LONDON: Goldsmiths, University of London

London, England

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Dates

  • Fall Semester - Late September - Mid December
  • Spring Semester - Early January - Late March

Application Deadline

  • Fall Semester - March 1
  • Spring Semester - October 1

Description

Study Abroad Coordinator: Daisy Biddle (d.biddle@neu.edu)

Goldsmiths offers you an opportunity to live and study side-by-side with British students and visiting students from around the world. You may spend either the fall and/or spring Semester(s) at Goldsmiths, University of London in New Cross, South East London. You may select classes from a variety of Arts & Sciences disciplines including politics, theater, economics, psychology, journalism, and communication. Courses often make use of London's vast array of cultural resources, which students can experience first hand.

Contact a Study Abroad Ambassador or alum of this program for more information!
- Katharine Lawler, Goldsmiths Fall 2013; lawler.ka@husky.neu.edu

Courses

Students may choose from Goldsmiths, University of London's entire course catalog. Courses taken abroad may satisfy college and departmental core requirements. Students should consult with their advisor to discuss the specific requirements that may be satisfied abroad.

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Host University

Goldsmiths, part of the University of London, has an enrollment of 4,500 students. Located in New Cross, a suburb of South East London, Goldsmiths is located approximately 20 minutes by train outside central London.

Eligibility Requirements

  • 2 completed terms at NU, one of which may be a summer term
  • GPA of at least 3.0
  • Transfer students and spring admits, please contact OISP for eligibility

Application Procedure

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Cost

Fall 2015 or Spring 2016: $TBD

Includes: Northeastern University (NU) tuition for 16 NU credits ($TBD), and International Security and Emergency Support ($350). Students are responsible for all other expenses, including housing and other non-academic costs for which they will be billed directly by the program provider or host institution. Students are also responsible for arranging and purchasing their own flights.

Accommodations

Students live in suite-style accommodations with other Goldsmiths students. All halls of residence are located within walking distance from campus. Each hall offers adequate kitchen facilities for you to prepare your own meals (meals are not included). Goldsmiths operates an online application for accommodation which must be completed by each individual student. All applicants will be emailed asking them to complete the online application. For more information on our halls of residence please visit our website: http://www.gold.ac.uk/accommodation/study-abroad/

Destination

New Cross and the surrounding areas are very distinctive parts of London, offering many exciting experiences. Around New Cross itself you'll find an eclectic mix of coffee shops, pubs and places to eat, plus a large Sainsbury's supermarket not far from New Cross Gate station (New Cross station is just a few minutes away in the opposite direction.) The area has a real charm of its own. It's a hub of creative talent, and has a thriving music scene, with places like the Amersham Arms and New Cross Inn holding acclaimed live events.