MCC Britain Study Abroad

Mesa Community College's Study Abroad program in Nottingham, England

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1 July - 2 August 2016

Students will headquarter in Nottingham and have opportunity to learn from and interact with international students and British citizens while engaging in classes and taking excursions to nearby locations such as: London, Edinburgh, Liverpool, Bath,  Newstead Abbey, Chatsworth, York, Oxford, and Whitby. Students will immerse themselves in all aspects of British culture while visiting museums, historical sites, castles, stately homes, cathedrals, theatres, literary sites, and the countryside. For more information, contact:
Dr. Mary Aldridge
Program Director

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Shopping tips

Posted by MaryEA on May 15, 2015 at 8:48am 0 Comments

Okay, I'll admit it: one of my favourite activities is shopping.  But I am somewhat particular about what I buy and where I buy it. Well, usually.  Sometimes I get home and wonder "what was I thinking?".   When you come to Britain--and to Paris--chances are you will want a souvenir (or two) for yourself and for those back home.  But what do you buy?  What can you get that will be truly memorable?  Here are a few thoughts and tips that…


London and Paris: Free Stuff

Posted by MaryEA on May 15, 2015 at 8:43am 0 Comments

The English and the French would never claim to have anything in common, but there two largest cities do: they are both expensive.  Luckily, they also have another thing in common: there is a lot to do in both for free.  Here are some links that may help you find things for free to do in these amazing cities.

London: One of the great thing about London--and there are many great things--is that most museums are free.  So you can visit the British Museum (Parthenon Marbles, mummies,…


Seeing Shakespeare at the Globe Theatre

Posted by MaryEA on April 8, 2015 at 5:20am 0 Comments

Professor Lurenz will tell you more about this on Saturday: during your time here, you can see a play at Shakespeare's Globe Theatre.  I will buy the tickets; you just need to sort out your lodging overnight in London.…


BritRail passes

Posted by MaryEA on April 2, 2015 at 5:14am 0 Comments

One of the amazing things about Britain is how easy it is to get around by train.  And, as an American, you can take advantage of getting a BritRail pass.  This means you can hop on any train that you want and go anywhere (well, within reason).

We'll talk more about this in orientation, but here's some info for you:

Best place to buy one:…


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