Brighton Application and Acceptance Timeline

Action

Fall Semester

Winter Semester

Apply to study abroad in the GVSU Study Abroad Application Portal (ViaTRM)

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: FEB. 15

Deadline for COMPLETED Application: SEPT 10

PIC sends Host University application instructions to student

1-2 weeks after Feb. 15 deadline

1-2 weeks after Sept. 10 deadline

Student must complete and return all host application materials to PIC

Late March

Late September

Student attends required PIC pre-departure orientation

Select one session to attend from February to April

Select one session to attend from September to November

Brighton will send an email acceptance to students. Once students have acceptance from Brighton, they can purchase their flight.

June

December

Student must accept offer from Brighton by signing and returning offer letter

June

December

Student enrolls in courses after receiving emailed instructions from University of Brighton

July

January

Tuition payment due to GVSU (see regular tuition payment deadline schedule)

Late August

Mid-December

Travel to UK (Do not travel through the Republic of Ireland when traveling to the UK because this will invalidate your opportunity to receive a student visitor visa upon arrival). Students studying for longer than 1 semester will need to apply for a Tier 4 student visa 

Mid September

Mid February

Return to US

Early-February (early departure may be possible)

June

Brighton sends transcript to GVSU

March

September



Page last modified March 5, 2024