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    University was chosen because it is a single site complex with excellent new accommodation, offering bed and breakfast for £35 per night in single en-suite rooms with Internet access, laundry facilities, shopping mall, sport and leisure facilities, 24 hour security monitoring and positioned on the edge of the Belfast Lough offering views of outstanding and ever changing beauty. The complex is buzzing with life and is minutes away from centre of Belfast. Transport by bus, train and taxi is readily available.
 Venue Information
    Venue

The University of Ulster’s Jordanstown campus offers an unrivalled choice of venue for the Conference.  Whether it is academic, executive, sporting or cultural, you may choose from a varied menu of accommodation and other facilities, tailor-made to your exact requirements.

Whatever your accommodation requirements may be, there are 200 en-suite bedrooms allocated to the Conference. These are situated in the campus at the new Dalriada Student Village, in specially designed courtyard development of comfortable apartments.  All bedrooms are broadband-enabled.


Accommodating You...

The campus has its own unique setting and accommodation portfolio, giving delegates and visitors a choice of room configuration.  The majority of single rooms come complete with wash-hand basins and built-in robes, and  all  have  easy  access  to well-equipped kitchens, and laundry facilities.

All rooms are serviced regularly and provided with fresh bed linen, towels, soap and shower gel, etc.  Complimentary tea and coffee are also provided.  There is a small corner shop/convenience store within the Village which sells a full range of items, and there is an ATM/cash machine close by.  In addition, vending machines are available nearby, offering beverages and confectionery 24 hours a day.

The campus has ample car parking facilities for private vehicles and coaches, and the entire site is monitored 24 hours a day by CCTV and University security personnel.

A small number of bedrooms are set aside for people with disabilities, and we would be happy to discuss your individual circumstances.  There are also 2 person apartments, and a number of family flats.


Conference Facilities

The University boasts an extensive range of meeting and seminar rooms, together with modern lecture theatres with seating capacities for up to 1,500.  In addition, there are specialist halls, drama workshops, computer laboratories, etc., as well as a television studio and a range of smaller rooms.  Multi-media and video-conferencing facilities can be made available if requested, as can on-site technical and secretarial support,  including word processing, printing and language translation, etc.

Catering

Meals may be self-catered or provided in the University’s comprehensive dining and snack-bar areas.  Our Catering Department can offer a variety of service styles and menus to suit most needs.  These range from a packed lunch to a six course formal banquet, and cover special dietary needs where requested.  Out of hours provision is available by prior arrangement, and our on-site Catering Manager will be pleased to discuss any particular requirements you may have.

Sport & Recreation

Visitors to any of our residential  campuses have the University of Ulster’s superb sport and recreational amenities open to them.  These include all-weather playing fields and pitches, high performance fitness suites/gymnasia, a solarium, squash and tennis courts, and, at Jordanstown, a hydrotherapy/plunge pool.  At Jordanstown enthusiastic walkers or  joggers may  take advantage of the University’s extensive grounds.

Getting About

Northern Ireland has excellent road and rail networks, facilitating quick and ready access within the province, and onward to other parts of the British Isles.  The University’s campuses are conveniently situated for Belfast International Airport and Belfast City Airport.  In addition, Derry City Airport provides a service for the North-West.  There are regular ferry services to and from the ports of Larne and Belfast, and a high speed service to or from Scotland takes little over an hour by sea. Northern Ireland public transport information is available from www.translink.co.uk

As well as the excellent on-campus resources, there is ready access to the local amenities nearby.  Northern Ireland is renowned for its un-spoilt landscape, and the campus is in close proximity to areas of outstanding natural beauty, each offering facilities for fishing, hiking, golfing, pony trekking and other popular pursuits.