Program details: London—a cosmopolitan city rich with famous places and cultural events—where students earn academic credit while integrating their study with excursions to historical, literary, and theatrical sites in and around the city, all after extensive state- side preparation to enrich the experience.
In London, participants experience some of the world’s greatest museums, castles, and landmarks such as the Tower of London, the British Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum, the National Gallery, the Tate Modern Museum of Art, the Globe Theater and attend a mix of Shakespearian, classical, and contemporary theater.
Added to this are guided visits to sites in Stratford-upon-Avon, plus opportunities for numerous other activities while residing for five amazing weeks in the Kensington area of London. The group will conclude its learning adventure with five days in Rome touring museums and historic sites. Information Sheet
Tentative dates: On campus: June 3 - 7 (required preparation). In London: June 10 - July 14. In Rome: July 14 - 19.
Anticipated curriculum: Shakespeare (ENGL 2300, ENGL 230H, or ENGL 463R), Ancient Legacies (HONR 2000), Myths and Legends in British Literature (ENGL 2230, ENGL 223H, ENGL 486R), Modern Legacies (HONR 2100), Literature of Cultures and Places: Disease in London (ENGL 276R or ENGL 373R).
Estimated participation fee: $3,995. Apply by December 14, 2012, for this price.
Participation fee covers: Five weeks of housing in London; five days housing in Rome; five-week London Transport pass; excursions in London; group trips to Stratford-upon-Avon, Stonehenge, and Bath; entrance fees for some group activities; tickets to plays in London and Stratford; international health insurance.
Participation fee does not cover: Round-trip airfare (approx. $1,100), UVU tuition (approx. $160 per credit hour), meals (except for some meals on excursions), passport, discretionary spending, and independent travel.
Application deadline: December 14, 2012. Submit application, two letters of reference, $195 non-refundable application fee, and $300 program deposit. If you miss the deadline, you are still welcome to apply until the program is full, but please note that the participation fee will be higher and program space is limited. Application materials are available at International Study Programs in WB147 or here: Application, Letter of Reference, Program Payment Card, Application Payment Card.
Tuition Waivers: UVU Employee & Employee Dependent Tuition Waivers may be applied for up to six credits of ISP tuition.
Financial aid: Pell grants and Federal Insured Student Loans may be applied to this program, based on eligibility.
Applicants must have a current FAFSA form on file at the Financial Aid Office (BA105) and complete all necessary application forms for financial aid.
Scholarships: UVU will provide need-based scholarships to qualified participants. For an application click here.