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London Summer
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
Program Sponsor: Hollins University 
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 02/15/2015 03/01/2015 TBA TBA
Fact Sheet:
Minimum cumulative GPA:
3.0
Minimum in major:
3.0
Eligible majors:
All majors
Class eligibility:
junior, senior, sophomore
Language of instruction:
English
Language requirements:
None
Language assessment required:
No
Other eligibility requirements:
See brochure below for details.
Housing:
2 bedroom flat, Homestays
Other available features:
Guided Excursions, Internships, Local and/or University Library Privileges, Memberships in Local Student Unions
On-site director:
Yes
On-site orientation:
Yes
Arrival assistance:
Yes
Supplemental application required:
Yes
Internship:
minimum GPA required: 3.0 Payable Amount: $2000
Program Description:

 

Summer Internship

"I chose Hollins London Summer Program because it afforded me the opportunity to study abroad and intern abroad. I would be gaining valuable knowledge in the classroom and also in an internship field of my choice. No other programs I looked into offered me that opportunity."
James Pickle, Washington & Lee University

City of London
 

Gain academic credit while interning in one of the world's most diverse and fascinating cities!

7 June - 25 July, 2015
 
Included in the comprehensive fee:
  • 8 academic credits through the Hollins Abroad course Contemporary Britain*

(other courses may be offered based on interest) and an internship**

  • Seven-week CAPA internship as part of the complete experiential learning program

  • Housing in a student residence hall (single room with en-suite shower/bathroom) with lunch meal allowance OR

  • with London hosts in their London home, including all meals

  • On-site director and support through both Hollins Abroad and CAPA

  • On-site orientation including a tour of London with a certified Blue Badge Guide

  • Comprehensive medical insurance through Cultural Insurance Services International (CISI

  • Transportation pass

  • Welcome and Farewell dinners

  • London Theatre tickets

  • Cell phone with £10 credit

  • International Student Identity Card (ISIC)

 

Comprehensive fee:

Summer 2015 fees TBD

$ when housed with a host family

$ when housed in a student residence hall (single, en-suite room)*

*Rooms in the student residence hall will be first-come, first-served after acceptance to the program and must be secured with the $2,000 program deposit.

 

Not includedTransatlantic airfare, some meals depending on housing choice, personal expenses
 

* Contemporary Britain Political Science 200L (4 credits)

This course will begin with an examination of the principal institutions and behavior patterns of British politics, including the structure of government and the interaction of voters, parties, and leaders. We will then address several current or controversial issues which have a marked impact on the political world in Britain, including the Monarchy, religion, class, and immigration. Finally, Britain's unique role in the European Union will be analyzed. Field trips will include visits to Parliament and other relevant sites.

** Students must have at least second-semester sophomore standing at the time the program begins for internship placements.