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England (London) - GLS 100: Global Cities
London, United Kingdom
Program Terms: Q3 Course
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Restrictions: SUNY Oswego applicants only
Budget Sheets Q3 Course
Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.
Fact Sheet:
Instruction Language: English Housing Options: Hotel
Minimum GPA: 2.5 Class: Freshman, Sophomore, Junior, Senior, Graduate
 Q Course International airfare:
Included Program Type: Faculty-led, On-line course
SUNY Code: 842 Included in Program Fee: Accommodations, Breakfast, Excursions/Trips, Full Insurance Coverage, International Coach Flight, Tours
 NOT Included in Program Fee:
Connecting Flight, Lunch and Dinner Daily, Passport, Spending Money Program Coordinator: Mary Kerr -
Program Description:
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The City

Founded by the Romans, made the capital of a united England by William the Conqueror in 1066, site of the world's first stock exchanges, 19th century focus of the emerging world economy, home to the mother of all parliaments, London has become a global center of business, finance, and entertainment.  Famous museums, such as the Victoria and Albert, and medieval architectural masterpieces, such as Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London, as well as its theatres make London one of the world's great cities.  Learn about London by taking GLS 100: Global City during Q3 and spend Spring Break visiting the sites discussed in the course and experience the multicultural diversity of London life. Note: This Quarter Course will use SLN online active learning modules.

Travel Itinerary

Saturday, March 15 Departure from the U.S.
Sunday, March 16 Arrive in London. Transfer from airport to hotel. Breakfast upon arrival at hotel. Orientation program and tour of hotel neighborhood, theater district, Buckingham Palace Gates & Covent Garden. Lunch on your own in Covent Garden. Afternoon and evening free.
Monday, March 17 Morning tour of St. Paul's Cathedral, followed by Millennium (foot) Bridge, passing Tate Modern. Optional visit to Camden market where you may shop/dine.  Evening free.
Tuesday, March 18 Morning visit to the Tower of London, Cross Tower Bridge.  Visit to historic George Inn Pub in Southwark, lunch purchase on your own. Ride on London Eye (Millennium Wheel) including optional 3D video (free with your ticket). Rest of afternoon free to see the Westminster area (Big Ben, Houses of Parliament, Westminster Abbey, Whitehall, etc.) Evening theatre preformance in the West End.
Wednesday, March 19                                        Day trip to Stonehenge & Bath.  Lunch on your own in Bath.  Walking tour of Bath (Royal Crescent, The Circus, and Assembly Rooms). Admission to Roman Baths and coach transporation included.  Evening free upon return to London.
Thursday, March 20 Morning visit to the British Museum. Optional visit at additional costs, to Harry Potter Tour @ Warner Brothers Studio (Leavesden, North London). Rest of the day to explore your own interests.
Friday, March 21 Morning entrance to Hampton Court Palace. Afternoon and evening free to explore your own interests.
Saturday, March 22 Morning departure to U.S.

Course Syllabus

For complete course syllabus, please click here.

Housing and Meals

Students will be housed in a hotel(s) in London. Breakfast is provided each morning.

Program Costs (Budget Sheets)

The cost information (with details of included an dadditional costs) can be found by clicking the link below.


Payment Dates

  • December 1, 2013:   $250 deposit due
  • January 15, 2014:      Program Balance due

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. Contact the Financial Aid office (206 Culkin) for information.

Course Enrollment & Requirements

The study visit is a required component of the 3-credit "GLS 100: Global Cities - London" course. The course will be taught online, with weekly scheduled (Wednesday 4:30-5:30) live chat with the instructor.  The first and last classes will be Skype in a classroom setting, allowing students to meet each other and the instructor.  See GLS 100 London-SYLLABUS2013.pdf for requirements.

This program is currently not accepting applications.
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