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Course fee

The Summer School is free to STFC-sponsored and self-supporting postgraduate students on a first-come, first-served basis. This includes tuition, accommodation, meals and other minor expenses. STFC-sponsored and self-supporting students can claim travel costs from STFC (see below).

Self-supporting students should contact the Summer School Director, Francis Keenan, at f.keenan@qub.ac.uk with details of their circumstances before registration.

Postgraduate students sponsored by bodies other than STFC, but who meet STFC’s residence requirements for eligibility for an STFC studentship, may attend tuition-free. The STFC residence requirements may be found on page 13 of the document available here. However, they or their sponsor will need to meet local expenses (accommodation and meals) as detailed in the Registration link. Similarly, postgraduate students who are employees of UK academic institutes (including postdoctoral researchers on fixed-term contracts) may attend tuition-free, but their employing institution will need to cover their local expenses.

Other postgraduate students and attendees will be required to pay full fees.

Travel

STFC-sponsored postgraduate students and self-supporting students can claim their reasonable travel expenses directly from STFC using the form available here. Completed forms should be returned, along with relevant original receipts, to:

Mrs Nina Cox
Education, Training and Careers
Science & Technologies Facilities Council
Polaris House
North Star Avenue
Swindon
SN2 1SZ

Please note the STFC Travel and Subsistence Expenses policy, which is available here. Also note that advanced payment is not possible.

Summer School venue and accommodation

The Summer School will be held in the Bell Lecture Theatre in the Main Building of the School of Mathematics and Physics (marked L on the campus map which is available here). Accommodation will be provided in the Elms Village (location 38 on the campus map), a short walk from the School of Mathematics and Physics.

Registration and fees

The registration deadline is Friday 3rd July 2015 to guarantee room booking.

The fee structure for the School is:

  • STFC-sponsored and self-supporting postgraduate students: zero charge.
    Self-supporting students should contact the Summer School Director at f.keenan@qub.ac.uk before registration with details of their circumstances.
  • Postgraduate students sponsored by bodies other than STFC, who meet STFC’s residence requirements for eligibility for an STFC studentship (see page 13 of the document available here) and postgraduate students who are employees of UK academic institutes (including postdoctoral researchers who are on fixed-term contracts): £450.
    Supervisors of such students or postdoctoral researchers need to email the Summer School Director, Francis Keenan, at f.keenan@qub.ac.uk to confirm that the student or postdoctoral researcher either meets the STFC residence requirements, or is an employee of the UK academic institute.
  • Other postgraduate students or attendees: £650.

The above fees are inclusive of the costs of tuition, accommodation (5 nights; Sunday through Thursday), associated meals, Summer School dinner and welcome reception.

Please note that registration for the Summer School is now closed.

Cancellations made before Friday 31st July 2015 will incur a £50 cancellation fee (in those instances where a fee is paid). There will be no refunds for cancellations after this date.

Arrivals and departure

Summer School and accommodation on-site registration will be from 4pm – 7pm on Sunday 30th August 2015.

The Summer School will end at 3.30pm on Friday 4th September 2015. Accommodation will be reserved accordingly, but if students have other requirements they should indicate these on their registration form.

public/stfc_atomic_processes/registration_and_financial.txt · Last modified: 2015/07/28 09:00 by Francis Keenan


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