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You may register by clicking here, but you may find it useful to first read the information below.


All delegates are expected to register. In most cases, a registration fee is payable (see rates below). Cheaper (earlybird) rates are available to 14th May 2016Each ticket type incurs a one-off booking fee of £0.75. Payments may be made by credit card, paypal, etc.

Your registration fee covers most expenses related to the conference including: the opening wine reception and dinner on Monday, four two-course lunches (Tuesday – Friday), all tea and coffee breaks, wine at the poster session, and a buffet dinner and entertainment on Wednesday evening.

In addition, you may wish to purchase tickets during registration for the planned social visit to Stirling Castle on Thursday afternoon. These cost £14.50, which includes entry to the Castle and coach travel from the university to the Castle.

You are also very warmly invited to our closing banquet on Friday evening, which includes a three course dinner, table wine and coffee, followed by a Ceilidh (traditional Scottish dancing) with live band. Banquet tickets are available to buy during the registration process (this is free for invited speakers and student first authors, otherwise £35).

The Registration page is also the place to book on-campus University accommodation if you require it. Please see the Accommodation page for details and rates. (Contact the Organiser if the options presented do not suit your individual plans – we will try to help).

Students who are presenting as First Author (SFA) are eligible to receive the following benefits from ISHE: no registration fee, free accommodation in shared student accommodation (Monday to Friday nights, in Pendreich Way or Fraser House), and free banquet ticket. Students intending to attend the conference as SFA should wait to receive confirmation of acceptance of your abstract from the Programme Committee, when you will be sent a registration code to access this option. To qualify as SFA, you must be currently enrolled as a student in a recognised university.

Accompanying persons are welcome to join us for the social events but must register using the appropriate option.


Registration fees – Earlybird rates (until 14 May 2016)

ISHE Members                 £160

Non-members                  £180

Students/retirees*           £130/150 (depending on ISHE membership)


Registration fees – After 14 May 2016

ISHE Members                  £224

Non-members                   £250

Students/retirees*           £194/220 (depending on ISHE membership)


*  Students intending to attend the conference as SFA should see the notes above – you are eligible for free registration. Other students (currently enrolled at a recognised university) and retirees (or others who are no longer in employment) may apply for the reduced rate by writing to the organiser who will send you a registration code to access this ticket type.


To go to the registration page, please click here