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  • Locations: Liverpool, United Kingdom; London, United Kingdom; Manchester, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: May Term
  • Budget Sheets: May Term
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Class Status: 1 - freshman, 2 - sophomore, 3 - junior, 4 - senior, 5 - grad student
Housing Options: Hotel Area of Study: Health and Human Sciences
Program Type: Study Abroad, USA Faculty-led Minimum GPA: 2.25
Click here for a definition of this term Recommended Program: Yes
Program Description:

USA Health, Kinesiology, and Sport in England

manchester

Program Dates:

Start Date: May 13, 2020
End Date:  May 20, 2020

Program Overview:

Academics: Students will spend one week in London and one week in Manchester. Both weeks we will be working with UCFB ( https://www.ucfb.ac.uk/ ) at their Wembley and Etihad stadium campuses. UCFB is a sports focused higher education institution, with degrees in sport being offfered including sports business, sports journalism, and sports coaching. 

Sightseeing: Both London and Manchester, and surrounding areas (e.g. Liverpool) offer a wide variety of sightseeing opportunities that are both related to sports (e.g. Olympic Village and Stadium Tours, National Soccer Museum, Sporting Events), and cultural experinces (e.g. Buckingham Palace, Houses of Parliament, Beatles Experience, Natural History Museum). 

Travel: London and Manchester are both large international airports, that are easy to access by air from the United States. London and Manchester are also easy to travel between via train due to having major train stations in both cities (London Euston and Manchester Picadilly). Train rides from London to Mancehster take around 2 hours.  Both cities have excellent public transport systems (London Underground, Manchester Metrolink)

Course Information:

Option 1:
Course Number:  KIN 201
Course Title: ORIENTATION TO KINESIOLOGY
Credit Hours: 3

Option 2:
Course Number:  KIN 490
Course Title: SPECIAL TOPICS
Credit Hours: 3

Program Costs:

The cost of the USA Health, Kinesiology, and Sport in England program is $3,999. Program costs include:
  • Tuition for three (3) credit hours
  • All program-related, in-country transportation
  • All program-related housing: Shared occupancy in centrally located hotels/hostels (Single accommodations are available for an additional charge)
  • All program-related excursions listed in the itinerary
  • International health insurance & emergency assistance
  • Airport pickup for those who arrive on the assigned day and time
  • Daily breakfasts
  • A welcome and departure meal in-country
***Please note: International airfare is not included in the price of the program. The Office of International Education will reserve and facilitate flights on behalf of all students who would like assistance. You should budget additional funds for international airfare, meals other than breakfasts and specified dinners, and personal expenses such as souvenirs or independent travel, based on individual spending habits. 

Costs are based on anticipated exchange rates and enrollment and are subject to change. Program items may be changed in lieu of a price increase. Price may vary for graduate students.​

See Summarized Cost and Payment Information: HKS in England.pdf

Scholarships and Financial Aid:

The first 5 USA students who commit to the program and complete a scholarship application will receive a USA Study Abroad scholarship of $500. Students must complete the "Study Abroad Conditional Scholarship" application in Jagspot.

Scholarships: Most students can apply their current financial aid (scholarships, grants, and/or loans) to the cost of the program. USA Study Abroad scholarships are available to all USA student participants who submit an application and meet minimum program requirements. Additional scholarships for study abroad are available, but unlike institutional scholarships, you need to seek out these opportunities. For a list of scholarship opportunities please visit: 
https://www.southalabama.edu/departments/ie/studyabroad/scholarships.html and schedule an appointment with a study abroad advisor.

Financial Aid Awards: If you are interested in applying for or reviewing your financial aid award to use towards this program, please contact Stephanie Roote (sroote@southalabama.edu) in the Financial Aid Office as soon as possible.

Payment Schedule and Important Deadlines:

Space on this program is limited. You can reserve a spot in the program by hitting the "Apply Now" button and completing the online program application. Once accepted, you can confirm your place in the program by paying the program deposit of $350.

Application Deadline: February 1, 2020. 
A program deposit of $350.00 is due when you confirm your place in the program. The deposit is applied toward the cost of the program and must be made no later than the application deadline.

Final Payment Deadline: April 17, 2020

More information related to payments and deadlines is provided within your study abroad application: The Financial Agreement, IMPORTANT: Faculty-Led Program Deposit and Payment Information, and Summarized Cost and Payment Sheet. 

Refund Policies:

Refunds for Program Fees: Program fees are refundable only in the event of cancellation of the program and are based on recoverable expenses. After the application deadline, OIE will begin to pay program costs (housing, travel, booking, etc.) on your behalf. If an expense is incurred on your behalf, you will be responsible for paying any program-related expenses regardless of your participation in the program. All payments should be considered non-refundable and any requests for consideration of refunds based on extenuating circumstances (medical, etc…) must be made in writing and will be considered on a case by case basis.    

Refunds for Program Deposits: $300 is refundable should you chose to withdraw from the program BEFORE the application deadline.
Should you chose to withdraw from the program AFTER the application deadline you must do so in writing to OIE and your deposit will not be refunded.

For additional information, please contact:
Dr. Craig Parkes
Assistant Professor
Health, Kinesiology, & Sport, College of Education & Professional Studies
(251)-341-3924
cparkes@southalabama.edu

and/or

You can book an advising appointment with a study abroad advisor at:
https://www.southalabama.edu/departments/ie/studyabroad/advising.html

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
May Term 2020 02/20/2020 ** Rolling Admission 05/13/2020 05/20/2020

** 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.