Program Fees: Friday, 24 October 2014 (This deadline applies to all fees not covered by Financial Aid.) This is also the withdrawal and application fee-refund deadline. After this date, you will be unable to recover your application fee and may also become liable for a pro-rated portion of the program fees.
Students will be housed at the University of Georgia 's Center in North Oxford. The large, elegantly-furbished rooms hold two to four students and most have private bathrooms. Georgia students will also have associate membership in Keble College, which allows them to dine in college with Oxford students, have access to the College libraries, common rooms and pubs, and to participate in the College's social, cultural, and sporting societies and events.
Students will earn between twelve and fifteen semester hours in a wide variety of disciplines. Classes will be taught by both UGA and Oxford faculty, some using an intensive seminar format. During the eight weeks of Oxford term, classes will be taught by Oxford faculty using the tutorial format, an intensive system of individualized or small-group instruction traditional at Oxford.
Approximately $7900 plus twelve hours in-state UGA tuition and fees. The cost of the program covers room, most meals, study abroad insurance, Oxford fees, and associate membership at Keble College. Additional expenses include the cost of personal items and travel. Transient students are subject to an additional admission fee assessed by UGA Undergraduate Admissions.
The SPIA at Oxford Spring Program is open to all majors! Students should provide a completed application form, two passport photos, and a refundable $600 application fee will be added to your UGA Student Account once the application has been received. Enrollment will be limited to 20 well-qualified students. Students are required to submit applications on or before Friday, October 10, 2014; applications will be accepted after this date only if all positions are not filled. Application forms and other information are available in the UGA at Oxford Office, 326A Park Hall or through a link on the UGA at Oxford homepage.
In the eight-week session, classes will be taught by Oxford faculty (known as 'dons') using the one-on-one Oxford tutorial format where students meet with their dons in small groups and follow an intensive study course of research and writing. In more popular classes, students may expect to meet in a small group of 2-3 with the professor, but most tutorials are individualized. The semester curriculum at Oxford is tailored to individual student needs, so that students can make progress toward graduation while studying abroad. This accounts for the number of different courses offered. Besides the courses listed here we are able to offer numerous other options drawing on the rich faculty resources of Oxford University. Please contact our office if you are considering participating on a semester program and would like to discuss the possibility of taking a course at Oxford not listed below.
Below is a list of tutorial courses offered regularly during the SPIA 2015 Program through UGA at Oxford. Please note that most classes offered at Oxford may be taken for Honors options.