Registration opens on 1 March. Early bird closes on 13 May. Registration closes on 17 June, 22.00 (CUT).


Early Bird Price Full Price 2 Day Pass* Online Only
Waged £180 £250 £130 £50
Unwaged/Student £110 £180 £90 £50

*Monday-Tuesday or Wednesday-Thursday

All SAS members are invited to attend Animex International Festival of Animation, VFX and Games taking place in May and get to enjoy a discounted rate for SAS members from only £35* for a 2 day ticket and £65* for a 5 day ticket. Check out for more details and to book your tickets.

Non-members will be required to join SAS in-order to attend the conference, please click here to visit their website for prices and further information.

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The Conference fee includes*
  • Special Welcome event including refreshments (26 June)
  • Full 4 days conference attendance (27-30 June) including 4 x lunches, 4 x morning and afternoon tea and coffee
  • All Special evening events
  • Animex Fringe events as programmed
*Online only tickets will give access to all conference panels and Keynote talks only

Optional excursions carry and additional charge:
  • Optional York excursion Friday 1 July £11
  • Optional Whitby excursion Saturday 2 July £11


You may be travelling to the university by a number of ways and we have some really useful information which will help you:


There are many ways to reach us if you are travelling internationally:

Please be aware that if you are travelling from another country to England that you need to adhere to UK Government Guidelines. Please See the COVID-19 UPDATE section below.

Whilst here, you may also need to use a local Taxi company and we have provided details of these below:


Middlesbrough is in the North East of England. These travel directions will help you find us whichever way you are travelling:


To help you find your way around Teesside University please find a link to our campus map, but help will be on hand from staff and students to help you find your way around easily when you visit.

Whilst here, you may also need to use a local Taxi company and we have provided details of these below:

  1. The Largest Taxi Company in the North East - Boro Taxis
  2. Tees Valley Cabs - perfect choice for your perfect journey! Call us 675-675
  3. Private Hire | Royal Cars | Thornaby (


There are some great places to stay whilst you are attending the conference and it is wise to book these at your soonest. Please see the list below which also lets you know if we have been able to arrange any special discounts:

  1. Holiday Inn – located in Middlesbrough Town Centre. We have arranged for corporate rates for approximately 80 people. You will get this option once you add the dates of your visit i.e. 26th June to 30th June
  2. Premier Inn – located in Middlesbrough Town Centre.
  3. Premier Inn – located at Tees Barrage in Stockton on Tees which has a lovely river walk.
  4. Hampton by Hilton – located in Stockton on Tees and near to our newly built Globe Theatre
  5. Travelodge Middlesbrough Hotel - Book Now – located on the outskirts of Middlesbrough Town Centre with easy access to rail and roads
  6. Hotels In Middlesbrough City Centre | Jurys Inn Stay Happy – located on the outskirts of Middlesbrough with easy access to rail and roads

COVID-19 Update

The government has announced the end of COVID-19 restrictions in England, and we have now received official guidance on what that means for our University. COVID-19 will now be treated the same as other infectious diseases, such as flu.



Tees Valley is the perfect place to explore countryside and coast. Take on adventure activities and water sports. Discover pretty market towns and picturesque villages. Uncover a proud industrial heritage and marvel at unexpected nature and wildlife that call the Tees Valley home.

We are hosting events at some great venues but you may wish to see more in your spare time and we have provided some places of interest on the following page Middlesbrough & Tees Valley | About us | Teesside University