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UGA - Warnell - Discover Abroad: Summer England and Scotland
Bath, United Kingdom; Cambridge, United Kingdom; Edinburgh, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program )
Program Terms: Summer
Homepage: Click to visit
Cost of Attendance Sheets Summer (June-July)
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2018 04/15/2018 ** Rolling Admission 07/01/2018 07/24/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
Program Category: UGA Faculty-Led Partner Institution: Cambridge University
Type of Instruction: Fieldwork/Research, Independent Study Classes With: U.S. Student, UGA Students
Language of Instruction: English Taught By: Host Professor(s), UGA/U.S. Professors(s)
Housing Type: Dorm/Student Residence, Hotel/Hostel Work Opportunity: No
Volunteer Opportunity: No Scholarship Availability: No
College/School: Warnell Academic Area: Anthropology, Ecology, Geology, International Affairs, Language and Literacy Education
Minimum number of credit hours: 6 Maximum number of credit hours: 6
Minimum GPA Requirement: 2.0 or above
Number of Student Participants:
21-40 students
Type of Admission: First-come first-served (rolling)
Open to non-UGA students:
Yes
Program Description:

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UGA - Warnell - Discover Abroad: Summer England and Scotland

Program Fee: $2,995 (excludes airfare, tuition, and fees)
Dates: July 1 – 24, 2018
Credits: 6 credit hours during UGA's Summer semester (details below)
Application deadline: April 15, 2018 — But admissions are rolling, so apply now!

Spend your summer traveling and studying in two beautiful countries: England and Scotland. In just under a month we will see iconic sights like Big Ben, Stonehenge, Edinburgh, London, and Loch Ness while also exploring many more locations! 6 credits open to all majors and all UGA and non-UGA students. 

Program Location

allieBritain, a country with a history and influence that once spread across the World and for whom it was said that the sun never sets on the Empire, plays a very different role in global politics than it did two hundred years ago. Nevertheless, it is home to over 60 million people with the sixth largest economy in the world and remains a place where music, sport, and fashion headline the world.
 
We begin our program with a week in the historic college town of Cambridge, England where we take classes at the prestigious Cambridge University. This is followed by an educational tour of London (including the Houses of Parliament), Stonehenge, the Roman influences of Bath, the Lake District National Park, Loch Ness and the Scottish Highlands. We also visit Edinburgh (including the castle) where we explore the social, political, environmental, educational, and literary features of these historic and natural places. The program is mostly travel-based, experiential and field-oriented and allows you to draw upon your own backgrounds to understand human – environment relations from a multi-disciplinary and integrated perspective.

Contact Information

Discover Abroad
Room 102, Warnell Building Four
180 East Green Street
University of Georgia
Athens, GA 30602-2152
Phone: 706.542.9713
Email: discoverabroad@uga.edu?

Academic Program

Select two of the three 3-credit courses from the following (for example you can take 3 credits of ANTH 4271 and 3 credits of GEOG4271, or 3 credits of INTL 4271 and 3 credits of FANR4271W):

Sustaining Human Societies and the Natural Environment (ANTH/ECOL/FANR/GEOG/INTL 4271/6271) (FANR 4271W meets UGA Writing Certificate requirements)

The 4000- and 5000-level courses are for undergraduate students and 6000- and 7000-level courses are for graduate students. Any of the following course prefixes can be selected: ANTH (Anthropology), ECOL (Ecology), FANR (Forestry and Natural Resources), GEOG (Geography), and INTL (International Affairs). (Note: INTL 4271H replaces INTL 6271).

Program Itinerary

Click here for sample itinerary. 

Housing 

Students will stay in a variety of accommodations, mostly university housing, hostels, and hotels. Approximately 50% of meals are provided.

Program Costs

Program Fee: $2995

Program fee includes all accommodations, field excursions, cultural events, insurance, in-country ground/sea transportation, and roughly 70% of meals. The program fee does not include airfare, UGA (Summer) tuition, or UGA fees. For Georgia residents attending a Georgia school, HOPE and Zell Miller scholarships apply to tuition costs as you would normally expect. Out-of-state UGA students and non-UGA transient students pay in-state tuition rates. Please refer to the UGA Bursar's website for the most up to date tuition and fees.

Participants should also take into consideration personal spending money and other expenses like trip cancellation insurance for airfare tickets, which we strongly encourage.

Accommodations

Please provide information about your accommodation needs by email to discoverabroad@uga.edu at least 6 weeks prior to departure in order to allow time to arrange for accommodations.



Program Ratings:
Accuracy and usefulness of orientation materials: 1 2 3 4
Accessibility and quality of health care: 1 2 3 4 5
Safety of location, facilities, excursions, and transportation: 1 2 3 4 5
Academic quality, appropriateness of workload: 1 2 3 4
Choice of location for excursions, field trips, site visits: 1 2 3 4 5
Safety, cleanliness, comfort and appropriateness of housing: 1 2 3 4
Arrangements for and quality of meals: 1 2 3 4
Opportunities to learn about and interact with the local culture: 1 2 3 4 5
Overall effectiveness of program staff in managing program: 1 2 3 4 5
Effectiveness of program staff in handling academic and personal needs and concerns: 1 2 3 4 5
Value of the program in relation to the cost: 1 2 3 4
Overall quality of the program in relation to expectations: 1 2 3 4 5
Program Reviews:
Christopher James Reddick, Summer 2017 Participant
Loved the trip. Outstanding experiences and knowledge gained from great lectures and activities. Feel much more wordly and knowledgable about a country I would have otherwise not known much about. Could not have asked for a better group of fellow students to spend this time with.
Summer 2016 Participant
This program is a once in a lifetime experience that you cannot replicate anywhere else. So glad that I went and made memories that will last a lifetime!
Christopher James Reddick, Summer 2017 Participant
"A scholarly and adventurous trip; an unforgettable time with friends and faculty learning about the intricacies of life and travel."
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Testimonial:
What were the most significant take-aways from your experience?
Learning from Les Davies and getting to know an incredible group of people!
     — Danielle Brooks, Summer 2017
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