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Fantastic Beasts and Fashion in London

In this semester program you will study how humans use both animals and fashion as representations both historically and contemporarily. London will come to life in your classes as you discover the animals (real and fictional) that call it home as well as the fashionistas who have launched trends around the world. You’ll research how industries and artists have used animals and clothes as symbols through excursions and meetings with leading experts.

Politics in London

Immerse yourself in current events and unprecedented political changes in the capital of the United Kingdom. Participate in two Political Science courses over a four-week experience that will explore differing perspectives on international government and policies. Meet political party leaders and discuss politics in United Kingdom in the aftermath of Brexit. With London as your classroom you’ll visit historical sites that will provide context for recent shifts in the political landscape.

Liberal Arts in London with Internship

Building on a quarter-century of academic excellence, the London Centre offers multi-disciplinary courses in the liberal arts and humanities with an emphasis on experiential learning supplemented by local outings and excursions. Internship placements are also available to qualified students who are committed to gaining a unique perspective into British life. The internship placement contains both the practical element of working in the organization and a reflective element through the accompanying Internship Seminar. In addition to the internship placement, you will enroll in two to three...

Global Business in London with Internship

Prepare yourself for a future in global business by studying and interning in London, one of the leading financial centers of the world. You’ll take courses from faculty with international business experience who are experts in world markets in transition. Immerse yourself in business culture and best practices through an internship placement in a variety of industry sectors. Make progress towards your educational, professional, and personal goals by experiencing all that London has to offer.

Advancing Your Academic Success: Pre-Freshman Studies in London

Can’t wait for college to begin? Get a head start on your University of Oregon academic career while studying in one of the most diverse cities in the world on Global Education Oregon’s study abroad program: Advancing Your Academic Success: Pre-Freshman Studies in London. Your experience starts in Eugene during IntroDUCKtion (registration included in program fee) where you’ll meet your fellow future Ducks, academic advisors, and have priority registration for your Fall Term courses at University of Oregon. Upon arrival in London, you’ll follow in the footsteps of the Oregon Duck as the city...

Journalism in London

Immerse yourself in the communications and media scene in London during this five-week summer program. Designed to take advantage of opportunities to experience some of the unique communication headquarters in London, excursions include visits to BBC Television and Radio, the ITN News Headquarters, and attendance at major political and art events held throughout the summer. Courses are designed with special emphasis on journalistic skill building as well as theoretical analytical components. Check out what Bethany had to say about her experience!

Gender, Race, and Class in London

Note: This program will not be offered until Fall 2020. Most of the program will take place in London. For each class, we will meet one day per week for two hours on site at the GEO Centre. For the second day of each class we will visit locations in London related to the week’s topics. For Law & Order: UK we’ll visit a “scene of the crime”—somewhere related to a place in the novel or TV show for the week. For the religion class, we’ll visit a religious institution. We’ll also travel to Bletchley Park for the crime course and to Framingham Castle for the religion course in addition to our...

Liberal Arts in London

Building on a quarter-century of academic excellence, the London Centre offers multi-disciplinary courses in the liberal arts and humanities. Each course places an important emphasis on experiential learning, transforming the entire city of London into your classroom by incorporating several local outings and excursions. Courses take advantage of the world class galleries and museums like the National Portrait Gallery, Tate Modern, the Cabinet War Rooms, the Churchill Museums and, of course, the British Museum, which is just a short walk from the GEO London Centre . Each term, students have...

GlobalWorks: STEM Internships in Bristol

Bristol is the center for well-established electronics and aerospace industries in the UK and has more recently been attracting a new generation of tech start-up companies. Also located in Bristol is the University of Bristol, an institution currently ranked in the top 40 by QS World University Rankings. The university is a key academic institution for STEM related research. Example intern duties might include monitoring, research, data collection, lab work, data analysis, and teaching. Internship assignments vary. While internships help develop technical abilities, they provide more...

GlobalWorks: NGO and Non Profit in Manchester

Interning in one of Europe’s most creative centers – Manchester, an exciting and friendly city famous for its history, music and sport – will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in British culture, history and business, and learn essential skills in Non governmental and non profit sectors. Internship duties may include: • writing monthly newsletter and weekly blogs • organizing fundraising activities • Sourcing and attending meetings with lobbying organizations Internship assignments vary. While internships help develop technical abilities, they provide more fundamental life skills...

GlobalWorks: Information Technology in Manchester

Interning in one of Europe’s most creative centers – Manchester, an exciting and friendly city famous for its history, music and sport – will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in British culture, history and business, and learn essential skills in the field of Information Technology. Internship duties may include: • Maintaining and managing the company website and blog, responsible for overseeing design and content changes • Utilizing web development programming languages to assist in conducting SEO and SEM campaigns for clients • Research and development into the creation and...

GlobalWorks: Finance and Accounting in Manchester

Interning in one of Europe’s most creative centers – Manchester, an exciting and friendly city famous for its history, music and sport – will give you the opportunity to to immerse yourself in British culture, history and business, and learn essential skills in finance and accounting. Internship duties may include: • Preform basic auditing of client financial records and a summary of the findings • Create reports, data analysis and offer other general support to staff • Develop strategy projects that research and summarize recent tax legislation changes • Devise new relevant financial...

GlobalWorks: Business Development in Manchester

Interning in one of Europe’s most creative centers – Manchester, an exciting and friendly city famous for its history, music and sport – will give you the opportunity to immerse yourself in British culture, history and business, and learn essential skills in business development. Internship duties may include: • Perform competitor analysis and present results • Make reports for a company’s annual overall performance compared with previous years • Conduct business development projects by maintaining a database of large international corporations, setting up meetings and preparing presentations...

