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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Spring
  • Restrictions: Drexel applicants only
  • Dates / Deadlines
Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Type of Program: Intensive Course Abroad Click here for a definition of this term Program Advisor: Lauren Steinberg
Program Description:
Program Overview | Academics | Program Calendar | Program Fee | More Information

Drexel Spring Break in the UK:
Global Equity in Leadership

ICA UK London Bus

Program Overview

Global Equity in Leadership is a 3-credit elective offered during the spring term 2023 that includes a 5 night/6-day Intensive Course Abroad portion to London, England from March 29-April 3, and participation in the Student Global Leadership Conference hosted by the Foundation for International Education (FIE).

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  • The course will include a study of leadership theory and practice, and team roles and dynamics, viewed from a global perspective, with reflection and goal setting individually using styles, examples, and experiences.
  • The itinerary will include participation in the Student Global Leadership Conference, hosted by the Foundation for International Education in London, England in April 2023, as well as collaborative work with faculty and students from Amsterdam University of Applied Sciences and Strathclyde University.
  • Assignments and projects will use research, dialogue, guests, interviews, film, cases, and development tools.
  • Some time is designated for related cultural activities, such as a tour of London
  • It is an opportunity to attend a leadership conference allowing insight and conversation into global issues facing organizations and people today; students will develop relationships with other international institution participants in attendance.
  • This is great career and personal development; the group is going to learn a lot, share ideas, have fun, and create memories too!


 

Academics

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This course is BUSN T380 for 3 credits and serves as an elective for Spring Term 2023. 
 


Program Calendar

Arrival Date: March 29, 2023
Departure Date: April 3, 2023
*Students may extend their travel independently before or after program dates, though are fully responsible for all arrangements on these dates.

Itinerary Overview (Tentative)

 

Day 1: 

Arrival
City Tour
Welcome Dinner

Day 2:

Global Partner Exchange
Cultural Wish List Set-up
Lunch on Own
Conference Preparation
Dinner and Evening on Own

Day 3: 

Professional Visit
Group Lunch
Conference Sessions and Reception
Dinner and Evening on Own

Day 4: 

Conference Sessions

Day 5:  Cultural Wish List Visits
Lunch on Own
Cultural Wish List Team Reports
Group Dinner
Day 6:  Departure
 

Program Fee - $1,100 for 2023

Due November 15th, 2022 - $500 Advance Payment
Due January 15th, 2023 - $600 Final Payment
*All payments are non-refundable unless declined admission or program cancels for unforeseen reasons.

The program fee includes on ground expenses – transport, tours and programs, lodging, daily breakfast and several other meals.

Included in Program Fee:

  • Double or triple occupancy hotel accommodations in Earl’s Court area of London
  • FIE conference registration fee
  • Breakfast and wifi
  • Other meals per day, including a Welcome Dinner and group lunchICA London Global Conference
  • Pre-paid Oyster Card for the London Underground
  • A cultural tour (tentatively a City Tour)
  • Pre-paid Oyster Card for the London Underground
  • Emergency evacuation insurance

Not Included in Program Fee:

  • $25 application fee
  • Roundtrip airfare*
  • Remaining meals
  • Passport/Visa fees
  • Hotel incidentals
  • Oyster Card (London Underground) replenishments
  • Spending money
*Information on recommended flights will be provided. 

More Information

  • Visa: US citizens are not required to obtain a visa for entry to the UK. Other nationalities must confirm on the UK Embassy website whether a visa is required for entry.
  • Contact Faculty Leader Dana D’Angelo at danad@drexel.edu with any questions. 


Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year App Deadline Decision Date Start Date End Date
Spring 2023 11/15/2022 11/29/2023 03/29/2023 04/03/2023