Welcome to VG99
Call For Papers
Style Guide (Paper)
Travel Information and Maps
The conference will be held in building 3 in the campus map - more details
about registration etc. will be posted in Jan. 1999.
Swansea railway station is on the main west coast line from London Paddington,
less than 3 hours away. Great Western Trains provide the service between
South Wales and London Paddington. Travel
Information for London to Swansea is available from Railtrack.
Swansea is well connected via the M4 from London, and M6/M5/M50/M4 from
the North. Leave the M4 at Junction 42, and follow the road for about 5
miles. You will pass (on your left) Swansea Docks, Sainsbury's supermarket,
the Leisure Centre and Maritime Quarter, the Marriot, County Hall, and
(on your right) Swansea Rugby Ground. The University is well sign-posted
and is located on the right. You will access it by a set of traffic lights
under a pedestrian footbridge.
The Wales International Airport near Cardiff is just one hour away, although
there is no direct coach to Swansea - you must go via Cardiff. There is
a direct National Express coach link from Heathrow and Gatwick airports
(for further information see next section).
Though not always as fast as trains, coaches provide direct and cheap links.
provides a timetable and booking service. National Express Coach Enquiries,
Tel: +44 (0)116 251 6696
There are frequent ferry crossings from Swansea to Cork, in the Republic