Program Details

As an exchange student in the U.K., you will live with a host family while studying abroad for a trimester, term, semester, or academic year allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the British culture in a program that fits your school schedule.
Location:
Nottingham, United Kingdom
Program Type:
Study Abroad
Degree Level:
High School
Term:
Academic Year, Fall Semester, MayMester Intersession, Spring Semester, Winter Semester

Program Overview

Program Description:

With only around 1% of high school students studying abroad each year, studying abroad in England is your chance to embark on a unique academic travel adventure that will set you apart from most high school students in your class. How's that for standing out on college applications?!

As an exchange student in the U.K., you will live with a host family while studying abroad for a trimester, semester or academic year allowing you to fully immerse yourself in the British culture.

Program Includes:

  • Round-trip international airfare from JFK to London
  • Host family accommodations and 3 meals per day
  • Personal assistance from a Greenheart Travel program manager
  • Medical/Accident insurance
  • Support and counseling services from in-country staff
  • 24-hour emergency support
  • Pre-departure Orientation and Preparation
    • Cultural Pre-departure Orientation (via Skype)
    • General Pre-departure Orientation (in-person or via Skype)
  • Arrival Orientation in United Kingdom host placement region
  • 3 night Dublin Tour in October
  • 2 night London Tour in April
  • Opportunities to volunteer in your host community
  • Letter of Recommendation upon request and successful completion of the program

Read our student alumni blog posts for a first-hand glimpse into life abroad in the United Kingdom!

Setting Description:
All Greenheart Travel high school abroad students live with a screened and thoroughly vetted, local host family and are provided with 2-3 meals per day.
Cost:
--Academic Trimester: $11,170 --Academic UK Term: $12,890 --Academic Semester: $15,790 --Academic Year: $25,490

Additional Program Information

Requirements:
To be eligible to apply: -- Be between 16 and 19 years of age -- Be from the United States or Canada -- Possess a high school cumulative GPA of at least 2.75/4.0 -- Be in great mental* and physical health -- Have a genuine interest in becoming a part of your host family and community

Program Reviews

Overall Rating

5.0

Based on 2 Reviews

  • The experience of a lifetime
    5.0
    02/13/17

    I really enjoyed my time in the UK, and I am so grateful I was able to go. The people at Greenheart Travel and Study Abroad UK were all wonderfully helpful, and really seem to love what they do. I was paired with a fantastic family, made some close friends,

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
  • I've learned so much during my program
    5.0
    02/13/17

    My experience studying abroad in England at Itchen has been amazing. I have absolutely loved it here. My host family was very welcoming and helped me with anything I needed. I have made some of my best friends here, and I’ve loved making so many international

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    Bottom Line:Yes, I would recommend this to a friend
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