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Society for Teaching and Learning in Higher Education

Empowering Learners, Effecting Change

21st - 24th June 2016 London Ontario

Frequently Asked Questions


London is approximately two hours driving distance from Toronto and Detroit.

The London International Airport is served by three major carriers (Air Canada, WestJet and United Airlines) and offers direct flights to and from Toronto, Chicago, Ottawa and Calgary, as well as connections to all other Canadian and international destinations. If rail travel is preferred, a VIA rail station is located in the downtown core. The Greyhound Bus terminal is also conveniently located downtown near the rail station.

For more information, see the Visitor Info section.

Yes! We have organized a shuttle service that will run between Ontario Hall and important conference destinations. On the day of the pre-conference, Tuesday June 21st, the shuttle will run between Ontario Hall and the pre-conference venue at Fanshawe College. On Wednesday June 22nd and Thursday June 23rd, the shuttle will run in the mornings between Ontario Hall and the Plenary events.

For full details on the shuttle service, please see the Conference Shuttle Sections of the Preconference Guide or Main Conference Guide
If participants wish to travel to the pre-conference by car, free parking will be available at Lot 10 on June 21st. Please see the Fanshawe College campus map for additional visitor parking locations. Please note that a shuttle service will be also available on the day of the pre-conference (Tuesday June 21st). On that day, the shuttle will run between Ontario Hall and the pre-conference venue at Fanshawe College.
Complimentary parking is available on campus at Ontario Hall (Lot N) and Medway Lot (Lot R), accessible on all days of the conference for all conference participants. We suggest parking in Lot R. In addition to Ontario Hall (Lot N) and Medway Lot (Lot R), conference attendees may elect to park at one of the various lots across campus offering visitor parking. Western's Visitor Parking page offers further details on locations and rates.

For full details on campus parking, please see the On-Campus Section of the Main Conference Guide.
Thanks to Tourism London, registrants will receive a complimentary London Transit Commission Bus Pass that can be used throughout the conference.


Registration will be available throughout the conference for your convenience. Please see one of our conference guides (Preconference or Main Conference) for a comprehensive list of registration times and locations.
Registrants will receive a continental breakfast on all conference and pre-conference days. Lunch is included on all days except Friday, when the conference ends at 1pm. Mid-morning and mid-afternoon coffee/snacks are also included. The conference banquet on Thursday is not included - you must purchase a ticket to attend.
While you are not automatically a member of STLHE, an institutional membership offers you the opportunity to join STLHE at a reduced rate (called the "Preferred Rate").

Conference Programming

A comprehensive digital conference program is available through In addition to this, you will receive a paper schedule-at-a-glance upon registration.
Please view the Poster and Pecha Kucha guidelines (PDF) for answers to these questions and other pertinent details regarding such presentations.

Amenities and Comfort

In the UCC Mall on Western's campus you'll find a wide variety of services and products: a Pharmacy (including toiletries, batteries, Post Office, snacks), a Bookstore (notebooks, books, office supplies, gifts, etc.), a Computer Store (adapters, power cords, USB memory sticks), a Grocery Store, and more. Check out the UCC Mall map and UCC Mall list of stores and services for more info.
Check out our interactive map for restaurants, activities, and city attractions around London. Book a tour and go on an excursion to Niagara Falls or Stratford! Or, register for free round trip transportation to the Columbia Sportware Employee Store where you can purchase all current styles and selections of products from Columbia’s entire family of brands, all at special employee pricing.



Latest News

Now available: two quick reference guides for easy, up-to-date information! Check out the Pre-Conference Guide and Main Conference Guide for up-to-the-minute general conference information and information for presenters. Documents are being updated on a regular basis to keep you in the loop!
Exclusive opportunity for all STLHE Conference delgates: Have a fun and unique experience while at the STHLE Conference without ever having to leave London. Columbia Sportswear Canada is inviting STHLE delegates to visit their private Employee Store where you can purchase all current styles and selections of products from Columbia's entire family of brands, all at special employee pricing! Email: to register. For more info, visit the Book a Tour tab on the Conference info page.
A full conference program is now available! Check out the digital schedule, available through, to view session information, attendee profiles, and more. Create your free profile to day to take advantage of its customizable features!


For questions, please contact via the conference email address:

During the work week, we look forward to responding to your query within 24 hours.