5e Conference Internationale sur L’Acquisition d’une 3e Langue et le Plurilinguisme.
Frequently Asked Questions
1. What should I bring to present my paper?
If you are planning to use PowerPoint, please bring your presentation on a USB stick (ie, pen drive) or on a CD-Rom. The computers do not have floppy drives. A computer and projector will be provided. If you need any other equipment, please let us know.
2. Where do I go on campus for the conference?
The conference is being held in Pathfoot Building, which is the building at the top of the slope by the front gate to the university. It is 5 minutes walk from AK Davidson Hall, and 10 minutes walk from Stirling Management Centre. All are on Stirling University’s campus.
There are two bus stops on campus: Pathfoot is the first stop (walk up the steps), and Cottrell is the second stop (the main hub of the university where the McRobert Arts Centre, and bank and bookshop are).
Click here for a map of the campus.
3. How do I get to Stirling University from Edinburgh/ Glasgow?
From Edinburgh Airport to Waverley Train Station/ Haymarket Train Station
From Waverley Train Station/ Haymarket Train Station to Stirling Train Station
On Sundays, the trains run once an hour, at 33 minutes past the hour, and take 50-58 minutes. The last train is at 22.33 (arriving 23.24).
The train costs £6.20 for a single trip after 9.30am, and £8.20 for a single before 9.30am.
From Edinburgh to Stirling by bus
Service 913 goes from Edinburgh to Stirling: http://www.citylink.co.uk/images/timetables_online/May07/Edin2Skye.pdf
Service 909 (Citylink) from Edinburgh bus station to both Stirling bus station and Stirling University does NOT operate on Sundays, unfortunately, but it does run the other days of the week: http://www.citylink.co.uk/images/timetables_online/October%202006/edin_dunblane_30_10_06.pdf
From Glasgow Airport to the Train Station
Taxis cost about £20 if you take an airport taxi, but perhaps £12 or so if you phone for a taxi from the airport eg, tel: 954 1212 - you need to wait for 10 minutes or so, and arrange where to meet the driver. The journey should take about 25 minutes.
From Glasgow Queen Street Train Station to Stirling Train Station
On Sundays, the trains run once an hour, at either 30 mins or 40 mins past the hour (it’s not regular), and take 30-40 minutes. The last train is at 23.35 (arriving 00.09).
The train costs £5.90 for a single trip after 9.30am, and £6.40 for a single before 9.30am.
From Stirling Train Station to Stirling University
There is a taxi stand in front of the station. A taxi from Stirling train station to Stirling Management Centre, on Stirling University's campus takes perhaps 10 minutes, and costs £7. It’s not necessary to tip the driver, but people usually round up to the nearest pound.
USEFUL INFORMATION (in addition to the information given on the L3 website):