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Oxford 2020

 

Florida Tech Oxford Class & Activity Schedule 2020

The schedule is subject to change.  Planned events/trips do NOT conflict with classes.

Breakfast in the Hall 8–8:45 a.m. June 28–July 10.

Dinner in Hall  June 28, 29, 30, July 1-3, 7-9

Saturday, June 27:
Arrive in Oxford, check into Jesus College, Turl Street
6 p.m. Casual dinner at Jesus College (included)

 

Sunday, June 28 – 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  (2020 class times will be 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, June 29 – 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- TBA

Depart London for Oxford

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

 

Tuesday, June 30 –  Breakfast
Classes and dinner  

 

Wednesday, July 1 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  

 

Thursday, July 2 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner   

 

Friday, July 3 –Breakfast
Classes and dinner  

 

July 4-5  – Breakfast 

Saturday, July 4: Free Day (Optional bike trip)

Sunday, July 5: 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 6 – 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 7 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  

 

Wednesday, July 8 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  

 

Thursday, July 9 – Breakfast
Classes and dinner  Pack tonight for Friday move to flats.  

 

Friday, July 10 – Breakfast
Classes & Jesus Moving Day  

 

Saturday, July 11-July 12: Optional weekend trip to Dorset $100 

 

 

Monday, July 13:

Classes

 

 

Tuesday July 14:

Classes

 

 

Wednesday, July 15:
Classes  
President's Dinner- Jesus College   

 

Thursday, July 16: Classes

 

Friday, July 16 evening-21:

Free weekend (Ireland optional trip)

 

July 22-24:

classes

 

July 25-27:
Free 3 day weekend  

 

July 28- 31:

Classes

 

 

 

Saturday and Sunday, August 1-2 – Study Days

 

August 3-4:
Class

 

Wednesday, Aug 5 –  Exams
Final dinner at Exeter College
6:30 (Please dress up)

 

Thursday, August 6 – Free Day
(Be sure to PACK).
You may depart on this day, but not before.

 

Friday, August 7:
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 27 - July 10 morning  and at Stevens Close, 121 Woodstock Rd (Jesus College Annex) at the corner of Woodstock and Farndon roads from July 10,pm- August 7,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
YOUR NAME
Florida Tech Group
Turl Street
Oxford, England
OX1 3DW
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 28
From the UK on a UK phone – TBA June 28

prior to June 25:

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.  Create an Oxford email file so you can find details quickly.