18 May 2013 to 4 Jun 2013
Ireland, England and Scotland
Between your time in Dublin, Edinburgh, and London, you’ll experience some of the most historic sites in the world on the 2012 Ireland, Scotland, and England Study Abroad Program! Edinburgh Castle, Mary King’s Close, The Tower of London, and Dublin Castle are only a few of the famous (and sometimes infamous) locations you’ll visit while studying the History and Literature of the area. And new this year, you have the opportunity to earn PE credit through a climbing component!
Registration for this program is NOW OPEN. If you want to join WSU for this amazing opportunity, sign up as soon as possible – spots will go fast!
Destination: Ireland, Scotland & England
Dates of Program: May 18 – June 4, 2013
Program Director: Debi Sheridan and Tim Nguyen
For participating in this Study Abroad, you will receive three credit hours in either of the following:
- ENGL 2920
- ENGL 4920
- WS 2920
- WS 4920
- PE 1527
Debi Sheridan — Debi Sheridan is an instructor in WSU’s LEAP and English departments. She is a native of the British Isles. She’s been at WSU since 1999, and has led Study Abroad Programs to the British Isles since 2000.
Tim Nguyen – Tim has taught Climbing classes for the WSU Outdoor Program for the past 3 years, has led twenty-plus outdoor recreation and climbing trips, and has over twenty years experience in the field.
Day 1 Arrive at London-Gatwick, Depart for Camden Town.
Day 2 Bus Tour of London, Tower of London, River Thames cruise
Day 3 Free day in London, choice of show
Day 4 Adventure day – Peak District for climbers or Lake District for non-climbers.
Day 5 Museums and homes of the Lake District poets and writers.
Day 6 Travel to Edinburgh
Day 7 Bus tour of Edinburgh, Gallery, Museum of Scotland
Day 8 Edinburgh Castle, Queen’s Apartments, Scott Monument
Day 9 Adventure day – Ratho Quarry for climbers or Incholm Island for non-climbers
Day 10 Free day in Edinburgh
Day 11 Fly to Dublin, Book of Kells Bus Tour
Day 12 Kilmainham Gaol, Guinness
Day 13 Adventure day – Dep. Fair Head, NI, or Christchurch and Dublinia
Day 14 Museum of Ireland, Famine statues
Day 15 June Malahide Castle or Dùn Loaghaire
Day 16 Free day in Dublin
Day 17 Travel back to London, then home.
The tentative cost of the program will include:
- All Domestic Air and Ground Transportation
- Faculty & course credit
The cost does not include your passport, a Visa, if required, international airfare, most meals & incidentals, any unscheduled travel, and excess baggage cost.
Student participants may be from any age group from WSU or the surrounding community. Preference will be given to WSU Students. Those participating in the climbing portion should be physically ready for the demands. All participants must have a valid passport and must provide proof of that passport to the Study Abroad Office at least 90 days prior to the departure date.
Please note that all lodging on this program will be in hostels.
$500 non-refundable deposit (including application fee) due December 7, 2012.
$250 payment due January 31, 2013
$600 payment due February 28, 2013
$600 payment due March 31, 2013
$600 payment due April 30, 2013
Remainder due no later than May 15, 2013.
You may pay in person at the Hurst Center room 102B, by phone with a credit card, 626-6600.
The Fine Print
If the trip is cancelled, all participants will be refunded in full. Any refunds for withdrawal from the program will be determined by the Study Abroad Director according to the recoverability of incurred costs and fees, and according to Continuing Education Policy. Once the group leaves, all costs are non-refundable in their entirety. Dates and prices may change. It is the responsibility of each participant to be aware of any changes by staying in contact with Study Abroad and the program director.
If you have any questions, feel free to contact your program director, or call Continuing Education at (801) 626-6600.