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 8 to Saturday, September 4 
  • Room & Breakfast: CAD$3,300
  • Accommodation includes breakfast every day of the program. Students should budget approximately CAD$700 for all other meals

Flight

There is no group flight for this program; students must make their own travel arrangements. The Summer Abroad Office will provide more information and recommended flights to admitted students.

Departure date from Toronto: Saturday, August 7 (arrive August 8)
Return date from London: Saturday, September 4

Transportation between the London airport and Worcester College may be provided for students.
Please note that if you choose to arrive earlier or leave later than the program dates, you will be responsible for arranging your own housing for the extra day(s). 

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 2020), 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.