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Study Abroad Semester. London September 4 – November 14, 2014 European pre-tour August 31 – September 5, 2014 Optional return date: November 28, 2014. London. Arriving to London. Classroom at University of London Union. GOTHIC CATHEDRAL IN SEGOVIA. Are YOU……. Adaptable? Adventurous?

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Study abroad semester

Study Abroad Semester

London

September 4 – November 14, 2014

  • European pre-tour August 31 – September 5, 2014

  • Optional return date: November 28, 2014


Study abroad semester

London


Study abroad semester

Arriving to London


Study abroad semester

Classroom at University of London Union


Study abroad semester

GOTHIC CATHEDRAL IN SEGOVIA


Are you

Are YOU……...

  • Adaptable?

  • Adventurous?

  • Patient?

  • Ready for challenges?

  • Open-minded?

  • ADAPTABLE!

    These are the traits of successful study abroad students


Study abroad at miracosta

Study Abroad at MiraCosta

  • Offers university transferrable classes with transcript from California Community College (Citrus College)

  • Courses taught by California instructors who travel with the students to the host country --- so all classes taught in English

  • Classes include only students and faculty enrolled in the program. Classes meet in one classroom assigned at the University of London Union Campus.

  • Students pay tuition and fees for a minimum of 12 academic units to Citrus College, a California Community College for the same cost as taking classes at MiraCosta..

  • Program fees cover the cost of housing and services in the host country

  • Participants must be 18 years of age or older


Eligibility

Eligibility

  • Completion of twelve units of degree applicable or transferable college units by Spring 2014

  • Cumulative grade point average of 2.5 (MiraCosta policy)

  • Must be 18 years of age before departure

  • Must enroll in 12 units during semester program


London academic classes class titles and numbers from citrus college catalo g

London Academic ClassesClass titles and numbers from Citrus College Catalog

KENNETH GUTTMAN – CITRUS COLLEGE

Hist120 - British Life and Culture (CSU/UC) REQUIRED

Psychology 101Introduction to Psychology (CSU/UC)

Psychology 225Psychology of Human Sexuality (CSU/UC)

Sociology 202

Contemporary Social Problems (CSU/UC)

JAMES URBANOVICH – CRAFTON HILLS COLLEGE

Speech 101 (3 units-Grade Only)

Public Address (CSU/UC)

Speech 103Argumentation and Debate (CSU/UC)

Communications 100Mass Media and Society (CSU/UC)

Communications 200Visual Communications (CSU/UC)

Distance Education/Online Courses

Participants can choose ONE online course to meet their full-time 12 unit requirement. PLEASE NOTE: These courses are taught for 16 full weeks. They begin on August 27 and end December 14.

DEANNA DAVIS – COLLEGE OF THE CANYONS

Engl252 – Introduction to English Literature - 19th and 20th centuries (CSU/UC)

Engl272 – Introduction to World Literature - 1600’s through 20th century (CSU/UC)

Engl291 – Film as Literature (CSU/UC)

Engl294 – Introduction to Shakespeare (CSU/UC)


London program fee 6745

London Program Fee = $6745

  • Medical and Fee Refund Insurance

  • British Life and Culture

    field trips/walking tours

  • Orientation programs

  • Public library pass

  • Computer lab

  • Free email/Internet

  • Extensive social and cultural activities

  • Application fee

  • Homestay lodging w/breakfast M-F and kitchen privileges

  • London transportation pass (buses & underground train)

  • AIFS Student Center Student Services support staff with 24-hour emergency service

  • University of London Union membership

  • Guided London tour


Housing

Housing

Homestay accommodation is included in the program fee – No additional charge:

Twin-bedded room in a home in London with breakfast M-F; kitchen facilities shared with host

  • Apartment Option is an additional $950:

    Shared apartment in central London; furnished and fully equipped kitchen. No meals included.


