Application Deadline: 05/02/24 at 9:00 am
Opportunity type: Extra-curricular opportunities, Summer Schools
Departure Date: 01/07/24
Return Date: 29/07/24
£1400: the estimated cost for travel, accommodation and tuition (excluding DMU Global funding). Students will also be required to pay for: UK and in-country transfers, food and drink, visa (if applicable)
DMU Global Bursary: £250
Additional Funding: Turing Scheme funding £480 (for all students) + additional funds of £110 and £250 flight bursary for Widening Participation students as part of the Turing Scheme
Accommodation: University accommodation provided as part of the programme fee
Travel: Flights will be booked independently by students (£130-150)
General Enquiries: Global Mobility Office - email@example.com
How to pay
Payment details: Students will be required to pay the pay £1265 programme & accommodation fee after being accepted by them for the summer school. The DMU Global bursary will be paid directly to students.
Student contribution: To offset the carbon emissions from the flight for this trip there is a £3 Carbon Levy for this trip which has been added to the total cost. Information about how this Levy will be used can be found here.
All DMU students are eligible to participate on this opportunity but it would be particularly relevant to those who have completed a Beginners Language Class, are completing a Spanish language course and/or students who are considering studying abroad on exchange. There are a maximum of 10 places available. Students are recommend to check the eligibility criteria before applying.
Please note, if you have already participated on or been accepted for a DMU Global overseas trip between September 2023 and August 2024 you are not eligible to apply for this opportunity.
Students are recommended to apply for no more than 2 overseas opportunities. Further application submissions will not be considered.
DMU’s partner, the University of Alicante is offering students the chance to take part in a Spanish Language Summer School. Students will participate in a 4 week programme between 1 July and 29 July, that focuses on Spanish language learning. Whether you are a complete beginner or an advanced speaker of Spanish, all levels of the Common European Framework are offered from A1 to C2+.
What’s on offer?
Alicante is located in the heart of the Costa Blanca in Spain. You will be staying at the Villa Universitaria which is located in San Vicente del Raspeig just 15 minutes from the centre of Alicante. Students that participate in this summer school will be provided with a shared room (single gender) with other students.
The programme fee (€1465/ £1265) includes: all tuition and accommodation with breakfast lunch and dinner. In addition to the programme costs, students will be required to book and pay for flights to Alicante (approx. £150).
DMU Global & Turing Funding
Students that successfully apply for this opportunity will receive the following financial support for this opportunity:
During your time in Alicante, you can also opt to participate in different cultural activities and excursions. Take a Spanish cooking course and learn to make a variety of tapas dishes, visit the the 16th century Castillo de Santa Bárbara which offers sweeping views of the city, explore the Museo de Arte Contemporáneo de Alicante home to an excellent collection of 20th century Spanish art; and Basílica de Santa María, the old-towns flamboyant 18th century church. You could also book a day trip to Guadalest, a Valencian mountain top village or perhaps visit the beautiful city of Altea.