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Criminal Justice in London
**Program update 2.5.2020-program full no longer accepting application or payments)
Program Leaders: Senior Instructors Katy Cathcart, Richard Radabaugh and John Whalen
This tour, led by Katy Cathcart, Richard Radabaugh, and Anna Kosloski, will feature visits to the Inns of Court and Royal Courts of Justice and the Houses of Parliament, as well as site visits of local landmarks and historical tours. This global engagement opportunity is open to both undergraduate and graduate criminal justice students, and participating students will have the option to apply the experience toward accumulation of independent study credits.Students will visit sites such as the Tower of London, track the evolution of the British legal system, explore the Royal Courts of Justice, the Inns of Cart and the Old Bailey in this overseas program.
Participation will be limited to 24 students. Priority acceptance will be given to CJ students or students with a CJ requirement as part of their degree. Additionally students can elect to participate in the program not for credit.
Information sessions for this trip will be held on:
September 13 - 2-3pm - ACAD 301
October 11 - 5-6pm - ACAD 301
Course and Credit InformationUndergraduate Credit: 3 credits of CJ 4600-Special Topics
Graduate Credit: 3 credits of CJ 6600-Special Topics
Students can opt to participate in the program not for credit. Priority acceptance will be given to those students seeking CJ credit.
Through this program students will recognize and understand fundamental concepts associated with the history of Criminal Justice in the U.S. Additionally, they will recognize and understand key practices associated with criminal justice and law enforcement in the UK. Students will also be applying lessons learned from field studies in assessing criminal justice policy and practice approaches and through this develop a better understanding of existing criminal justice policy in a global context. Students should expect to keep a daily journal, participate in reflection/discussion sessions during the program and complete a final research paper that pertains to the experiences of the tour.
Dates and ItineraryThe dates of the trip are May 20-29, 2020. Participants will depart the US via a group flight from Denver International Airport on May 19, 2020. Participants will depart London on May 29, 2020.
May 20 - Arrive in London; transfer to hotel via Tube; trip briefing; British Museum & Imperial War Museum
May 21 - London Metropolitan University; Buckingham Palace; Covent Gardens
May 22 - 10 Downing Street; Scotland Yard Museum; Jack the Ripper Walk
May 23 - Guided tour of House of Parliament; Prisoner Education Trust
May 24 - Guided tour of Tower of London
May 25 - Free day for independent exploration
May 26 - Inns of Court; Royal Courts of Justice with mock trial; lunch at Middle Inn
May 27 - Old Baily to attend hearings
May 28 - Free day for independent exploration
May 29 - Depart London for Denver
Cost and Payment InformationTotal Program Cost: $2,809
International Affairs Application and Application Fee: $50 (due January 27, 2020)
Tumlare Program Fee: $2,759 (due February 3, 2020)
Included in the program cost: round-trip international airfare, hotel, breakfast daily, and transit in London to excursions and activities.
Not included in the program cost: UCCS tuition, international health insurance, additional meals, tipping and personal spending money.
**Please note that students seeking credit will be billed tuition on their UCCS account at their regular student rate for the Summer 2020 semester.**
Due DatesThe application and $50 non-refundable application fee are due to the UCCS International Affairs Office by January 27, 2020
The remaining logistical cost balance of $2,759 is due by February 3, 2020. Payment of the program cost will be made to Tumlare - the program provider - at https://tumlare.wufoo.com/forms/kivonml0r4gkxm/
HousingStudents will be in double occupancy rooms with another program participant in a central London hotel. Breakfast will be available daily with hotel.
Passports and Immigration
All participants need to have a valid passport to participate in this program. The passports need to be valid at least 6 months after the anticipated departure from the United Kingdom. Participants holding a U.S. Passport do not need a visa or additional permission to enter the United Kingdom for this program. Those who do not hold a U.S. Passport should check with the closest United Kingdom Embassy or consulate for the country that they hold the Passport from for entry requirements to the United Kingdom.
Information on how to obtain a U.S. Passport can be found at our website here: https://www.uccs.edu/educationabroad/students-going-abroad/passport-and-visas.html
Health and SafetyHealth and safety are paramount to a successful experience studying abroad. We encourage students to research health and safety considerations of the destination in which they wish to go. The U.S. Department of State (DOS) and the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) provide up to date and comprehensive information about health and safety abroad. Please visit the following links to find more information:
U.S. Department of State: https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en.html
Centers for Disease Control: https://wwwnc.cdc.gov/travel/
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