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Exchange (Bilateral) England: University of Hertfordshire
Hatfield, United Kingdom
Program Terms: Academic Year,
Calendar Year,
Fall,
Spring
Homepage: Click to visit
Restrictions: UW-W applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2015 10/01/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Calendar Year 2015 10/01/2014** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.
Fact Sheet:
 Program Type:
Exchange (Bilateral)
 Language of Instruction:
English
 Housing Options:
Apartment, Dorm/On-Campus, Home-Stay
 Minimum GPA:
2.5
 Class Standing:
Junior, Senior, Sophomore
 Areas of Study:
Accounting, Astronomy, Biology, Business, Chemistry, Communication, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Economics, Education, English, Entrepreneurship, Film, Geography, Graphic Design, Human Resource Management, Humanities, International Business, International Relations, International Studies, Journalism, Literature, Management, Marine Science, Marketing, Math/Statistics, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Political Science, Psychology, Religion/Theology, Women's Studies
 Service-Learning:
Yes
Program Description:

University of Hertfordshire

UW-W Exchange Program


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Location Hertfordshire, England
Academic Focus Across the Curriculum
Eligibility 2.5 GPA
Terms Fall, Spring, Year
Language of Instruction English
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The University of Hertfordshire is located in a prime location. You'll be only half an hour from central London, and within easy reach of all four of the capital's international airports. The university has an attractive, safe campus that provides a real home away from home. Hertfordshire offers a full range of courses for students with a wide variety of majors, including Business and Computer Science.

Academics

This exchange is open to all majors, though Business and Computer Science majors are particularly encouraged to apply. UW-Whitewater students can choose from courses across the University of Hertfordshire curriculum. Students will take 3-4 courses for a total of 45-60 UK credits, equaling approximately 12-16 UW-W credits.

The University of Hertfordshire offers exchange students a wide variety of course options in areas of study, including Creative Arts, Education, Health and Social Work, Humanities, Computer Science, Engineering and Technology, Business, Computer Science,  as well as Physics, Astronomy, and Mathematics. More program offerings and course strutcture information can be found on their webpage. Complete course information can be found in their online course catalog.

Accommodation

Housing is coordinated through the University of Hertfordshire, where most international students live on campus. There is a mix of accommodation styles available for exchange students including traditional halls of residence, flats, and houses. If preferred, a home-stay can be arranged for international students. Accommodation is guaranteed for academic year exchange students, and the University will endeavor a place for semester exchange students in on-campus housing, although this cannot be guaranteed.

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Student Life and Surroundings

However you like to spend your down time, you will have plenty of options at the University of Hertfordshire. The Student’s Union is a popular place for students to spend their time. There is live music, bars, and events held regularly throughout the year at the Student’s Union.

There are also countless clubs and societies for students to get involved in from literature to film making. Students are also able to join competitive as well as recreational sports. “Boasting some of the best sports and fitness facilities in the country, our £15 million sports village is a great place to get fit, get competitive or just get out and do something different.”

Hertfordshire itself has an “old English” feel with many newer amenities. It has shopping centers and restaurants that are easily accessible to residents. Hertfordshire is also near many other interesting towns and cities. London is just a 30 minute train ride away!
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Cost of Attendance, Financial Aid, and Scholarships

Exchange programs are affordable study abroad options that allow students to pay UW-W tuition while studying abroad.  As with all approved study abroad programs, UW-W financial aid can be used on this program.  Eligible students are encouraged to apply for the Wisconsin Grant for Study Abroad, as well as UW-W and external study abroad scholarships that are available.
UW-W tuition, as well as the Global Experiences Application Fee and CISI international insurance, are billed to the student’s UW-W account.  Other expenses are paid individually (e.g. living expenses) or to the host university (e.g. accommodation).


Estimated Cost of Attendance (per semester)

*2013-14 UW-W tuition for in-state residents. Non-residents are subject to UW-W non-resident tuition rates.  Tuition rates are subject to change each academic year.
  UW-Whitewater Hertfordshire
Tuition $3,789* $3,789*
Housing $1,500-$2,500 $1,800-$2,925
Meals $1,600 $2,000
Other Living Expenses $1,475 $3,000
Global Experiences Application Fee $0 $275
CISI International Insurance $0 $170
Travel Documents $0 $145
Round Trip Flight $0 $1,100
Total Cost of Attendance $8,364-$9,364 $12,279-$13,404

Passport and Visa Requirements

Students will need a passport to study abroad that is valid for at least 6 months beyond the end of their program.  Students in this program are not required to apply for a visa unless they plan on studying in England for a period longer than 6 months.

Key Dates


Term Application Deadline Term Dates
Academic Year March 15th Late September to late May
Fall Semester March 15th Late September to mid January
Spring Semester October 15th Mid January to late May


Contacts

CGE Exchange Coordinator:
Mikaela Auerbach
Center for Global Education
Office: Hyland 1227
Tel:  262-472-5379 (direct)
         262-472-5759 (appointments)
Email: auerbacm@uww.edu

UW-W Faculty Exchange Advisor:
Dr. Robert Horton
College of Letters & Sciences
Office: Hyland 3420
Tel: (262) 472-1206
Email: hortonb@uww.edu

 

Location

Center for Global Education
Hyland Hall, Suite 1227
University of Wisconsin-Whitewater
809 West Starin Road
Whitewater, WI 53190

Contact the Center

Phone: 262-472-5759
Fax: 262-472-1491
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Information Sessions

Tuesdays: 10:00 a.m.
Wednesdays: 1:30 p.m.
Thursdays: 1:30 p.m.