Nottingham, Britain

Program Brochure

Contact the Program Director

Dr. Mary Aldridge

English Department
P:  480-461-7361
Office: LA3 - 13
mary.aldridge@mesacc.edu

 

Program Website - Study Abroad Nottingham, Britain

 

A valid passport book or card is required to enter or re-enter the United States - Passport Info Here

Program Location

Our program is held at New College Nottingham (NCN), located at the edge of Nottingham's City Centre in the historic Lace Market district, home to over one hundred lace factories during the 19th century.

The Adams Building, home of NCN, Nottingham, is one of the city's premier Victorian landmarks. Nottingham, famous for its association with Robin Hood and Sherwood Forest, is in England's beautiful Midlands, a short and easy train ride from many of England's most famous cities and sites including London; the university centers of Oxford and Cambridge; York, northern England's medieval walled city; Blackpool, England's Las Vegas; Liverpool, home of the Beatles; even Edinburgh, Scotland is just a short train ride away!

June 27-July 29, 2014

Nottingham, England, associated with the famous story of Robin Hood of Sherwood Forest, is located in England’s beautiful Midlands. From Nottingham it is a short and easy train ride to many of England’s most famous cities and sites. The exciting capital of England, London, the university centers of Oxford and Cambridge, England’s medieval walled city: York, England’s Las Vegas: Blackpool, the home of the Beatles: Liverpool, and Scotland’s capital: Edinburgh are all easily accessible from convenient, beautiful Nottingham.

Our program is held at New College Nottingham, located in the historic Lace Market District of Nottingham.  Participants spend four weeks exploring the rich heritage of one of the world’s most influential countries, while taking courses in British history, humanities, intercultural communication, or world geography.  Students will have the opportunity to participate in excursions to many cultural and historic sights such as Bath, Chatsworth, Stonehenge, London, and Edinburgh, Scotland.  An optional excursion to Paris, France is also offered for an additional fee.

Estimated Program Costs

  • Program Fee:  $2,395 (due 3/21/14)
    • Includes academic facilities, cultural excursions, ground transportation, lodging, and travel insurance
  • Optional Paris excursion:  additional $575 
    • Includes roundtrip transportation from London to Paris, 3 nights lodging at a hostel, and some entrance fees.
  • Airfare: $1,500 (due 3/21/14 with program fee)
  • Tuition: 6 credits;  estimated at $486
    • In-state: $81 per credit hour
    • Out-of-state: $201 per credit hour
    • Registration begins 3rd Monday in March. Tuition due date will be listed in SIS.
  • Registration Fee: $15
  • Meals are NOT included - estimated at $1,000
  • Textbooks: Estimated at $100
  • Passport Information 

Britain Program Excursions

Most major cultural excursions take place on Thursdays.

Optional Excursions: 

Britain Program Details

  • Students will be housed in student residential housing at Cleaves Hall in Nottingham within walking distance of  New College Nottingham. Housing units include kitchens, private bedrooms, laundry facilities, and electronic security.
  • Read detailed cultural information on the United Kingdom provided by CultureGrams™.

Courses Offered (6 credits-choose 2 courses)

Dates to Remember

Title Date(s) More Information

General Information Sessions

Weds.6- 6:45 pm:
Sept. 11 & 25, 2013
Oct. 9 & 23, 2013
Nov. 6, 2013
Jan. 29 & Feb. 12, 2014

Thursdays - 1:30-2:15 pm

Sept. 12 & 26, 2013
Oct. 10 & 24, 2013
Nov. 7, 2013
January 30 & Feb. 13, 2014

Southern & Dobson Campus

Int'l Student Lounge

NU6 Building.

Financial aid specialist available at all Thursday sessions.

Download Info Session flyer.

BRITAIN SPECIFIC INFORMATION SESSION

Tuesday, January 22 at 6 pm

Southwest Reading Room - LB300

(3rd Floor Elsner Library)

Scholarship Deadline

Sunday, March 2, 2014

Get information on scholarships, grants, and financial aid for study abroad here.

Program Application Deadline

Friday, March 21, 2014

Late applications will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis. Apply early to reserve your place!  Complete the Application.  This pdf file can be completed on your computer, saved and then printed.


Submit directly to the Study Abroad Coordinator in Building NU6 at Southern & Dobson campus.

Payment Deadline

Fri., March 21, 2014

For scholarship & financial aid opportunities as well as payment guidelines, download the helpful guide: How to Pay for Study Abroad

Mandatory Orientation

Sat., April 12, 2014

9 am - 2 pm

Room LB145 in the Elsner Library at the Southern & Dobson campus.

You must attend the mandatory study abroad orientation. There may be additional required meetings for your specific program. Contact the Program Director for details.