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Program Type: Study Abroad Minimum GPA: 2.5
Language of Instruction: English Area of Study: Art, Art History, Communication Studies, Cultural and Linguistic Immersion, English, Film, History, International Studies, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Literature, Theater
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London is ready for you. Are you ready for London, with its rich history, grand architecture, bustling markets, jolly pubs, and black umbrellas? Spend a summer in this city for a transformative experience. On the Summer in London – University of Roehampton program you’ll study at the highly ranked University of Roehampton. Roehampton makes it easy to be a student in a city of over eight million people. Your housing, support services, classrooms, shops, and student union are all within a fifteen minute walk from each other. And just a 20-30 minute bus or train ride from your doorstep lies central London, including its theaters, museums, international cuisine, parks, and the famous Buckingham Palace.


Get excited about:
  • A research-intensive, modern university top ranked in the UK
  • Unique British-focused literature courses
  • Passionate professors who are experts in their fields
  • Trips to Big Ben, Parliament, Oxford Street, the London Eye, and more
  • Easy access to other parts of the UK and Europe on the weekends
Location:
A hotspot for art, fashion, film, history, music, theater, and nightlife, London is an experience in itself. Explore the many diverse markets across the city, including the punk-rock-inspired Camden market and colorful Portobello Road. Visit the Globe Theatre to see some of Shakespeare’s most famous works performed live. Many of London’s museums are free and house some of the most renowned works of art and artifacts. Cruise down the River Thames or find a rooftop with a sweeping view of the spectacular city below. As the saying goes, coined by famous author Samuel Johnson, “When a man is tired of London, he is tired of life.”

The London Underground makes navigating this big city easy. Also called "the Tube," it's the oldest underground railway in the world. Combined with London’s train and bus systems, the entire city is well connected and accessible. Walking is also a great way to see the sights. You'll glimpse contrasts between beautiful Victorian architecture situated next to some of the most modern buildings in the world. Stroll to one of the nearby well-preserved parks to enjoy green surroundings in the midst of a bustling city.

Feel like taking a weekend trip to the Beatles’ hometown of Liverpool? Or checking out a Manchester United football match? Or taking a quick jaunt to a traditional seaside town? Thanks to England’s rail system, the whole country is easily accessible by train. And if you want to travel farther afield, London's international rail and air links make European excursions both easy and affordable!

 
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Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2019 03/01/2019 03/01/2019 06/06/2019 07/21/2019