Immerse yourself in London’s bustling university life at CIEE’s top-ranked partner school, University College London, renowned internationally for its outstanding reputation. From arts and humanities, to social and historical sciences, you’ll find challenging coursework across academic disciplines to advance your degree including engineering, law, biomedical sciences and more. All courses are complemented with CIEE co-curricular activities and excursions beyond the city to enhance classroom learning and provide intercultural understanding.
LIVE IN THE HEART OF LONDON
UCL is located in Bloomsbury, the academic heart of London, and is surrounded by academic and professional institutions, parks, and museums.
TAKE ADVANTAGE OF
more than 120 student clubs and societies, and a dynamic volunteering unit.
TAKE CLASSES IN
arts and humanities, engineering, law, architecture and design, history, and sciences with students from more than 140 countries.
London’s history stretches back to the Romans and houses four World Heritage Sites, world-renowned museums, and gorgeous parks. A contemporary global city, London is home to almost 9 million people from all over the world, is a major financial center, and leading hub for the arts. Students enjoy discovering London’s many eclectic neighborhoods and activities.
Excursions & Activities
- Take a three-day excursion and see more of the UK – England, Wales, Scotland, or Northern Ireland.
- Explore London’s highlights - the Houses of Parliament, the Tower of London, the British Museum, East London’s street art scene, and more.
- Experience the contemporary entertainment scene by attending sporting events, concerts, and theater.
- Stop by the dynamic student union at UCL and select from a wide-range of clubs and activities.
- Join a sports team or workout at UCL gyms and fitness facilities.
- Volunteering. Through the UCL student union, students can connect with a range of organizations throughout London that are in need of support.
- Advising before you depart to set goals and answer questions
- Optional on-site airport meet-and-greet
- Orientation – an introduction to British culture, your academic program, and the city, plus practical information about living in your host city
- Full-time program leadership and support in your host city
- Cultural and/or Co-curricular Activities
- Excursions and/or Study Tours
- Insurance and other travel benefits, with CIEE iNext
- 24/7 emergency on-site support
1 out of 3 CIEE students receives a scholarship - get yours!
GAIN Travel Grants - up to $2,000 toward travel costs guaranteed to all Pell-elgible students.
Gilman Go Global Grants - $2,500/semester and $1,000/summer, guaranteed to all Gilman applications.
Merit-Based Scholarships - $2,500/semester and $750/summer, awarded to students deomonstrating high academic achievement.
Minority Serving Institutions (MIS) Grant - $2,000/semester and $500/summer, guaranteed to all students attending MSIs.
- 200+ study abroad programs in 40+ countries
- $8 million in scholarships offered each year
- 1 in 3 students receives a scholarship
- Study tours and cultural activities included
- Internships and volunteering opportunities
- Rigorous academics
- Cultural immersion
- iNext travel insurance included
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