7th April 2017

Venue & Accommodations

Venue

BSGC2017 will be held in University Town®, endearingly called “UTown” by the NUS community. The newest addition to the university, UTown boasts beautiful eco-friendly buildings, world-class facilities, and serene greenery all rolled into one. Take a virtual tour of the location HERE (Flash required). The Congress will be held in Auditorium 1 at the Town Plaza and its surrounding Seminar Rooms; and is conveniently located close to various restaurants, 2 food courts, a convenience store and even the official BSGC accommodations.

We are genuinely excited to welcome you to BSCG2017@UTown!

 


Accommodations

Invited Universities

Invited graduate students from our partner universities, University of Malaya and Chulalongkorn University, and from National Tsing Hua University (Taiwan) and Kyushu University (Japan) will be provided accommodation in non-air conditioned 4-bedroom apartments in UTown itself, literally a 5-min walk from the Congress venues. Accompanying faculty and staff members from these universities will be provided services apartments at nearby Kent Vale. Accommodation will be provided free of charge for 3 nights: 18, 19 and 20 Dec 2017.

Note: if you are a walk-in registrant from one of the above universities, accommodation is NOT provided.

Walk-in Registrants

Registrants who are accepted and have paid their conference fee will be responsible for arranging their own accommodations. To assist in this process, a list of accommodation options will be sent to your registered email address in the Acceptance Package. Should you wish to stay in UTown, we have also made special arrangements for you to reserve rooms at a discounted rate through a link in the Acceptance Package.


 

Directions

Address

U Town Management Office,
University Town, NUS,
2 College Ave West (Stephen Riady Centre),
#01-25,
Singapore 138607
Note: this is NOT the address for the conference secretariat.

By Public Transport (MRT & Bus)

Option 1: From Buona Vista MRT Station – Bus 196
Walk to the bus stop opposite Buona Vista MRT Station located near Exit D, Bus Stop No. 11369. Board Bus 196 (towards Clementi Interchange). Alight 6 stops later at Bus Stop No. 19059. Walk approximately 5 to 8 minutes to UTown.

Option 2: From Clementi MRT Station – Bus 183
Walk to Clementi Bus Stop, Bus Stop No. 17179, from Clementi MRT Station (Exit B). Board Bus 183 (towards Jurong East Temp Interchange). Alight 3 stops later at Bus Stop No. 17099. Walk approximately 8 to 10 minutes to UTown.

Option 3: From Clementi Bus Interchange – Bus 96
Board Bus 96 (towards Clementi Interchange). Alight 3 stops later at Bus Stop No. 17099. Walk approximately 8 to 10 minutes to UTown.

Option 4: From Kent Ridge MRT Station – NUS Internal Bus Shuttle
Walk to Kent Ridge Bus Stop, Bus Stop No. 18331, from Kent Ridge MRT Station (Exit A). Board NUS Internal Bus Shuttle D2. Alight 5 stops later at UTown. See map below.

Information extracted from the UTown website.

By Car

Option 1: Via Ayer Rajah Expressway towards Tuas
Along AYE towards Tuas, exit at Exit 9
Turn left on Clementi Road
Turn left onto Kent Ridge Crescent (note: University Cultural Centre is on the left)
Turn left onto College Link at roundabout

Option 2: Via Dover Road from Clementi Road
Head onto Dover Road
Turn right into University Town

Option 3: Via Dover Road from North Buona Vista Road
Head onto Dover Road
Turn left into University Town
Information extracted from the UTown website.


Maps

 

NUS Campus map

 

 

 

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