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UK: Suffragettes and Soldiers in the Literature of London

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United Kingdom

Program Feature

Gen Ed

Program Term

Spring Break

Program Type

OHIO Credit

Academic Focus

Humanities and Social Sciences

Application Deadline

October 1 at 11:59pm

For more information on this program contact:

Dr. Carey Snyder
Program Director

Ellie Koewler
Program Coordinator


Sylvia Pankhurst


Explore modern literature, art, and theater in London over Spring Break 2021!

Through excursions and activities, discover how women’s suffrage and World War I shaped modern literature and culture. Walk in the footsteps of Virginia Woolf’s characters on a Mrs. Dalloway tour, visit the National Portrait Gallery, and see history come alive at the Imperial War Museum and the Museum of London. See iconic London sites such as Buckingham Palace and the Houses of Parliament.

Highlights and Excursions

  • Begin your time in London with a "Hop-on, Hop-off" bus tour
  • Visit Buckingham Palace, National Portrait Gallery, the Museum of London, art galleries, Parliament
  • Mrs. Dalloway's London walking tour, led by a Royal Shakespeare Company actor
  • "Battling Belles of Bow" walking tour exploring the role of the East End women in the Suffragette movement
  • Afternoon tea
  • Travel to Lewes, England for a guided tour of the Charleston House Museum, home of Virginia Woolf's sister, Vannessa Bell
  • Free day in London

Good to Know

  • Students should expect a moderate level of physical activity (walking) on this program. 
  • This program reviews and accepts students on a rolling basis. Early application is encouraged.

Living Arrangements 

Students will be housed in shared accommodations (2 or 3 students per room) in a budget hotel. Daily breakfast and 2 dinners will be included. 

Program Dates 

Spring Break 2021: March 6 - 14, 2021


This program offers all students ample opportunities to fullfil general education requirements. Students will earn a total of 3 credits, selected from the following options: 

  • ENG 2010 (Tier II) 
  • ENG 3060J (J Comp) 
  • ENG 3070J (J Comp) 
  • ENG 3150 
  • ENG 4600 (Tier III)


The program fee for this program includes: 

In addition to the program fee, students should plan for 3 credit hours of tuition*, administrative fee, and out-of-pocket costs. Below will be the student budget worksheet for this program, which outlines these costs.  

Items that are not related to the program (ie. additional entertainment, souvenirs, extra travel, contingency funds) are not included in the cost estimates provided and should be budgeted for separately.  


  • Non-resident surcharge waived for the credit hours associated with this program. 
  • If you are nominated to this program, you will be required to pay a deposit to confirm your participation. The deposit is a down payment on the total costs to be billed by OHIO and is determined by the total cost of the program. 
  • For programs completed over winter-break and spring break, the credit-hours associated with the program are part of the spring semester. Students taking between 12 to 20 Athens campus hours, including those associated with the program, will not incur additional tuition costs for the spring semester. Students taking less than 12 or more than 20 Athens campus credits for the spring term will see their tuition charge adjusted accordingly.  

Funding Opportunities

More information on financial aid and scholarships can be found on our funding pages.

Eligibility and Requirements 

This program is open to all undergraduate Ohio University students in good academic standing. An interview with the director may be required. 

This program reviews applications on a rolling basis. Early applications is encouraged.

Students who will be on probation at any point during the program for a conduct offense that took place less than a calendar year from the program start date may not study abroad.  Click here to read the entire conduct policy 

This program accepts NON-OHIO students. For more information about this process visit the Non-OHIO student page.   

Participants must have a at least a high school diploma or the equivalent (e.g. GED) by the start date of the program to be considered for eligibility.  Students enrolled in College Credit Plus (CC+) are not eligible for study away programs.

Entry and Exit Requirements 

U.S. citizens are required to have a valid U.S. passport when traveling outside of the United States. If you plan to study or travel abroad in the next year,  apply for your passport  now.

U.S. citizens  will not  need a visa or other special document to enter the country for the length of this program. Please also note that visa requirements may vary if you plan to stay in the country longer than the program dates or travel to other countries during or after the program. Please familiarize yourself with these recommendations and requirements prior to applying to this program. 

For more specific visa related information, please visit OGO’s  Visa Information Page 

Information for  Non-U.S. citizens  can be found  here