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W&M Summer- Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom
Program Terms: Summer
This program is currently not accepting applications.
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Program Type: WM Sponsored Summer Click here for a definition of this term Host Institution: Christ’s College at the University of Cambridge
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Language Requirements: None
Click here for a definition of this term Service Component: No Click here for a definition of this term WM/Reves Scholarships: Yes
Click here for a definition of this term Credit Type: WM Credit Click here for a definition of this term Admission Requirements: Good Academic Standing
Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 1- Freshman, 2- Sophomore, 3- Junior Click here for a definition of this term Program Goal: Study Abroad
Click here for a definition of this term Housing Options: Standard Student Dorm Prerequisites: One-credit course taken at W&M
Program Description:
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William & Mary’s long-standing summer program in Cambridge, England, is housed in beautiful and historical Christ’s College, one of 31 colleges that comprise the University of Cambridge. Christ’s was founded in 1437 and later endowed by Lady Margaret Beaufort, mother of King Henry VII. The college is located in the heart of the city of Cambridge about an hour-long train trip from central London.

The 2014 session runs five weeks--from July 4 to August 8. Classes will generally meet from Mon-Thurs, with excursions on weekends. At least one weekend will be free, so that students who wish to can schedule travel on their own. W&M students are housed in comfortable single rooms in the stately 18C court of the college.  The program price will include breakfast and partial supplements for other meals.
 
There is a required 1 credit course to be taken in Spring 2014, which you will be registered for following your acceptance into the program. This course is designed specifically for students going on the summer program and is intended to enhance your cross-cultural understanding of Cambridge and to cover a variety of pre-departure questions. The scheduling of this course will be dependent on the class times possible for the program participants.

The Faculty
This year's faculty come from various disciplines at the College: GIS Program Director Stuart Hamilton, Associate Professor of Art History Catherine Levesque, and Professor of English Chris MacGowan. In addition to hosting several information meetings scheduled for Fall term, they will be available in Fall and Spring terms to assist individual students interested in the Cambridge program.

The Courses
All of the courses involve week-day class sessions and plan to include on-site trips to places relevant to the course material.  Possible excursions for the 2014 program could include London, Bath, Stonehenge, Stratford, and Canterbury. 6 credits, 2 courses chosen from (all 3 credits):

INTR XXX:  The Geography of London's Transportation System in the New Millennium
(draft of syllabus for this course can be found here)

 
ENGL 465 02:  Cambridge Writers

ENGL 465 01:  American Writers in England
 

ARTH 489:  English Art from the Late Middle Ages to the 18th Century

 

ARTH 252:  Renaissance to the 21st Century (GER 4a, GER 5)

 



The Reves Center advisor for the Cambridge Summer Program is Molly DeStafney, mldestafney@wm.edu.


Host Institution:
Christ’s College
University of Cambridge

W&M faculty:
Stuart Hamilton, Dept. of Geology

Catherine Levesque, Dept. of Art History

Chris MacGowan, Dept. of English


Term:
Arrival date:  July 4, 2014
Departure date:  August 8, 2014

Deadlines:
Application ($75):  February 3
Deposit ($500):  March 10
Final payment:  April 1

Eligibility:
All College students in good academic standing.
Non-William & Mary students are also eligible to apply here: Non-WM Summer Program Application Form


Pre-requisite:
Participation in a 1 credit pre-course in the spring semester.

Language Requirements:
None

Course Information:
Courses are taught by W&M faculty. Students choose two 3-credit courses. Grades will appear on the W&M transcript and will be included in GPA calculations.

Program Fees:
2014 program fee: $5725


A $75 application fee applies, to be paid to the Bursar’s Office. Students are responsible for airfare and some meals.


Reves Summer Scholarships are available.
 



Dates / Deadlines:
There are currently no active application cycles for this program.

 
This program is currently not accepting applications.