Study Abroad in London, England

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Living Abroad - January Term 2021

AIFS in London Resident Director, January Term Program

AIFS Resident Director

Corinne Cohen

Phone: (44) 207 636 0761
Email: ccohen@aifs.co.uk

Hello! I have been working for AIFS in London for more than 20 years helping support students on our study abroad programs. My degree is in American Studies, and I have spent time studying abroad in the U.S. and have traveled extensively in Europe. Away from work, I enjoy skiing, running, going to concerts and theater. I know first-hand how study abroad can be a life changing experience, and I look forward to helping you make the most of your time in the wonderful city of London.

The Resident Director provides academic advice, introduces you to the community and handles communication with the University.

AIFS Campus Staff with First Aid Training

Because health and safety are top priorities at AIFS, at least one member of the staff at this campus has taken a first aid course in order to be available to help any student until a doctor or nurse can provide help. This is just one of many services that we provide to our students.

Housing and Meals

Student Residence
You will study in Kensington, one of the most picturesque areas of central London. The AIFS office, classrooms, the library, computer labs and coffee shops are clustered in a residential area of the borough. The student residence includes:

  • Double or triple rooms with shared bathrooms
  • A daily meal allowance of 15 Monday through Friday is provided in the form of a debit card for use in local grocery stores and restaurants.

Cultural Activities

Learning does not begin or end in the classroom. To help you get a true taste of British life the AIFS staff organizes an active social and cultural program. Activities will include:

  • Guided city tour with a professional guide See Buckingham Palace, Westminster Abbey and the Tower of London.
  • Performance at a West End theater London is renowned for its vibrant theater scene. See a show in the famous West End theater district and find out for yourself why it has the reputation of being the center of the theatrical world.
  • Visit to the Shard Experience London's highest viewing platform at the top of The Shard, Western Europe's tallest building. Enjoy the most amazing views of the city from 72 floors up. It's the only place to take in over 1,000 years of the capital's history all at once.
  • Afternoon tea Tea in a pot, scones with cream and jam, finger sandwiches and dainty cakes; nothing could be more British than afternoon tea in London. Enjoy the most English of institutions in a charming tea room.

Besides these arranged activities and the places you will visit as part of the course you select, there is always something going on in and around London. Your Resident Director will give you all the information you need to find events and activities that interest you.