Sustainability and Sports in London

Core to understanding the sports business industry is a deep understanding of the global impact of sports across a range of critical topics – issues on sustainability, cultural impact, economic impact, geopolitical factors, social issues, and peace. This program provides experiential opportunities that focus on the management and cross-cultural context of sport and the issues / challenges that surface when sport is examined through an international lens. This two week program will engage you with industry leaders and world class sites that embody sports and sustainability in London. You’ll...

Liberal Arts and Science in Cambridge

The summer program in Cambridge provides you a unique opportunity to study a variety of subjects, including history, literature, medieval studies, classics, science, social science, creative writing and law in an ideal setting: the University of Cambridge, England. You will take courses offered by the University of Cambridge International Summer Programmes and live in one of the Cambridge colleges.

University of Sheffield Exchange

Note: This program is projected to relaunch in Fall 2017. The University of Sheffield Exchange program is ideal for students from a wide variety of academic backgrounds who want to study overseas and do their coursework in English. The University of Sheffield’s school year is divided into semesters (late September to February and February to June). Students may only go for the full academic year. The University of Sheffield has about 25,000 students, including 3,700 international students from over 120 countries. As a GEO student you will be integrated into the regular British academic...

University of Leicester Exchange

In this exchange program, you will enroll directly in classes at the University of Leicester (pronounced "Lester"). Leicester is a leading UK university committed to international excellence through the creation of world changing research and high-quality, inspirational teaching. Leicester has one of the top English departments in the United Kingdom and a strong American Studies program. Leicester is the most socially inclusive of Britain's top 20 leading universities. It offers programs across many disciplines in the humanities, sciences, and social sciences. The University has an attractive...

University of Edinburgh Exchange

In this exchange program, you will enroll directly in classes at the University of Edinburgh. This exchange program is primarily for economics and business administration majors. The University of Edinburgh is an international university with more than 30,000 students, of which roughly 350 are international exchange students. The university was founded in 1582 and is the sixth-oldest university in the English-speaking world. It is one of the top universities in the world. Numerous key figures in modern history have studied at the university, including naturalist Charles Darwin, philosopher...

University of East Anglia Exchange

In this exchange program, you will enroll directly in classes at the University of East Anglia (UEA), in Norwich, England. This exchange program is based on intensive self-motivated study in many fields of the humanities, natural, and social sciences. You may take courses in environmental sciences, film and television studies, art history, archaeology, and cultural resource management. The UEA campus is a mini city. Almost every student need is met on campus, with a large food shop which includes a post office, bank, launderette, pharmacy, and Waterstone’s bookshop. There are plenty of places...

University of Bristol Exchange

In this exchange program, you will enroll directly in classes at the University of Bristol, a prestigious research university in southwest England. Bristol is best known for its cutting-edge research center, but also offers many courses in the humanities, social sciences, and certain professional areas. You may take courses across disciplinary lines. The British system stresses in-depth study of a few subjects and provides a level of specialization that is not generally part of the American undergraduate experience. Learning in this system is self-motivated, with instructors serving more as...

University of Aberdeen Exchange

In this exchange program, you will enroll directly in classes at the University of Aberdeen in Scotland, the 5th oldest university in the English speaking world. Scholars associated with the university include five Nobel Prize winners, and the inventor of the modern MRI machine. Aberdeen is recognized for studies in medicine, psychology, nutrition, and Scottish studies. Aberdeen is an excellent setting for student life and a good starting point for travel by air, train, and sea. The campus is home to world-class teaching and research facilities, as well as sporting and recreational amenities...

TASSEP Exchange

As scientific research becomes ever more international and cooperative, it is important for science students to experience scientific teaching and research in international settings. If you are an undergraduate student majoring in Physics, Math, Chemistry, or Biochemistry, the TASSEP program is a great fit for you. This program will give you the opportunity to experience a year of studying and living abroad in Europe while continuing to earn credits toward your UO degree. The program encompasses 16 different European universities, each with unique academic offerings and research...

Clark Honors College at Oxford

As a University of Oregon Clark Honors College student, you will find that the Clark Honors College at Oxford program provides an unparalleled study abroad opportunity in the home city of the most venerable university in the English-speaking world. You will learn on-site about the city, its history and its culture through an CMRS seminar and two Oxford tutorials chosen from among over a dozen different academic disciplines. The one-to-one tutorial system is the center of the Oxford experience because it is peerless in bringing students to the highest levels of achievement in independent...

Music, Arts, and Culture in London

London’s vibrant cultural life and history provide the setting for an immersive three-week musical exploration throughout this world capital. From the serenity of Evensong to the raucousness of a West End musical, students will engage with a wide variety of musical genres spanning from Handel to Hendrix, famed artists who lived in the same London house, two hundred years apart. Students will learn to listen critically and analytically to music originating from a wide variety of historical eras and born from diverse circumstances.

Documenting Life Abroad in London

In this semester program you will study and practice photojournalism and documentary filmmaking/storytelling using the diverse people and places of London as your subjects. You will learn photography and filmmaking technique, aesthetics principles and applications, and visual storytelling from an award winning master professor, photographer and filmmaker in the field. The stories you create will focus on experiences during your time in London, those of distinguished US expats living in London, and those of guest presenters including distinguished British photographers and filmmakers. You will...

Theatre in London

The London Theatre program is a 9­ week intensive study program offered every other Spring term (odd years). During the study term, you will attend live professional theatre performances, sometimes including mixed media concerts, opera, ballet, or modern dance. In addition to contemporary London theatre, you may elect to study performance with London theatre professionals, meet with guest speakers, and have ample free time to explore London’s museums and other historical sites. In addition, you will travel to Stratford­Upon­Avon, Kenilworth and either Sudeley or Warwick Castle, Bath,...
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