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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • This program is full, or the deadline has passed.
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Area of Study: Art, English, History, Search 201, Theatre Language of Instruction: English
Type of Program: Academic Study Minimum GPA: 2.75
Housing Type: Residence Hall
Program Description:
londonThe following information is updated for Summer 2022.
Rhodes Summer School in London

Location and Dates:
We will live in the residence halls at the University of London, Goldsmiths in New Cross, London for the duration of the program: 1 July – 30 July, 2022.

Description: Participate in this intensive four-week study abroad opportunity to learn about British literature, history, art (and more!) from prehistoric through contemporary times.  The immersion program includes highlighted excursions to famous sites and landmarks in the U.K. (TBA).  The courses are taught by American and British professors.

Students will stay in residence halls at the University of London, which will be centrally located for offsite activities.Most meals are provided for us each day; students are also given grocery store vouchers to spend on food for yourself on the days where cooked meals are not provided. This way students have flexibility, not only with their eating and nutrition choices, but also when wanting to sight-see or spend time off campus.

Students are also given a monthly Oyster card (valid for Tube, bus, some boats within London) so that they can travel around London at their convenience and attend group outings/excursions when they are held off campus.

The program begins on the evening of Friday, July 1 (with orientation and dinner) and ends on the morning of Saturday, July 31, when we must be out of the residence halls.

Classes Available: All courses are held in the mornings, leaving the afternoons free for scheduled excursions, study, and exploration. Students choose two 4-credit courses for a total of 8 credits:

9:00-10:15 am (choose one):
  • Michelangelo in London (F3, F5) (ART 265 - 4 credits) – includes trips to famous London museums to see the masterpieces you are learning about! (To be taught by Dr. Victor Coonin, Rhodes College)
  • Literature and Gender in London (4 credits) (F4* F9* pending) (more info TBA)

10:45-12:00 (choose one):
  • Search 201: British Studies track (F1) (HUM 201 - 4 credits) – we will read Shakespeare, Equiano, Keats, Wordsworth, Woolf, Wilde, Zadie Smith, and more (To be taught by Dr. Vanessa Rogers, Rhodes College.
  • Literature and Gender in London (4 credits) (F4* F9* pending) (more info TBA)
Students will receive an F11 credit for studying abroad, in addition to the foundations credits offered by their chosen courses. 

Eligibility Requirements: Minimum GPA of 2.75 (or with program director's approval) and be in good academic and social standing

Program Fee: 
Summer 2022 cost: $6400

WHAT IS INCLUDED: Tuition for two 4-credit courses, all meals, housing, events and excursions,  on-site orientation, an Oyster card (for London transport), and social and cultural activities.

NOT INCLUDED: Transatlantic airfare, passport/visa fees, COVID test before leaving the U.S., and some books

Professor Vanessa Rogers (

Need-Based Scholarship Applicants:
  • Need-Based Scholarship Available:All students on Summer Programs will be considered for a need-based scholarship if they have completed a FAFSA and have at least a 2.75 GPA.
  • Not all students will receive an award. Need based award amounts vary, based on each student's individual FAFSA information. Some awards may cover up to 100% of the program cost, though that is rare.
  • Students choosing to withdraw their Off-Campus Study Application for a Rhodes Summer Program* must do so by February 14. Following February 14, Rhodes′ "Program Fees and Billing" Policy, and Rhodes′ "Cancellation and Refund" Policy will apply. Follow this link to review our Policies.

This program is full, or the deadline has passed.