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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Fall, Spring
  • Budget Sheets: Fall, Spring
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2018 04/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission 09/04/2018 12/15/2018

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
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Instruction Language: English Housing Options: Host Family, Program arranged housing
Minimum GPA: 2.75 Class: Sophomore, Junior, Senior
Program Type: Internship, Study Abroad SUNY Code: 290
Program Coordinator: Caitlin Pollard - caitlin.pollard@oswego.edu
Program Description:
Cap London


The Site   I   Courses   I   Internships   I   Housing   I  Inclusions   I   Costs

 


The Site
CAPA International Education has been an established leader in the development and administration of quality international education programs for nearly 40 years. CAPA is located in the South Kensington section of London. This is an very exclusive area where one can find the Victoria and Albert Museum, the Natural History Museum, Covent Garden, and Kensington Palace.

Courses
Courses are generally offered each semester in the following areas: 

Anthropology Education Journalism Sociology
Art History English Literature Theatre
Business History Marketing  
Communications International Relations Political Science  
Economics International Business Psychology  

For a full course syllabus, please go to the CAPA Website.

Internships
Any junior or senior enrolled in the CAPA London program may do an internship. Sophomores with ample experience will be considered for participation as well.  Placements are available in a wide variety of fields which match interests, talents, and backgrounds of the students. Internships are for one semester (15 weeks) and are worth six-credit hours. Student who participate in CAPA internships must also enroll in a special course component called PELA ( Perspectives on Experiential Learning Abroad).  The CAPA internship coordinator will locate an internship in the student's general area of interest and provide support services on a continual basis throughout the semester. Placement are available at small businesses, corporations, art facilities, government agencies, brokerage houses, publishing companies, museums, and radio stations, to name a few. Specific placements will depend on the background, training, interests, and ability of students, as well as their success in securing the internship in an interview during the first few days in London.

Housing and Meals
Students live in CAPA designated off-campus housing with shared bedrooms.  Apartments will include a kitchen, bathroom, television, wireless Internet connection, and weekly cleaning service (all utilities and linens are included). Students will grocery shop and cook for themselves.

Alternatively, students are able to choose a homestay accomodation.  Homestays will have a single bedroom with a shared bathroom and include half-board (breakfast and dinner).  One clothes wash will be provided each week and all utilities and linens are included.  An Internet connection is not guaranteed.


Program Inclusions
Included in this program are:
Local Transportation
A London Tube (train, underground, and bus) pass for the dates of the program.  This pass is good for zones 1-2 only, unless interning or living in zone 3.
International Students House Membership
International Students House offers a variety of events for international students, including music nights, trivia nights, subsidized trips, etc.
Excursions
Half-day panoramic coach bus tour of London
Full day excursion to Stongehenge and Bath
Full day excursion to Stratford upon Avon and Kenilworth Castle 
Student Events
Social events including an arrival reception, mid-term dinner, and a farewell ceremony.
Imperial College Student Union Membership
Students have the option to join any of the over 300+ clubs and societies and to use the union's facilities.
 


MyEducation Program

MyEducation is CAPA’s unique learning immersion program, which blends local culture and top-notch academics into the experience of a lifetime for our students. A proven education program that combines theme-based learning with unique cultural experiences turning London into your classroom.

Costs (budget sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.

Fall Spring
            

Insurance
All students participating in this program are covered by the SUNY full health and accident insurance (https://www.geobluestudents.com) as well as medical evacuation and repatriation insurance.

Financial Aid

Students currently receiving financial aid can use their aid for overseas study, and may, in some cases, have their awards increased. Students not currently receiving financial aid may be eligible. Those interested in financial aid for this program should contact the financial aid office on their home campus.

Applications
Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact our office at intled@oswego.edu for further details.

A non-refundable deposit of $250, applicable to the program cost, must be paid within 14 days of acceptance to the program in order to secure program participation. Any deviation from program requirements must be requested in writing and authorized by the Director of International Education and Programs before the final payment date.

Updated: 10/05/16