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CISaustralia Shakespeare Short-term Study Abroad
London, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms:
Program Terms: Summer (Dec - Feb)
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Program Type:
Non-Exchange Short-Term
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Short-term Type:
Coursework, Site Visits
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Short-term Duration:
2-3 weeks
Program Description:
Program Description:


Shakespeare in London, Stratford and Oxford

Location: London, United Kingdom
Program dates: 28 December 2017 – 14 January 2018
Application deadline: 29 September 2017
Duration: 2 weeks

Host: IAU College
Provider: CIS Australia

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Program Description
On the January in London, Stratford and Oxford program, you will visit 3 significant and historic cities in 17 nights, including 11 nights in London – one of the most visited cities in the world!
The program offers a tertiary level introduction to Shakespearean drama, with a focus on Shakespeare as a writer for the stage and theatre. Close attention will be paid to major themes of character development, poetry and reading. The program is ideal for the keen student who likes a challenge while studying something interesting and stimulating.
In the classroom students will engage in critical discussions around design, acting and directing for theatre production. Shakespearean drama will then be brought to life through exciting excursions to the theatre to see plays and go on backstage tours.
This program offers 3 different university level courses in a range of subjects so you can choose the best course for you (each student will take one course during the program).

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Academic Information

Language: Classes are instructed in English.
Relevant subject areas: Arts and Social Sciences (English, Performance Studies)

Courses available
- Theatre 385: Shakespeare
- Literature 385: Shakespeare
- English 385: Shakespeare 

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Useful Information 

Locations included
London: 11 nights
Stratford: 3 nights
Oxford: 3 nights

From London’s eye-catching buildings to Stratford’s green landscape, to Oxford’s cobbled streets, you will explore a diverse range of art and culture while taking in the compelling British history. You will be amazed by London’s unique sense of style – there is so much to see in just 10 days, including the magnificent Big Ben, the famous Tower of London, Piccadilly Circus and Westminster Abbey – just to name a few. The home of the great wordsmith is also sure to impress – the eccentric city of Stratford and its green landscape will add warmth to your study-tour. The cobblestone streets of Oxford will lead to museums, libraries, historic pubs, trendy bars and restaurants and exclusive shops, surrounded by beautiful architecture. Well-known for its university, Oxford is dominated by a large student population.
Accommodation is provided in a combination of 3-star hotels, guest houses, hostels and apartments. All rooms are shared between program participants of the same gender. Further details are provided with a final detailed itinerary closer to the departure date. Accommodation varies according to availability in the respective city.
Host institution
The program is hosted by IAU College, France. IAU is one of Europe’s premier academic centres, located in Aix-en-Provence. The college places strong emphasis on immersion in French language and culture. IAU will provide experts from a various disciplines and backgrounds to provide students with a unique academic insight into the locations visited throughout this academic travelling program.

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Program Fee: $7,750 AUD
Program fee includes: 
- Tuition fees
- Accommodation in 3 and 4 star hotels or similar
- Most breakfasts and some group dinners
- Entrance fees to all museums and guest lecture venues
- Entrance fees to all theatre productions
- Medical and accident insurance
- 24/7 on ground and emergency support
- CISaustralia support before and during the program
- Academic advising
- Financial advice
- Assistance with travel arrangements
- Pre-departure orientation
- Airport pickup
- On-site orientation
- Transportation to and from each city in England
- IAU College official transcript
- CIS Certificate of Completion

Other costs: flights, meals, personal travel
OS-HELP loans may be available to eligible students enrolled in a Commonwealth supported place where the program is approved for credit prior to departure. Application required.

How to Apply

Application instructions for Dec-Feb 2018/2019 programs will be provided later this year. Applications are currently open for Jun-Aug 2018 programs!

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