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England: SIS Global Scholars at Pembroke-King's at Cambridge
Cambridge, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Summer
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Fact Sheet:
Housing: Dormitory Language Pre-requisite: none
Language of Instruction: English Language Courses Offered: No
Non-AU Students Accepted by AU:
No Internship: No
Advisor: Kelly Jo Bahry Minimum GPA: 3.3
Class Level Required for Admission: Sophomore standing
Program Type:
Partial Direct Enrollment
Advising Required:
Program Description:

Is this Program for You?

The School of International Service (SIS), in collaboration with AU Abroad, is pleased to offer a program specifically for the Global Scholars Program in England for summer 2014.  This program is eight weeks of a total of nine credits at Pembroke-King's in Cambridge.  Students choose two courses from Pembroke-King's and are assigned a supervision taught by Dr. Patrick Thaddeus Jackson. Students will participate in a variety of university sponsored activities and excursions in England during their time there.


SIS Global Scholars choose two courses from the vast choices at Pembroke-King's. Each of the two Pembroke-King's courses will consist of twelve lectures and eight seminars, with each session lasting one hour and fifteen minutes.  Most courses offered do not have prerequisites.  Grades are usually assessed through one paper, one final exam, and student participation.

A third course with Dr. Patrick Thaddeus Jackson, considered a supervision, is required. Therefore, no other supervisions are allowed.  This supervision is included in your program fee.

Any and all courses students take on this program need to have course equivalencies before AU transcripts for this program can be generated. Click here to find out which courses on this program have already been equated to AU courses. Students will need to request equivalency for courses which have not been previously reviewed here.

Accommodation and Meals

SIS Global Scholar students will live together within walking distance of the university in single occupancy rooms with shared bathrooms, shared kitchens, internet access, cleaning services, and shared laundry facilities.  The student housing is on Fitzwilliam Street and is next to Pembroke and only a twenty minute walk from the Cambridge Union Society, and a stone’s throw from the renowned Fitzwilliam Museum. These 19th-century houses also have backyard patios.

The program fee includes ten meals a week in university cafeterias, five formal hall candle light dinners, a four day trip to Edinburgh, Scotland and a day trip to London.

Every week an optional evening guest lecture is offered, and followed by drinks and a question and answer session.


SIS Global Scholars who are American citizens *must* acquire a Student Visitor Visa, which can be obtained upon arrival at international London airports.  An acceptance letter from Pembroke along with a visa letter from AU Abroad is required for this visa.  Students who are not American citizens need to do their own research into what's required for a Student Visitor Visa and whether it can be obtained upon arrival.

Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Summer 2015 02/25/2015 ** Varies by program TBA TBA

** The time it takes to receive an admissions decision varies greatly by program; it can take as little as two weeks or as long as several months. Contact AU Abroad for further details on your program's admissions timeline.
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