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  • Locations: Glasgow, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Academic year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester
  • Restrictions: Creighton applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
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:
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.

Check out the walk to campus!
For questions, please e-mail, or call the Global Engagement Office at 402-280-2221.

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.  
View courses available 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.

From Fall 2018 onward, courses taken while studying abroad will transfer back to Creighton University with a letter grade.  These grades will be factored into your Creighton GPA.  Grade equivalency charts will be published on the study abroad website in early 2018 to help you understand how the grade abroad will reflect on your Creighton transcript.  This change is in contrast to the former "Pass/Fail" grade policy. 

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

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

Residence Halls
Students have access to on-campus housing of their choice. 

Find out more information and compare housing options.
You can find housing rates here.

Semester 1 (Fall semester): Move in date 1st September 2018 – End date 31st December 2018
Semester 2 (Spring semester): Move in date 31st December 2018 – End date 7 June 2019

Financial Information 

Pay to Creighton Pay to Glasgow University Student Responsibility Not Applicable
Tuition X      
Room   X    
Board       X
Fees X      
Housing Application Fee       X
Visa     Approx. $440  
Flight     X  
Creighton Traveler Security Program $100      
Financial Aid
If eligible, institutional aid and federal financial aid are portable. Please consult with the Creighton Financial Aid Office for questions on your specific program and situation.

In Effect for All Fall 2018 Participants and Beyond
Students may only participate in study abroad programs that are pre-approved by the Global Engagement Office (GEO) as part of an employee benefit remission program. Such participants must pay the difference between their employee benefit remission program and the special cost to Creighton University for the study abroad program. Regular registration and fees in addition to the tuition remission fee and any additional fees for special Creighton University programs (i.e. Global Scholars) are applicable during each study abroad semester. Short travel courses are not covered under the employee benefit remission program.

Cost of Living
Estimated Monthly Cost of Living: 
Accommodtion £470
Food £180
Clothes £70
Bus, underground, taxi fares £40
Laundry, stationary, stamps, tolitires £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 publication, 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 questions, please e-mail, 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
     - Click on “Access Creighton Connect”
     - Log in with your and Blue Password
     - Under Services, search “Curran”
     - Click on “Members”, then “Schedule an Appointment”

Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring Semester 2019 10/01/2018 ** 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.