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A Semester in Canterbury. The Canterbury programme at Canterbury Christ Church University John Lea. The University. Canterbury Christ Church University 15,000 + students Located in the historic centre of Canterbury Thriving international student community. The City.

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A semester in canterbury

A Semester in Canterbury

The Canterbury programme at

Canterbury Christ Church University

John Lea

The university

The University

  • Canterbury Christ Church University

  • 15,000 + students

  • Located in the historic centre of Canterbury

  • Thriving international student community

The city

The City

  • Britain’s first cathedral city - 597AD

  • World famous tourist centre

  • 2 universities, Art and Community Colleges

  • 60 miles from London, 180 miles from Paris

The location

The Location

The programme

The Programme

4 course programme:

  • Modern Britain

  • British Literature and/or British History

    + 2 courses to be chosen from approved

    list of undergraduate courses

The opportunities

The Opportunities

  • To demonstrate growing self-confidence through experience of independent living abroad;

  • To develop an enhanced global perspective;

  • To gain a first hand cultural understanding of Britain and Europe through study and travel;

  • To gain an understanding of how Europeans view the United States;

  • To expand personal networking, and make new friends.

Day trips in england

Day trips in England

  • Stonehenge and Roman Bath

  • Shakespeare’s Globe theatre in London and Stratford-on-Avon

  • Oxford and Cambridge – universities and towns

  • Dover – the castle, the White Cliffs, and secret tunnels

A day in london

A day in London

On the trail of revolutionary thinkers:

  • The home of Charles Darwin - Down House


  • The home of Sigmund Freud – Hampstead


  • The tomb of Karl Marx – Highgate


A weekend in rome

A weekend in Rome

On the trail of the gods Feb 27th 06:

  • The Roman Forum – Imperial Rome and the burial mound of Julius Caesar

  • The Stadio Olimpico – FS Roma beat SS Lazio 2-0 in the Rome soccer derby

  • The Vatican museums – The Sistine Chapel and the Raphael rooms


The roman forum

The Roman Forum

Lo stadio olimpico

Lo Stadio Olimpico

The vatican museums

The Vatican Museums

School of Athens, (1503-1513), Raphael Sanzioã Vatican Museums, 2003

A weekend in paris

A weekend in Paris

On the trail of the enigmatic:

  • The Louvre and the Mona Lisa - http://www.louvre.fr/llv/commun/home_flash.jsp?bmLocale=en

  • The Pompidou Centre and (post) modern art – http://www.centrepompidou.fr/Pompidou/Accueil.nsf/tunnel?OpenForm

  • Pere Lachaise – Jim Morrison, Oscar Wilde and company - http://www.pere-lachaise.com/


The louvre

The Louvre

The pompidou centre

The Pompidou Centre

Pere lachaise cemetery

Pere Lachaise Cemetery

Any questions

Any questions?

  • Talk to your International Office and Study Abroad Coordinator;

  • Hunt out students who’ve studied abroad;

  • Find out about scholarships and endowments – you might be eligible.

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