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Revelle in Edinburgh

Living Arrangements

Housing

  • Single room in an off-campus apartment close to the University of Edinburgh and walking distance to the classroom
  • Shared kitchen and bathroom and internet access included
  • Linens provided. Students should plan to bring their own towels.
  • Our program partner will accept roommate requests during the pre-departure process. Roommate requests cannot be guaranteed and must be mutual. Each student must request the other student in writing separately. The request must include the PID and first and last name for both students.
  • Housing arrangements are subject to change based on local circumstances without prior notice. No price adjustments are possible.

Included Meals

  • Welcome lunch upon arrival
  • Welcome lunch during orientation
  • Packed lunch for Stirling Castle and Wallace Monument excursion
  • Farewell dinner

Classroom and Computer Access

  • Classroom space at the Edinburgh Training and Conference Venue on the University of Edinburgh campus
  • There is no computer lab available - plan to bring a laptop
  • The University of Edinburgh participates in the Eduroam network. Follow these instructions to set up your computer (scroll to the bottom of the page) for access while you are still at UCSD.
  • Wireless access may be intermittent due to local conditions. No refunds or price adjustments are possible.

Transportation

  • Airport pick up at the beginning of the program; cash stipend equal to the cost of public transportation to the Edinburgh Airport at the end of the program
  • Transportation for all out of town excursions

Phones

  • More information about how to obtain a local SIM card will be provided at the pre-departure orientation.
  • Students will be responsible to purchase their own calling time/minutes.

Insurance, Health, and Safety

  • Comprehensive insurance package with CISI
  • An in-depth orientation will be given on the morning after arrival, including health and safety procedures.
  • Program partner staff will be available by telephone after hours.
  • All students must register for UC travel insurance. This is free coverage, but registration is required prior to departure.