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London Metropolitan University

 

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London Metropolitan University offers a wide range of courses to a student population of over 20,000. The University possesses an experienced, well-qualified staff excited to welcome you to their campus.  As a study abroad student, you may take courses in areas ranging from business, law, governance, international relations, psychology, computing, math and social sciences and humanities. You will be taught by nationally recognized research faculty and have the option to participate in an internship. You will also have the opportunity to join numerous clubs and intramural sports teams.  Additionally, aficionados of music, film, dance, theater, comedy, sport, and culinary delights of all cuisines will find that London provides endless opportunities.  Join our facebook group

 

City, Country

London, England

Session

Semester and/or Academic Year

Dates

Spring Term: January 19, 2014 - May 31, 2014

Fall Term: Depart U.S. September 21, 2014 (Arrive in London September 22, 2014) - December 20, 2014

Requirements

2.7 GPA, Must be second semester sophomore, junior or senior

Application

Deadlines:

Fall Admission: April 15
Spring Admission: October 15

To apply, please complete and submit:

  1. SUNY Study Abroad Application
  2. London Metropolitan University Application 
  3. Nido Housing Application and Roommate Preference Form Please note- this application is for Spring 2014- Please use this application and  indicate correct semester and dates.
  4. Copy of Passport Biographical Page
  5. Digital photo- Headshot to be used for student and housing ID. Please e-mail to studyabroad@cortland.edu

Non-Cortland students must also return completed Judicial Review and Code of Conduct forms.

Cortland Students: To ensure that the courses you take abroad will satisfy your degree requirements, you are required to submit the Course Approval Form to the International Programs Office by mid-November for spring term applicants or May 1, for fall term applicants.

Non-Cortland students must speak with their home campus study abroad office for information on the course approval process.

Travel Information

Spring 2014 Travel Dates:

Departure Date from the U.S.: January 19, 2014
Arrival Date at London Metropolitan University:  January 20, 2014
Departure Date from London Metropolitan University:  May 31, 2014

Fall 2014 Travel Dates:

Departure Date from the U.S.: September 21, 2014
Arrival Date at London Metropolitan University: September 22, 2014
Departure Date from London Metropolitan University: December 20, 2014

For travel in and around London, students will purchase a London Travel Card (Oyster Card). The Oyster card allows unlimited access to the tube and underground in Zones 1 & 2.

Orientation Schedule at London Met

Before you depart, please read London Metropolitan University's Study Abroad Handbook

Program Costs

Spring 2014 Budget **Tentative and Subject to Change**

2014 Fall Budget **Tentative and Subject to Change**

Accepted students will receive an updated budget as a part of their acceptance packet. 

Program Course Information

Students are fully integrated into the academic and social life of the University and study alongside British students at either the North or City campus.
Students may select courses from both campuses, however, they should make certain that the classes are offered in separate time blocks to allow for travel time between campuses.

Students will take 4 Modules (3 credits each) or an Internship with 3 Modules for a total of 12 U.S. credits. Please check to see if the modules you are interested in taking are available for your semester abroad! 


Begin your module selection process by closely reviewing the following:

Module Registration & Module List

Art and Theatre in London (AH201 & TH201) - Explore the rich heritage of Europe through the many Art Galleries and Museums that the city has to offer. Allow yourself to be introduced to the breadth of theatre that London has available. These courses are a favorite among study abroad students!

Submit your module choices by completing and submitting to SUNY Cortland: 
London Met Module Registration Form
Deadline to submit Module Registration Form:
June 1 (fall semester)
November 1 (spring semester)

Optional Internship:
Students have the option of participating in an internship for an additional fee (see budget). You will work an average of 8 hours per week and earn 3 credits.
Participation in an internship will substitute for one module. For more information about internships, please go London Met Study Abroad Internship Program website. Please review list of possible internship placements.

Special Note: All students that participate in an internship MUST apply for a U.K. TIER 4 Visa. Visa guidance will be provided by SUNY Cortland International Programs Office. For more information about the TIER 4 visa please go to the U.K. Border Agency website.

To apply for an internship in London:
Please review Study Abroad Internships Pack
Submit Internship Application & UK style CV (resume). Internship applications and CV to be submitted to SUNY Cortland by Oct 15 (spring applicants) or April 15 (fall applicants)

Accommodation

All participants will live in Nido Apartments. Nido is a relatively new student housing complex with many amenities. The Nido complex is located in the Kings Cross area of central London. Students are housed in a shared twin room with a private bath and a communal kitchen on every floor. Students have the option of a single room with its own kitchenette and private bath for an additional fee (see budget). Nido Application and Roommate Preference Form should be submitted with program application.

Host Website

London Metropolitan University Study Abroad Web Site (this site caters to you!) 

Frequently asked questions when studying abroad at London Met 

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Student Mentors

Email one of our student mentors to learn more about London Metropolitan University from a student's perspective.

Mary Wilcox studied during the spring 2013 semester.

Program Advisor

Contact Gonda Gebhardt, SUNY Cortland Study Abroad Advisor for any questions you may have.