Travel to Glasgow & The University of Strathclyde
Technology and Innovation Strathclyde Business School
Centre Building (TIC) University of Strathclyde
University of Strathclyde 199 Cathedral Street
Inovo Building Glasgow
121 George Street G4 0QU
The Conference will be held in the Technology and Innovation Centre building (TIC) and the Business School which are part of the University of Strathclyde. The TIC centre is a brand new state of the art conference facility located in Glasgow City Centre and close to the Business School. It is just a short walk from Glasgow’s popular George Square as well as the many shops, bars and restaurants.
The TIC Centre opened in March 2015 and is an excellent compact venue with impressive facilities including a tiered auditoria and several meeting rooms of varying sizes. This flagship building brings together multi-disciplinary researchers, and embraces industry with a range of state-of-the-art facilities for industry-led research.
Strathclyde Business School was founded in 1948 and is a pioneering, internationally renowned academic organisation that shapes and develops the business minds of tomorrow. This was recognised in 2016 when the Business School was named ‘Business School of the Year’ at the Times Higher Education Awards 2016.
How to Get There:
Glasgow International Airport is the closest airport to The University of Strathclyde and is situated only 10 miles away. A taxi from Glasgow International Airport to The University of Strathclyde will take approximately 20 minutes and cost around £20.00. Glasgow Prestwick Airport is also located in close proximity, situated 34 miles away and is served by a large number of budget airlines.
Edinburgh International Airport is approximately 38 miles (a 45 minute drive) from The University of Strathclyde. Edinburgh International Airport is the busiest airport in Scotland and hosts over 313 flights a day, serving Europe and the rest of the world. The Citylink Air service runs regularly from Edinburgh to Glasgow city centre with departures every 30 minutes at peak times, seven days a week. The journey takes approximately 60 minutes. You can buy your ticket online, at the VisitScotland information desk or from the driver on board. Find more information at Citylink. Alternatively, the taxi rank is located at the pickup zone within the airport and will take approximately 45 minutes.
From England and the South
Via the M6 and M74 motorways. Leave the M74 Jct 4 to join the M73 Jct 1. Leave the M73 Jct 2 to join the M8 Jct 8 westbound. Exit the M8 Jct 15 for the University.
From Stirling and the North
Via the M9, M80 and M8 motorways. Traffic from Fife should follow signs for the Kincardine Bridge and then join the M876. Leave the M8 Jct 15 for the University.
From Edinburgh and the East
Via the M8 motorway. East Lothian and Northumberland traffic on the A1 should take the A720. Edinburgh City By-pass to join the M8. Tyneside traffic should take the A69 Carlisle Road and join the M6 at Jct 44, the intersection with the M74 northbound, then M73 and M8. Leave the M8 Jct 15 for the University.
The nearest car parks are just a short walk away from the Technology & Innovation Centre.
24hr NCP, Montrose Street, G1 1RS (0.2 miles)
• Your parking ticket can be validated at Security Control on the ground floor of the Livingstone Tower (26 Richmond St, G1 1XH), so that a full day’s parking costs £6.00
24hr City Parking, Duke Street, G4 0UW (0.3 miles)
• Your parking ticket can be validated at reception within the Technology & Innovation Centre, so that a full day’s parking costs £4.50
The University of Strathclyde is only 10 minutes from Glasgow Central Bus Station.
The University of Strathclyde is only a 5 minute walk from Glasgow Queen Street Station. Glasgow Central Station is only a 10 minute walk from The University of Strathclyde.
For further information please call National Rail Enquiries on 03457 48 49 50 or visit the website for timetable and price details.