Every year, thousands of students participate in study abroad programs located in the United Kingdom. In this book, Holly Carter provides a guide to help ease the mystery, confusion, and frustration associated with studying abroad. Designed for student use, this book contains pre-departure information, tips for students in the first two weeks, advice for studying and living in the UK, and information about returning home and readjusting.
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 Leaving Home: Shipping; Visas; Overseas Air Travel; Information/Paperwork Check List; Packing Guide Chapter 3 Arriving in the UK: Useful tips for the First Weeks; Immigration at the Airport; Arriving at Your University; Jet Lag; Other Possibilities for the First Weeks; Budget; Jobs; An Emotional Time Chapter 4 Academics: Titles; Classes; Assessment; Essays; Exams; Grades; Time Tables, Schedules and Calendars; Academic Pitfalls Chapter 5 Living in the UK: Useful Places; Eating in the UK; Useful Tips; Special Section: Dr. H's Top UK Tips Chapter 6 Travel in the UK: Essential Travel; Sightseeing in the UK Chapter 7 Travel in Europe: Airfare; Ferries; Hostels; Eurostar; Places to Go: France - Paris; Belgium - Brussels, Bruges; Netherlands - Amsterdam; Spain - Madrid and Ibiza; Italy - Rome, Pisa, Venice; Ireland - Dublin; Travel Cost Work Sheet Chapter 8 Advice from the Experts: What do you wish that you had been told before leaving to study abroad?; What has been the most frustrating thing about studying abroad? What is the best thing about studying abroad?; What have you learned by studying abroad Chapter 9 Getting Ready to Return Home: Packing your Bags; Posting Items Home; Getting to the Airport; Other Suggestions; It is Difficult to Leave Chapter 10 Home Again: Ideas for Sharing Your Experience with Others Chapter 11 My Trip: Pre Departure; First Week; Budget; Academics; Living in the UK; Travel in the UK; Travel Outside of the UK; Getting Ready to Return Home; Home Again Chapter 12 My Journal Chapter 13 Appendix A: Useful Web Addresses; Airline Websites; Other Travel Sites; Groceries in the UK; Travel in the UK Websites; Places to Visit; City and Places of Interest Website; Travel Outside of the UK Websites Chapter 14 Author Chapter 15 Index
Number Of Pages: 158
Published: 1st March 2004
Publisher: University Press of America
Country of Publication: US
Dimensions (cm): 22.7 x 16.2
Weight (kg): 0.25