TAROT Summer School 2008 Information for Delegates Arriving in Bath See the Summer School website for directions (http://tarot.brunel.ac.uk/location.aspx). If you are arriving by train then it is best to get a taxi to the campus. See below for details regarding the location of accommodation and where to collect keys. Please note: the restaurants and bars will be closed on Sunday evening. So, it is best to either eat on your way to Bath or eat in Bath before travelling up to the campus. Of course, there are many good restaurants in Bath! Smoking All internal areas are designated as non-smoking. The Parade is also non-smoking in its entirety. Smoking is permitted in open areas, sited well away from buildings. (As a general guide, areas more than 4 metres from any building). Smoking is also permitted in designated areas near buildings. The location of designated smoking areas will be indicated by signs. Special events may prohibit smoking in external areas on grounds of safety. Warning – if you set off a fire alarm through smoking then the University will be charged £1000 and will pass this on to you! Security The University Security Office is located in the Library, on the main Parade, and is manned 24 hours a day. All security staff are trained in First Aid. In an emergency they can be contacted from any internal University phone by dialling 666. For non- emergencies they can be contacted on extension 5349, or 01225 385349. The Campus Please see the campus map (http://www.bath.ac.uk/maps/campusmap.html). All accommodation is in Polden Court (on the left of the campus map) and the meetings and registration are in building 6W (to the right of the West Car Park). If you get lost on campus, you can ask directions either to the place you are trying to get to or to security. Collecting Keys Bedroom keys are to be collected from the Accommodation Services Centre, which is located in front of the Westwood Accommodation (this is building 13 on the campus map), during opening hours: Monday to Friday 08:30 to 22:00 Saturday and Sunday 09:00 to 22:00 You can visit the office or call on extension 5883 from an internal phone or 01225 385883 for any enquiries you may have. For arrival outside the Accommodation Services Centre opening hours, room keys can be collected from the Security Office (open 24 hours) located in the Library, on the main Parade. Registration and Meals Registration is on Monday morning, in W61.24, 8:45-9:15am. Here ‘W6’ denotes the building ‘Wessex 6’ (please see the Campus Map). Breakfast is 8am-9am in Wessex Restaurant, which is in Wessex house on Level 2 (all meals are in Wessex Restaurant). Public Transport There is a regular bus service from the University bus stop to the city centre. The Bright Orange Bus, number 18 or 418, is the most frequent and quickest bus service to and from the city centre. The train station is a 5 min walk from the city centre bus station. The Bright Orange operates: Monday to Friday runs from 07:40 until 22:55 approximately every 15mins Saturday runs from 07:40 until 22:55 approximately every 20mins Sunday runs from 08:55 until 22:55 and approximately every 30mins Taxis Abbey Cars 01225 444444 Bath Taxis 01225 447777 City Taxis 01225840333 Sports Facilities The University of Bath caters for elite athletes and people of all abilities alike, and many of its facilities are open to the public. The University has two swimming pools, a 50 metre pool which is located in the Sports Training Village (STV) and a 25m pool which is behind Founders Hall. These are both available for use by members of the public (including delegates!) at certain times, for further information and timings please contact the STV reception on 01225 386339. Informal Hospitality & Campus Facilities For delegates arriving outside of the times for the pre-booked catering there are informal eating areas available on campus: The Parade Bar Located on The Parade Level 2, this fully licensed bar offers a wide selection of food and snacks throughout the day and is open as follows: Monday to Friday 11:00 to 23:00 Saturday & Sunday: Closed until further notice Dolche Vita An espresso bar located on The Parade Level 2 next to the Fresh Shop. The café is open for breakfast and light snacks, speciality teas and coffees at the following times: Monday to Friday 08:00 to 17:00 Saturday and Sunday 09:00 to 16:00 Blues Café Situated in the hub of the STV, the Blues Café is a contemporary café serving breakfast, light snacks and baguettes through to early evening meals, with a healthy slant. There is also a licensed bar. Monday to Friday 08:00 to 21:00 (food served until 18:00) Saturday and Sunday 09:00 to 19:30 (food served until 17:30) Wireless Access and public PCs Delegates can access the wireless network from their personal laptops in a number of social areas (bars & restaurants) across campus using a BUCS username and password account that will be provided. Personal laptops must have a wireless card to access the Internet and be configured to the university network. See http://www.bath.ac.uk/bucs/networking/wireless/ for details. Public PCs are available on-campus and can be used by conference delegates, using their BUCS username and password, which can also be used in. Access to the PCs is on a first come, first served basis and cannot be guaranteed. Health & Safety Information The University is committed to securing a healthy and safe environment for staff, students and visitors. In the event of a fire: The alarm bell will sound Delegates are asked to leave via the nearest escape route to the nearest assembly point. Your event co-ordinator will point these out to the organiser on arrival. Assembly points and other emergency procedures are posted in strategic positions. Please remain at the assembly point (even if the alarm is muted) until Security or Sales and Events Staff give further instructions. Fire extinguishers are located in strategic places throughout the building – please take note of their locations. The fire alarms are tested every Wednesday. The alarm will sound for less than 10 seconds and no action is required.
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