Parliament Past and Present

We enter Parliament through its oldest surviving section, Westminster Hall. The sudden quiet is bracing, as the building’s six-foot-thick stone walls insulate us from the busy background hum of London. This imposing space invites solemn reflection on the past and a bit of unabashed rubbernecking too.  It was the largest … Continue Reading

Arthur’s Seat

Arthur’s Seat is a mountain on the outskirts of Edinburgh, Scotland. Every semester we take our students on a three-day visit to this beautiful city.

The River Thames

The Thames was once one of the busiest rivers in the world. Today it’s rather less congested, but is still very much the heart of London.


The BBC is a British institution and known throughout the world, so we aim to take our News Journalism students there during the summer.

Tower Bridge

Tower Bridge is the more ornate bridge which stands near the Tower of London. It’s not to be confused with London Bridge, its slightly more austere cousin!

Course Books

All course books are included in the fee, but must be handed back at end of the programme.