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Creighton in Scotland
Glasgow, United Kingdom (Outgoing Program)
Program Terms: Academic year,
Fall Semester,
Spring Semester
Program Dates & Deadlines: Click here to view
Restrictions: Creighton applicants only
Fact Sheet:
Program Sponsorship: Creighton Sponsored Program Program Type: Affiliate Program
Minimum GPA Requirement: 3.0 Language of Instruction: English
Housing Options: University/Student Housing Open to Non-Creighton Students?: No
Program Description:

Overview


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The City
Glasgow, Scotland is the third-largest city in the UK. Glasgow is packed with cultural attractions, impressive architecture, fantastic shopping, and a year-round program of world-class events.

The University
The University of Glasgow (UG) was founded in Scotland in 1451 and is an internationally recognized institution with prestigious programs in the sciences and humanities.  Creighton's affiliate program in Scotland is open to a limited number of students each year.  Visiting students are fully integrated into the student body and take courses alongside international and Scottish students. Each year, the University of Glasgow welcomes approximately 3,000 international students from over 24 countries!

Program Duration
The Fall Semester typically runs from Early September until Mid-December. The Spring Semester runs from Early January until the end of May. Semester dates for exchange students can be found here.  The academic calendar can be found here.


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Costs

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Financial Information
 
  Pay to Creighton Pay to Host University Student Responsibility N/A
Tuition X      
Room   X    
Board       X
Fees X      
Housing Application Fee       X
Visa     Appx. $120  
Flight     X  
Creighton Security Program $100      

If eligible, institutional aid and federal financial aid are portable.  Tuition remission and FACHEX may be portable, however there must be at least $3,000 paid by federal aid or out of pocket.  Please check with the CU Financial Aid Office for specific inquiries. 

Housing
Students have access to on-campus housing of their choice. Find out more information and compare housing options. You can find housing rates here.

Cost of Living
Estimated Monthly Cost of Living:
Accommodation £470
Food £180
Clothes £70
Bus, underground, taxi fares £40
Laundry, stationary, stamps, toiletries £30
Telephone/Data £40
Entertainment £120
Total £950

In addition to the above figures above, students should include the following amounts annually: books – £400; UK travel – £300

 *The living costs quoted are not related to funding requirements for entry clearance. At the time of going to press, UK Visas and Immigration states that applicants planning to study outside London must demonstrate that they have funds to cover living costs at £1,015 per month. For up-to-date information on entry clearance requirements, see here.


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Academics


Courses
Honors Program: Students who are part of the Honors Program and who carry at least a 3.5 GPA will take part in a special program at Glasgow along with other honors students. This program is established through the Principia Consortium.  Creighton students complete between 60-80 (Glasgow) credits, 20 of which are earned in the core honors course: The Scottish Enlightenment: Ideas and Influences.

Non-Honors Students: Creighton students with a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher may apply to study as a non-Honors student.  Check out courses at Glasgow here.

Want to know what Creighton students have taken in the past?  Here are a few suggested Creighton Course Equivalents.

Semester 1 (Fall) students are recommended to enroll in the Service-Learning course.  A Tier 4 visa would be required to participate.


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Orientation

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On-Site Assistance
Students will be assisted by the University of Glasgow's international student support team. The team organizes an orientation program and coordinates events. The staff are also available for appointments to assist the international students during their stay.

Student Resources
Study Abroad Webpage and Handbook
International Student Handbook

Contacts


For questions, please e-mail studyabroadadvisor@creighton.edu, or call the Global Engagement Office at 402-280-2221.

To make a student appointment, please call the Global Engagement Office, or schedule online through Creighton Connect:
     - Go to http://www.creighton.edu/creightonconnect/
     - Click on “Access Creighton Connect”
     - Log in with your NetID@creighton.edu and Blue Password
     - Under Services, search “Curran”
     - Click on “Members”, then “Schedule an Appointment”


Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Academic year 2018-2019 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Fall Semester 2018 03/01/2018 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** Indicates rolling admission application process. Applicants will be immediately notified of acceptance into this program and be able to complete post-decision materials prior to the term's application deadline.