Educational Travel, Tours, and Learning Vacations in the U.K. and Ireland
|University of Cambridge International Summer Schools
Study at one of the world’s leading universities. Discover a variety of interdisciplinary and specialist courses which include History, Ancient Empires, Medieval Studies, Science, Literature, Creative Writing and Hanseatic League, or opt for an interdisciplinary programme where you choose subject areas according to your specific interests. Programmes run from one to six weeks and are taught by leading Cambridge scholars and guest subject specialists.
The four-week Cambridge English for Academic Purposes programme comprises a two-week academic English and study skills course plus one, or more, of our main specialist Summer Schools.
Anyone who is fluent in English, already undertaking university-level study, or at a later stage in their career or retired is welcome. Students can stay in an historic College and participate in excursions and social events.
||Cost: Varies according to the length and type of programme chosen. Please see our website for full details.
Contact: International Programmes, University of Cambridge, Madingley Hall, Madingley, Cambridge CB23 8AQ UK;
Tel: +44 (0) 1223 760850.
A choice of program options including English Language Teaching, Team Development, Irish Studies, Irish History, Irish Literature, Social and Cultural Customs, Irish Politics, Conflict resolution, Geographical Studies, Ecostudies, Marketing and Tourism Studies, Gaelic Language, Computer Training. Located in Dublin City or Donegal on the Atlantic Coast, you may stay with families or in residences.
Contact: www.adventure-ireland.com, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Biblical Archaeology Society
Learn from 2 eminent Bible scholars/archaeologists while enjoying the charm of St. Edmund Hall and the historic city of Oxford. Included are 20 lecures, numerous built-in field trips (Ashmolean, Bodleian, Cambridge Univ. Library, British Museum), optional day trips to Bath and Stonehenge, and optional extended stay. Eleven days of sharing your interest in the Bible and archaeology with new friends and professors.
Contact: email@example.com, www.biblicalarchaeology.org
British Studies at Oxford
This program of study in one of the world's most prestigious universities offers undergraduate and graduate credit in art history, business, communication, drama, education, English literature, history, and political science taught by Oxford Univ. professors. The participants live in private rooms tidied daily by the college staff, who also serve 3 bountiful and tasty meals a day in the Great Hall. Field trips are an integral part of each course as well as group trips to the theater in Stratford-upon-Avon and London.
Irish Fiddle Holidays for Adults
Introductory courses for complete beginners as well as intermediate courses for the more advanced. Individual or group tuition. Kerry Fiddles specialise in fiddle virgins. By the end of the week you’ll be playing your first tune! Morning classes are a hoot, there’s no music theory, no pressure and no rush. Afternoons are free to explore the most beautiful part of Ireland.
Contact: firstname.lastname@example.org, www.kerryfiddles.com
Travel Writing Workshops
Travel Writing Workshop
A day-long workshop for those new to travel writing or who would like to improve their writing skills.
Suitable for those who want to write articles or books, this small, intensive workshop, led by award-winning writers Dea Birkett and Rory Maclean, aims to make an editor or publisher only say 'Yes!'
Included in the day is a 'pitching session' with an editor from a national publication. Many participants get their first pieces into print as a result of pitching here.
Travel Writing Masterclass
A day-long, small, intensive travel writing workshop for those who have some experience of travel writing or have already attended the Travel Writing Workshop.
Led by tutors Dea Birkett and Rory Maclean, participants work on a piece of writing to get it to perfection. The day includes one-on-one sessions with Rory and Dea.
As one participant said, 'This single day with Dea and Rory has refocussed by whole life.'
Contact: 10 Doddington Grove, London, SE17 3TT, U.K.; 207 735 5261; email@example.com; www.travelworkshops.co.uk.