Brighton Application and Acceptance Timeline


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.



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



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



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

Late August


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)


Brighton sends transcript to GVSU



Page last modified March 5, 2024