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London is one of the world's most fascinating and culturally active cities. It is a booming center of business, education, culture, law, fashion, and entertainment. From Piccadilly Circus to Kensington Gardens, there are many things to see and do in London, all of which are reachable by the tube (subway). Located in the South Kensington district, CAPA International Education is close to many sites such as the Victoria and Albert Museum, Hyde Park, Natural History Museum, Science Museum, and Covent Garden.
Courses and Internships
This six-week summer program gives you insight into the significant ways in which London has been imagined, invented, and transformed by globalization. Explore the diversity of cosmopolitan London with our My Global City events: tour Camden, the birthplace of Punk culture; taste an authentic curry on Brick Lane; or see a performance at Shakespeare's Globe theater. CAPA offers two summer sessions. The first is from mid-May to early July and the second session is from early July to mid-August. Students will have two options for the CAPA London, England Summer Academic/Internship Program.
Choose from a range of courses covering a variety of disciplines such as business, theater, political science, and more. Earn 6-9 credits during the summer term (courses are 3 credits unless otherwise noted; internships are 3 credits). Certain courses may carry an additional course fee for the purchase of theatre tickets, supplies, etc., and are marked accordingly.
Participate in an internship opportunity, earn credit, and gain valuable skills. Note: Students interning in London require a visa.
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 session. Placements are available in a wide range of sites, including small businesses, corporations, art facilities, government agencies, brokerage houses, publishing companies, museums, radio stations, and many others. Specific placements depend on the background, training, interests, and ability of students, as well as their success in securing the internship in the interview process held during the first few days in London. are generally offered each summer in the following areas.
A full listing of CAPA's current course offerings can be found on the CAPA London Courses
section of the website. Students taking an internship follow the same SUNY application process, as well as the CAPA Admissions and Internship applications. Contact the program coordinator for more program-specific and instructional information through the Office of International Education and Programs.
Housing and Meals
Students have two housing options (Please Note: the option you chose is the option you will reside for the duration of the program, changes are not available after 60 days prior to departure.):
Apartment - Students will be housed in apartment accommodations with shared bedrooms. Student apartments include a kitchen with necessary utensils, bathroom, television, wireless internet connection, and weekly light cleaning service (all utilities and linens are included). Students will be responsible to cook their own meals. There is no meal plan available.
Homestay - Students chosing the homestay option will stay in single accommodations with shared bathroom. Homestays will include half-board (breakfast and dinner). Laundry will be provided once per week, and all utilities and linens are included. An internet connection is NOT guaranteed.
Included in this program are:
Local Transportation: A Zone 1-2 London Underground pass is included for use on the Tube (subway) and buses for students living in apartments. Zones 1-3 are included for students in homestays.
Excursions: Enjoy full-day excursions to Stonehenge and Bath.
Student Events: Social events include an arrival tea, midterm dinner, and a farewell ceremony.
Student Safety & Support: The CAPA London team is available throughout your program to help you make the most of your experience. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure you have a safe and productive learning experience.
My Global City Program
CAPA’s My Global City unique learning immersion program 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.
These events may include touring multicultural Brixton, feasting on a curry dinner on Brick Lane, a Greenwich riverboat and walking tour, or an Abbey Road Beatles Magical Mystery Tour.
Students will have the opportunity to be matched with another student going on their CAPA program during the application process. This a great way to meet new people prior to arrival, have additional support through the support of a “pal” and just another way to get involved in the CAPA Community! You will just need to complete a brief survey about your interests and lifestyle so the CAPA team can find your best match in the cohort! Whether you are a first-time or seasoned traveler, looking to make friends earlier than arrival, or just want a support system to help you as you navigate the process of preparing for living abroad - this program is great for all students!
Talk to a CAPA Ambassador
To hear from our past program participants about the program: CAPA Ambassador.
Talk to a CAPA Program Manager
The CAPA Program Manager for this program is:
Christine Francois <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Visa information will be provided directly by CAPA The Global Education Network. If you would like to learn more about the visa information process, click here.
Students make their own flight arrangements to Heathrow Airport. Students then take a taxi or other form of transportation to CAPA's designated arrival location. Closer to the departure date you will be informed of the official meeting place from CAPA.
Costs (budget sheet)
Select your term of interest for the latest budget information.
All students are covered by full health, evacuation and repatriation insurance.
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.
Apart from completing the SUNY Oswego study abroad application, students applying for a CAPA: The Global Education Network Program need to also complete the CAPA application at the following link: https://go.capa.org/oswego/. Any questions related to this application process should be addressed directly to the CAPA Coordinator, Christine Francois <email@example.com>.
Late applications are accepted on a space-available basis. Please contact our office at firstname.lastname@example.org 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.