Conference Venue

The IWOCL 2018 conference is taking place at:

Conference Dinner

The IWOCL 2018 Conference dinner is taking place on:

  • Tuesday 15th May
  • St Hilda’s College, Cowley Place, Oxford, OX4 1DY
  • Drinks reception from 7:30pm
  • Dinner served promptly at 8:00pm


The University of Oxford and Oxford Tourist Office provide excellent websites containing the latest information on travelling to Oxford.  For our International visitors we can confirm that Oxford has fast links from the London airports.

Travelling by Car: There is no parking available at the college and many Oxford City centre streets are closed to traffic and parking is limited. We advice arriving in Oxford in plenty of time to use make your way to the venue from the city center car parks or the Park and Ride.


The Oxford Tourist Office and their website can provide assistance for anyone looking for somewhere to stay. Please note, accommodation is NOT available at St Catherine’s college during term time and accommodation is not included in the registration fees.

Invitation Letters for Visa Applications

If you require an invitation letter, please follow the guidelines below:

  • Check with you local visa office to determine what is required for travel to the United Kingdom and whether you require an invitation letter from the conference organisers to process an application.  Please do this in plenty of time as the application process can take several weeks.
  • Check the information available from the UK Government about the UK Standard Visitor Visa
  • Confirm you are eligible for travel to the UK.
  • Register for the conference
  • Contact the conference organisers to Request an Invitation letter