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UC Davis Spring Quarter Program
London, United Kingdom

Paula Levitt, Program Coordinator &
Advisor, UC Davis, EAC
Sue Atk...
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UC Davis Spring Quarter Program
London, United Kingdom

Meet UC Davis faculty leader, EAC staff, and CAPA staff...
Who is CAPA International Education?
• International Education
Organization (IEO)
• Established in 1972
• Based in Boston,...
The London Experience
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Spring Quarter Program led by
a UC Davis Faculty member

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Courses & credits towards
completion ...
CAPA London Center Facilities & Resources
• Center open Mon to Thurs: 9 am to
8 pm and Friday: 9 am to 5 pm
• Located on C...
Faculty Leader, Scott Simmon
Scott Simmon
Professor of English
249 Voorhies
Office Hours: M 11-12, W 1 – 2 pm
Email: sasim...
Courses & Credits

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Program Dates: March 26, 2013 – June 7, 2014

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Courses:
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English 178A: London on Film (4 credits...
Internship Experience
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Internship team meets to review your
application after deadline

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Your resume (CV), cover lette...
Internship Options
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Available in Most Major Disciplines
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Architecture
Biology (Pre-med, Research, ...
Internship Experience
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Students will work 18 hours per week
– 2 ½ days of work

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Each student will have an assigned
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Accommodation Options:
Student Residence

Location:
• Stay Club in Camden Town
• Across from famous Camden Market
• Neares...
Accommodation Options:
Student Residence
Accommodation Options: Host Family
• 1 UC Davis student per family
• Student has his or her own room
• Shared bathroom
• B...
Excursions & CAPA’s MyEducation
• Sample Program Excursions:
– Bath & Stonehenge
– Oxford
– Stratford-upon-Avon
– Other si...
MyEducation Program Samples
• Walking Tour of Brick Lane
followed by a meal
• Volunteer at Soup Kitchen
• Visit Borough Ma...
UC Davis Spring Quarter Program Costs
• Program Deadline: Enrollment Open NOW until December 6, 2013
• Program includes:
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Application Process
• Program Requirements:
– 2.0 Overall GPA
– Be a Spring Quarter Sophomore by the time of program parti...
QA London Alumni Experiences:
Meet Enrique and Chenise!

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UC Davis Summer Abroad, UK "British Culture & Internships in London" Info Session Presentation

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Spend spring quarter in the heart of London while taking two upper-division English courses focusing on the rich culture, literature, and history of England—with special focus this year on filmmaking... http://quarterabroad.ucdavis.edu

