Programs : Brochure
|UW Study Abroad Program Manager:||renesm, shannonq|
|UW Study Abroad Program Manager:||renesm, shannonq|
|Location||London, United Kingdom|
|Academic Term||Summer Quarter (A-Term)|
|Summer Quarter (B-Term)|
|Estimated Program Fee||$3,960|
|Credits||4 UW Credits (7.5 ECTS) for each term|
|Prerequisites||Sophomore class standing or higher; min 3.3 GPA; proficiency in English language|
|Program Manager||Mike Renes | firstname.lastname@example.org|
|Priority Application Deadline||April 1|
|General||Ranked 7th on the QS World University Rankings and located in the very heart of London, UCL provides students with an unparalleled international and urban experience. Student have the opportunity to select from a variety of subjects and examine global challenges within those fields.|
London is a leading global city, with strengths in the arts, commerce, education, entertainment, fashion, finance, healthcare, media, professional services, research and development, tourism and transport all contributing to its prominence. It is the world's largest financial centre alongside New York City and has the largest city GDP in Europe. It has the most international visitors of any city in the world and London Heathrow is the world's busiest airport by number of international passengers. To add, London's 43 universities form the largest concentration of higher education institutions in Europe.
London also has a diverse range of peoples, cultures and religions and more than 300 languages are spoken within its boundaries. In July 2016, Greater London had an official population of 8,787,892, making it the most populous municipality in the European Union. UCL is located at the very heart of this unique city and is well served by transport links from all over the city, including King's Cross and Euston Station.
Prerequisites and Language Requirements
Students interested in participating in this program must have completed at least one year of undergraduate study at the time of joining UCL summer school. Additionally, for students who don't have English as their primary language, students may need to provide certification to demonstrate their proficiency in the English language. Please visit the University College London website to determine what certifications are accepted.
You will approx. receive 4 UW credits per term. How our office will determine the amount is through our Credit Conversion Scale for the program.
If you would like some assistance, schedule an appointment with one of our Program Assistants here
Students interested in UCL summer program may select either Session I or Session II or both. For each session, students may select only one module listed on the website. UCL offers courses in the subject areas of health, philosophy, law, politics, education, economics, and more. Modules comprise of lectures, discussions, and field trips to sites of interest in London. Students can learn more about what each course would entail by going to the course description page.
If you’re looking for a record of how courses from this institution have been transferred in the past, visit the credit equivalency database to help you determine what foreign courses might satisfy your academic needs here at the UW.
For more information about receiving credits for your study abroad, visit Earning credits abroad.
Standard housing is included in the program fee, however, students may find their own accommodation if they would like to. Housing is offered in central London student dormitories in the John Dodgson House, which is a short walk away from the main campus. Each room features a private bedroom and bathroom, with free Wifi, laundry services, and weekly change of linen. The dorms are self-catered and students will have access to a shared kitchen. Students can also update to the premium housing at additional acosts More information about the accommodations offered by the university can be found here: student housing
The UW Study Abroad Office can't officially advise you about visas.
The volume and diversity of students participating, the shifting requirements of foreign governments, and the complexity of these applications make it impossible for us to accurately advise you on immigration policies.
If your program requires a visa, documentation will be provided from your host institution after your acceptance.
Included in the program fee:
The Study Abroad fees will be posted to your MyUW student account and can be paid the same way that you pay tuition and other fees. Check your MyUW Account periodically for due dates. Students must pay the course-related fees directly through the University College London Summer program application.
Consult our Scholarships page to learn about UW-based and national scholarships. The Office of Merit Scholarships, Fellowships, and Awards can help you learn about additional opportunities.
We understand that figuring out your finances for study abroad can be complicated and we are here to help. Here are some ways to find additional support:
The study abroad application includes a personal statement, three short answer questions, one recommendation from a professor or TA, and electronic signature documents related to UW policies and expectations for study abroad. Following the online application process, you may be contacted by the program director for an in-person interview. Once an admission decision has been made regarding your application, you will be notified by the study abroad system via email.
To be eligible to study abroad, you must complete the mandatory pre-departure orientation facilitated by UW Study Abroad. Visit your study abroad homepage to complete this mandatory orientation. You must also attend any program-specific orientations offered by the program director.
UW Study Abroad Office also offers several optional orientations aimed at preparing you for your study abroad experience. You can visit the Orientation section of our website to view the current schedule and to register for any optional orientation sessions that pique your interest.
Orientation must be completed prior to the enrollment deadline for the quarter that you are studying abroad.
The University of Washington is committed to providing access and reasonable accommodation in its services, programs, activities, and education for individuals with disabilities. To request disability accommodation for this program, contact Disability Resources for Students at least 8 weeks in advance of your departure date. Contact info at disability.uw.edu.
The UW Study Abroad Fee is non-refundable once the payment contract has been submitted. Students withdrawing from a program may also be responsible for paying a percentage of the program fee depending on the date of withdrawal. More details about the withdrawal policy are included in your payment contract. Note that no part of the program fee is refundable once the program has begun.
The date of withdrawal is considered the business day a withdrawal form is received by UW Study Abroad. Notice of withdrawal from the program must be made in writing by completing the following steps:
Visit the Withdrawals section of our website for more information.