Oxford Study Abroad

Oxford Study Abroad

Oxford 2019


Florida Tech Oxford Class & Activity Schedule 2019

Breakfast in the Hall 8–8:45 a.m. June 30–July 12.

Dinner in Hall  July 2-5, July 9 - 11.

Saturday, June 29:
Arrive in Oxford, check into Jesus College, Turl Street
6 p.m. Casual dinner at Jesus College (included)


Sunday, June 30 – Breakfast
Free morning/afternoon Use the ATM, have lunch, shop for school supplies, etc. You may wish to hear the boys’ choir at Christ Church Cathedral. It is their last service of the summer with the famous boys’ choir. Free entry. Service begins 11:15 a.m. Walk from Jesus College at 10:40 a.m.
1:00 p.m. Orienation at Jesus College – welcome, intro to the college, logistics for classes, etc.
10/15GBP for dinner extra collected here.
3 p.m. Walking tour – Gather at Jesus College main entrance (front quad) for Oxford city guided walking tour. We will break into 3 groups.  Wear sneakers/good walking shoes. Bring camera & umbrella. Ends 4:30pm.
6:30 p.m. Photos in the quad, 7 p.m. – Opening dinner in Exeter College Hall  - dress up please


GENERAL CLASS SCHEDULE  (2019 class times will be different- announced in May)


8am- 7pm- Times TBA in April/May


All classes are subject to slight time adjustments (including lengthened classes on non-trip/ non-weekend days) by professors.


Monday, July 1 – Breakfast
Optional Trip to London (return coach, Tower of London, London Show)
8:30 a.m. Coach departs from Broad St near Trinity Gate/White Horse.
10:30 a.m. (approx.) London or Windsor arrival
11am-2 p.m.  Tower of London http://www.hrp.org.uk/TowerOfLondon/  or Windsor Castle (entry fee included)
4-7 p.m. Free time in London. Suggestions will be discussed, but include National Gallery, China Town, Sherlock Holmes Pub, Evensong service at Westminster Abbey Cathedral, etc.

7:30 p.m.

11 p.m.

Theatre- Come From Away

Depart London for Oxford

12:30 a.m. (approx.) Arrive Oxford


Tuesday, July 2 –  Breakfast
Classes and dinner  


Wednesday, July 3 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  


Thursday, July 4 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner   


Friday, July 5 –Breakfast
Classes and dinner  


July 6-7  – Breakfast 

Saturday, July 6: Free Day (Optional bike trip)

Sunday, July 7: Blenheim Palace & Cotswolds

9 a.m. Depart Oxford from Broad St. (Tappins/Heyfordian)

approx 9:45 a.m. Palace- tour, gardens, pleasure garden

1pm Walk to The Bear in Woodstock for Lunch (1:30-3pm)

4-6 p.m. Cotswold Wildlife Park(including dinner on your own)

7:30 p.m. Arrive Oxford



Monday, July 8 – Breakfast – BATH DAY
8:40 a.m. Depart Jesus College entrance on Turl St. for short walk to coach (Tappins/Heyfordian Coaches). Coach departs between 8:45am
Approx 11 a.m. Arrive Bath
11am-2pm Group walking tour, lunch on your own, town exploration
2-5:30 p.m. Bath Thermae Spa or free time in Bath
6:30-7:50 p.m. Ancient Roman Baths Museum
8 p.m. Depart Bath (coach parked at Bath Abbey)
APPROX 9:30 p.m. Arrive Oxford. Bring bathing suit if you wish to visit the Bath Thermae Spa (included event. towel, robe, slippers, locker provided)


Tuesday, July 9 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  


Wednesday, July 10 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  


Thursday, July 11 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  Pack tonight for Friday move to flats.  


Friday, July 12 – Breakfast
Classes & Jesus Moving Day  


Saturday, July 13-July 14: Optional weekend trip to Dorset $100 



Monday, July 15:




Tuesday July 16:




Wednesday, July 17:
President's Dinner- Jesus College   


Thursday, July 18: Classes


Friday, July 19-23:

Free weekend (Ireland optional trip)


July 24-26:



July 27-29:
Free 3 day weekend  


July 30- Aug 2:





Saturday and Sunday, August 3-4 – Study Days


August 5-6:


Wednesday, Aug 7 –  Exams
Final dinner at Exeter College
6:30 (Please dress up)


Thursday, August 8 – Free Day
(Be sure to PACK).
You may depart on this day, but not before.


Friday, August 9:
Final morning of  College housing. Depart by 10 a.m.

ATTENDANCE: Classes are mandatory and only 1 unexcused absence per class is permitted before your grade drops. Excused absences are only those with a doctor’s note and proof of a doctor’s visit. Plan your personal travels accordingly.

You will live at Jesus College, Turl Street, Oxford OX13DW from June 29 - July 12 morning  and at Stevens Close, 121 Woodstock Rd (Jesus College Annex) at the corner of Woodstock and Farndon roads from July 12,pm- August 9,am.  Approximately 14 students will live at Exeter College, Turl St, Oxford for the duration of the program.

Mail should always be sent to everyone at:

Jesus College
Florida Tech Group
Turl Street
Oxford, England
United Kingdom

Phone for Jesus College Porter’s Lodge:

From US – 011-44-1865-279700
From UK – 01865-279700
Heather Wautlet’s UK mobile # – TBA June 30
From the UK on a UK phone – TBA June 30

Only prior to June 28:

Heather Wautlet’s US mobile #: 1-321-693-5256

The above schedule is subject to change.

Check email at least twice daily for updates while in Oxford.

Check email daily during summer break prior to departure.