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    1. 1. UC Davis Spring Quarter Program London, United Kingdom Paula Levitt, Program Coordinator & Advisor, UC Davis, EAC Sue Atkins, Institutional Relations Manager, CAPA International Education
    2. 2. • • • • • UC Davis Spring Quarter Program London, United Kingdom Meet UC Davis faculty leader, EAC staff, and CAPA staff Who is CAPA International Education? Why London? CAPA London Center Program Information – Program Dates – Housing – Courses – Internship Placements – Excursions – Program Costs • Application Process & Deadlines • Q&A
    3. 3. Who is CAPA International Education? • International Education Organization (IEO) • Established in 1972 • Based in Boston, MA • Experienced faculty & staff • Partnership with UC Davis
    4. 4. The London Experience • Spring Quarter Program led by a UC Davis Faculty member • Courses & credits towards completion of degree • International internship in any major discipline (Resume Builder!) • Explore a cosmopolitan city! – CAPA’s MyEducation Program – Excursions exclusively planned for UC Davis Students
    5. 5. CAPA London Center Facilities & Resources • Center open Mon to Thurs: 9 am to 8 pm and Friday: 9 am to 5 pm • Located on Cromwell Road; short walk to Gloucester Road Underground station • 10 classrooms named after London boroughs • Computer lab, resource center, and CAPAccino student lounge
    6. 6. Faculty Leader, Scott Simmon Scott Simmon Professor of English 249 Voorhies Office Hours: M 11-12, W 1 – 2 pm Email: sasimmon@ucdavis.edu Phone: (530) 752-1696 B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. at UC Davis
    7. 7. Courses & Credits • Program Dates: March 26, 2013 – June 7, 2014 • Courses: – English 178A: London on Film (4 credits) • One full length film watched each week and several excerpts of films • Students should be prepared to bring their laptops and download software to watch films in both British and U.S. film modalities. – English 163: British Life and Culture (4 credits) • • – English 198: Learning Through Internships (2 credits, P/NP) • – Connect experience in London within the broader context of British society Relevant field trips around London integrated into class. Weekly internship seminar focused on reflection, group projects/presentations English 192: Internship in English (6 credits, P/NP) • 18 hours per week, usually 2 ½ days per week • Maximum of 4 units towards English Major Total Program Credits: 16 Credits Prerequisite: Course 3, University Writing Program 1
    8. 8. Internship Experience • Internship team meets to review your application after deadline • Your resume (CV), cover letter, and recommendations sent to internship site for review • Site confirms you will be a good candidate • Placement details provided 14 days prior to departure • All students must complete an interview (sometimes done in advance by Skype) • Internship orientation upon arrival • Sample resumes & cover letters available for students (We will be holding workshops) – http://programs.capa.org/ucdavislondonapp
    9. 9. Internship Options • Available in Most Major Disciplines – – – – – – – – – – – Architecture Biology (Pre-med, Research, etc…) Business (Economics, Finance, etc..) Communications & Publishing Law & Criminal Justice Music Politics Social Sciences Theater Zoology And many others….
    10. 10. Internship Experience • Students will work 18 hours per week – 2 ½ days of work • Each student will have an assigned internship supervisor • Student and internship supervisor signs internship contract and learning agreement • Supervisor will sign off on hours at the end and complete a final evaluation for each student and will receive Transcript Notation • All students take the “Learning through Internships” seminar course – once per week.
    11. 11. Accommodation Options: Student Residence Location: • Stay Club in Camden Town • Across from famous Camden Market • Nearest stations are Camden Town & Chalk Farm (2 min. walk) • Close to shops & restaurants Apartment Set-up: • Twin Rooms with bunk beds • Two students per apartment • Private bathroom & kitchens Includes: • Provided with utensils, pots, and pans • Provided with linens • Wireless Internet (with broadband limits) • Coin-operated laundry on-site • 24/7 security, reception & on-site manager • Room cleaning service included
    12. 12. Accommodation Options: Student Residence
    13. 13. Accommodation Options: Host Family • 1 UC Davis student per family • Student has his or her own room • Shared bathroom • Breakfast and dinner daily • Wireless internet is not guaranteed in every family • Laundry once per week included • Travel Card (Zones 1-3)
    14. 14. Excursions & CAPA’s MyEducation • Sample Program Excursions: – Bath & Stonehenge – Oxford – Stratford-upon-Avon – Other sites • MyEducation Program – Themed activities that deepen the cultural, political, and historical experience for students – Samples Include: • Lectures • Walking Tours • Films • Volunteer opportunities
    15. 15. MyEducation Program Samples • Walking Tour of Brick Lane followed by a meal • Volunteer at Soup Kitchen • Visit Borough Market • London Fashion Week • Walking Tour of the King’s Road • London Transport Museum • Tour Lloyds of London
    16. 16. UC Davis Spring Quarter Program Costs • Program Deadline: Enrollment Open NOW until December 6, 2013 • Program includes: – 16 Quarter Credits – UCD Spring Tuition – International Internship – Accommodations in apartment or with a host family – Breakfast & Dinner (with host family only) – Excursions including Stonehenge, Bath, Oxford, Stratford-upon-Avon and Others – MyEducation Program of activities (some have nominal fees) – Arrival reception & predeparture celebration – Travel Card (Zones 1-2) for buses and trains - Zone 3 included for host family students – Medical & Travel Insurance – 24/7 on-site support – Total Program Cost: $13,733.11 includes CA resident tuition (See QA London website for estimated additional expenses. Includes $150.00 refundable housing deposit) – Financial Aid is applies on UC Davis Spring Quarter London Program and your award may be adjusted according to the cost of the program.
    17. 17. Application Process • Program Requirements: – 2.0 Overall GPA – Be a Spring Quarter Sophomore by the time of program participation – Complete application materials – Deadline for UC Davis materials is December 6th • Application Process: CAPA Materials are due early January – Students must apply through the UC Davis Education Abroad Center by Dec. 6th Deadline! – Complete CAPA Application materials • Internship Application • Personal Statement • Resume (CV in UK) • Upload Digital Photo • Police Background Report (from UCD Police or hometown police station) • Two Recommendation Letters – 1 Academic (faculty member that knows you academically) – 1 Professional (work-study, summer job, internship)
    18. 18. QA London Alumni Experiences: Meet Enrique and Chenise! Questions?
    19. 19. Important Contacts in the U.S. – Paula Levitt, Program Coordinator & Advisor (plevitt@ucdavis.edu) – Professor Scott Simmon, English Department (sasimmon@ucdavis.edu) – Marcie Kirk-Holland, Internship and Career Center (makirk@ucdavis.edu) – Sue Atkins, Institutional Relations Manager (satkins@capa.org) – Sara Bularzik, Program Manager (sbularzik@capa.org) • Phone: 1 (617) 986 3465 (Boston, MA) • Website: www.capa.org
    20. 20. UC Davis Spring Quarter Program London, United Kingdom Paula Levitt, Program Coordinator & Advisor, UC Davis, EAC Sue Atkins, Institutional Relations Manager, CAPA International Education
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