year's events include the annual Conference Dinner, beer tasting, networking with quiz and Conference TeachMeet. Further information is available on the Events page.
Pre-booking is also required for the free public lecture and awards presentations taking place on the afternoon of Thursday 20 April.
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High. I have just registered for the conference as a student. Should i expect any communication confirming my registration? And how do i send proof of my status as a student?
A confirmation letter and badge will follow in the post this week. Please email proof of your student status to firstname.lastname@example.org
I have just registered for the GA Conference however I am yet to receive a confirmation email for my payment. Just wondering if this could be resent through to me please
I am currently in my training year as a schools direct students @ Hawkley Hall High School. I have heard about this from a lecture @ MMU.
I have been told the conference is free for students, just wondering if i have to sign up anywhere?
Although free to students you are still required to sign-up via the booking links at the top of this page. As you progress through the online booking you'll be able to select the free student attendance option.
Hi, I am not doing PGCE, but am doing the un-salaried schools direct course, would this still class me for free entry?
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