Birds eye view of Oxford

England

Accommodation and Meals

Housing is available in on-campus student residences at Worcester College. Students will live in single rooms with a private (ensuite) washroom. A Porters’ Lodge is staffed 24 hours a day. All rooms have access to wifi or students may also use a wired internet connection. There is no air conditioning. Students will have access to shared kitchen facilities, a Junior Common Room (with TV), card-operated laundry machines, a small computer room, college pub, sports field and gym. Accommodation includes breakfast every day of the program.

  • Residence availability: Sunday, August 9 to Saturday, September 5
  • Room & Breakfast: CAD$3,300
  • Accommodation includes breakfast every day of the program. Students should budget approximately CAD$700 for all other meals

Group Flight

There will be a group flight to London (direct) for students in the program. The round-trip economy class airfare with Air Canada is CAD$xxxx, which includes taxes/fees of approximately $xxx. Note that flight taxes/fees (including fuel surcharges) are subject to change. Alternatively, students may make their own travel arrangements.

Departure date from Toronto: Saturday, August 8 (arrive August 9)
Return date from London: Saturday, September 5 

Transportation between the London airport and Worcester College will be provided for students who are booked on the group flight.

Entry Requirements

All students are responsible for making sure that their necessary travel documents are in order. Information on visitor entry requirements is available from the British Consulate General.

As of the time of publication (December 2019), Canadian citizens need a passport valid for six months beyond their return date to enter Britain as a visitor. You will also need to bring evidence that you have adequate funds to cover your living expenses. The University of Toronto will supply you with a letter confirming that you will be pursuing a University of Toronto course at Worcester College and that your accommodation and course fee have been paid in full. Citizens of other countries may have additional requirements.

Health and Safety

All students admitted to the Summer Abroad program are required to successfully complete an online PDO, which will provide information and advice on international health and safety issues. Students are also strongly encouraged to attend the in-person England PDO, which will take place in May 2021.