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 Summer 2023 Travel Seminar UK

Tentative Dates: May 21 to 29, 2025
Deadline to Apply: November 22, 2024

Travel Seminar Scholarships up to $3,500 available

Summer Class Information
  • Classes:
    • ENGL 580L: Travel Seminar (1 or 3 credit hours - for English majors/minors)
    • LASI 398: Travel Seminar (1 or 3 credit hours - for non-English majors/minors)
  • Professors: Dr. Francis Connor and Dr. Katie Lanning
  • Open to all students at WSU - undergraduate and graduate
  • Honors students: Earn credit toward your honors requirements with 3 credit hour option
Cultural Benefits and Activities
  • Connects classroom learning with real-world experiences
  • Experience British culture
  • Visit London sites including museums and other places of interest:
    • Westminster Abbey
    • British Library
    • Shakespeare’s Globe
    • Tate Modern
    • St Paul’s Cathedral
    • Theatre show
  • Full day excursion to the city of Canterbury including a guided walking tour and entry to Canterbury Cathedral
  • Enjoy free time in London to explore on your own
  • Detailed itinerary
Program Costs

Program Costs:

  • Program Fee of approximately $3,285:
    • Double or triple occupancy rooms
    • Daily breakfast, welcome dinner, and farewell dinner
    • Travel pass: Oyster Card for unlimited travel on the underground, buses, trams and regional trains in the zones 1 & 2 of London for the duration of the program
    • All activities listed on the detailed itinerary
    • International health insurance
    • Airport transfers (if you arrive and depart at the designated times to LHR airport)
  • Additional Costs (not included in program fee) approximately $1,800:
    • Roundtrip flight from Wichita and airline baggage fees
    • Airport transfers (if you don’t arrive and depart at the designated times to LHR airport)
    • Uncovered meals
    • Personal expenses
  • Cost of regular WSU tuition and fees at summer 2025 rate (1 or 3 credit hours)
  • $130 WSU Study Abroad application and administrative fees

Tentative Payment Dates:

  • First payment ($450) of Program Fee to AIFS is due on February 10, 2025 (if students cancel after February 10 and before March 21, they forfeit the $450 payment)
  • Final payment of Program Fee to AIFS is due on March 21, 2025 (if students cancel after March 21, the entire program fee is due and forfeited)
Flights and Housing


  • Students will be responsible for purchasing their own roundtrip flight but provides the student flexibility on when/where they would like to arrive/depart Europe in the case they would like to travel to other cities or countries before or after the travel seminar
  • Students will have the option to travel with the professor, or you can purchase with other students to travel together
  • Fly in and out of London Heathrow (LHR) at the designated times for airport transfers to/from hotel


  • Students will stay in a double or triple occupancy hotel room within London
How to Apply

Complete the General WSU Study Abroad Application Form.

Complete payment of $130 WSU Study Abroad application and administrative fees (charged to WSU student account) – once your application has been submitted you will receive instructions on completing these payments.

Application deadline: November 22, 2024

Contact Information

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Student group at scenic outlook point
Students at Stonehenge
Students with The London Eye