United Kingdom: Summer in London with Kingston University

Kingston University offers a 4-week  Summer School during July- early August. The Summer School includes: tuition, excursions, social activities, housing, a transport card, and an airport greeting. Additional details are available on the Kingston website

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2.8 GPA Required
No Language
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Program Dates and Application Deadline

Spring/Summer 2022

Estimated Program Dates: July 2022 - July 2022
Application Deadline: February 1, 2021 (Closed)

Semester Option


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Kingston offers a variety of summer courses that vary from year to year. Students can choose to take 1 or 2 courses during the summer program.

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Pre-Approved Courses Note: This course list indicates courses that have been previously approved. It is not a list of available courses on this program.

Course Approval Process Students registering for courses that have not been pre-approved will need to follow the course approval instructions. 

Students interested in satisfying general education courses abroad can find more information on our General Education page.


Summer School students will be housed at one of Kingston University's Seething Wells halls of residence based in Surbiton. Each student will have a single study bedroom with private shower and toilet in a suite of rooms with up to five other students sharing a kitchen. For more specific information, visit the Accommodation page.

Cost and Scholarships

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Cost Breakdown

IMPORTANT NOTE: Since students are not paying GVSU tuition, this program may not be eligible for the 1098T Education Tax Credit since tuition is being paid to a foreign institution. Your GVSU 1098T will show the amount of your tuition in Box 1 and an equal amount in the Scholarship/Grants in Box 5.  They will offset each other.  You will need to contact the IRS to find out if tuition paid to a foreign institution may qualify for the Education Tax Credit. For more information on the Education Tax Credit go to https://www.irs.gov/credits-deductions/individuals/education-credits-aotc-llc 

Health insurance CHUBB ($160) is mandatory and its estimated based on 120 days ($1.33 / day). Actual cost may vary and will be based on your exact travel dates. Policy details


Open to all majors. 2.75 GPA required

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Arrival Information

Students interested in being greeted at the airport by a Kingston University staff person should fly into into London Heathrow Airport. If students arrive on one of the designated arrival days (provided by Kingston University), a staff member from Kingston will greet students at the airport, and take them to their housing placement. If you choose to arrive early, or your flight arrives outside of the designated times allowed for the airport greeting, you will be required to make your own way to Kingston.

Detailed instructions on how to get to Kingston are available on the Kingston University website at: http://www.kingston.ac.uk/international/pre-arrival-information/.  

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Contact Information

Padnos International Center
130 Lake Ontario Hall

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