London Excursions

STEM in London

This unique, interdisciplinary study abroad program provides you an opportunity to study contemporary and historical issues such as climate change and public health from the perspective of the United Kingdom.  London will create the context for your learning with field trips, classroom discussions, role playing simulations, and reading, all designed to immerse you in the way scientific developments and controversies shaped -- and continue to shape -- modern London, the United Kingdom, and the broader global community.

York

Explore this Roman, Viking and ecclesiastical city. Typical destinations and activities include York Minster (large Gothic cathedral), the Roman walls, the Jorvik (Viking) Centre, Fountains Abbey, and Clifford's Tower.

Stratford and Warwick

Tour the sites and monuments of Stratford, including Holy Trinity church, Shakespeare's birthplace and museum, Anne Hathaway's cottage, New Place, A Royal Shakespeare Company (RSC) production at the Courtyard Theatre, and Warwick Castle.

Shakespeare’s Globe

Shakespeare’s Globe is a reconstruction of the Globe Theatre, an Elizabethan playhouse, on the south bank of the River Thames that was originally built in 1599, destroyed by fire in 1613, rebuilt in 1614, and then demolished in 1644. The modern reconstruction is an academic approximation based on available evidence of the 1599 and 1614 buildings. It was founded by the actor and director Sam Wanamaker and built about 750 feet from the site of the original theatre and opened to the public in 1997.

Oxford

Tour the sites and monuments of Oxford, including Bodleian and Duke Humphrey's Library (fifteenth century), the Sheldonian Theatre (seventeenth century), Christchurch College and Cathedral, and choral evensong at an Oxford college.

Edinburgh

Tour the sites and monuments of Edinburgh, including Edinburgh Castle, Scottish Parliament, the National Monument and other buildings on Calton Hill, the National Gallery of Scotland and the Royal Scottish Academy, the Museum of Scottish History, and St. Giles Cathedral.

Cambridge

Tour the sites and monuments of Cambridge, including Temple Church, the Tower of St. Mary the Great, Trinity College and Wren Library, King's College and Chapel, and choral evensong at a Cambridge college.

Bath

Tour the sites and monuments of Bath, including the Roman Baths, the Abbey Church of St. Peter and St. Paul, and the Georgian Bath.