Expenses not included

Expenses Not Included

  • $250 refundable damage deposit

  • Passport

  • Personal Expenses

  • Meals (breakfast is included in homestay)

    Apartments include cooking equipment but not food

  • Community College enrollment fees

  • Textbooks

  • Airfare (Round trip with shuttle from London to housing)

    Can purchase group fare:

    • September 4 flight: $570 plus airline imposed taxes/fuel surcharges of $796

    • EuroTour Flight: $525 plus airline imposed taxes/fuel surcharge of $795

      Participants can choose to book their own flights to and from London


Option group airfare

OPTION Group Airfare

  • Round-trip airfare Los Angeles (LAX) to London will be available for purchase. Airfare price includes transfer from airport to housing.

  • Group airfare has specific travel dates:

    - departure on Thursday, September 4

    - return Friday, November 14 OR Friday, November 28

  • Price: airfare $570 + $796 taxes/fees/fuel surcharge

  • = $1,366


Optional trips

OPTIONAL TRIPS

  • Optional Cultural Activities - 4 one-day excursions and 6 evening events $525 (including transportation, guide, and entrance fees). Locations often include Stratford-Upon-Avon, Oxford, Brighton, Stonehenge and Salisbury, Bath

  • Six Cultural Events

    • Theatre – Musical, Drama and Comedy

    • Program usually includes a ticket to a rugby game or football match (that’s soccer to you!)

  • Optional tour of Scotland – 4 days/3 nights - $595

  • Optional European tour – 5 days/4 nights - $995

  • Medical insurance IS included in the program, but if you want to increase the coverage - Optional Medical Insurance Upgrade is $65

  • Optional Personal Property Coverage is $90


Estimated costs

Estimated costs


Financial aid guidelines

Financial Aid Guidelines

  • Study Abroad Financial Aid is Processed at Citrus College for ALL Eligible College Students attending fall 2014 in London

  • All students applying for financial aid at Citrus College must adhere to Citrus College’s Satisfactory Academic Progress Standards (SAPS) which includes but is not limited to: student’s limited to a maximum of 72completed total units, enrolled in an eligible program, and maintains a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or above.


Financial aid

Financial Aid

IF YOU ALREADY APPLIED FOR 2014-2015 at MiraCosta College

  • Add Citrus College on your Student Aid Report or call the processor (800) 433-3243 to add Code 001166

  • Forward official sealed copies of ALL academic transcripts to Citrus College

  • Complete Citrus College application for admission Applications available online http://www.citruscollege.edu

  • Send the Request for Financial Assistance forms included in your Study Abroad materials to Citrus College now, Attention: Julie Martinez


Financial aid1

Financial Aid

IF YOU WANT FINANCIAL AID BUT HAVE NOT

APPLIED FOR 2014-2015

  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) ASAP – Application available on-line at http://www.fafsa.ed.gov. Follow instructions.

  • List school code of study abroad host college to receive your Student Aid Report: Citrus College code - Code 001166; MiraCosta code - 001239

  • Sign and mail Request Financial Assistance sheet

  • Follow remaining procedure list in Applying for Financial Aid


Need more money

Need more money?

  • AIFS Ambassador Scholarships – Available only to student applicants to London! Deadline June 14, 2013

  • Do you have a Pell Grant with your Financial Aid award?

    Gilman Scholarship is a national scholarship competition for study abroad participation. Deadline: The deadline: March 4, 2014 by 11:59pm Central Time. www.iie.org/gilman

  • MiraCosta Foundation offering scholarships for Fall 2014. Look at the MiraCosta Scholarship Website for deadlines!

    Are you an Art student? Completed 2 transfer-level art classes? Check out the Dorothy Pat McCoury Study Abroad scholarship!


Dates and deadlines

Dates and Deadlines

  • Today: scholarships and financial aid. No obligation!

  • March 4 – Gilman Scholarship deadline

  • June 13, 2014– submit application and deposit to purchase airfare option. Also deadline for London Ambassador Scholarship application

  • July TBA– pay balance of program fees

  • August TBA – attend program orientation


Check for understanding

Check for understanding

  • What are the deadlines for study abroad?

  • Who can apply?

  • How much does it cost?

  • What language are my classes taught in?

  • Where do I take classes?

  • How do I get a transcript for classes I complete on this program?

  • Where do I live?


Contact me

Contact me!

Mia Scavone

International Office

MiraCosta College

Oceanside Campus, Room 3443

[email protected]

760/795-6897


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