Sample schedules

Two Week Humanities Summer School

 

DayMorningAfternoonEvening
Sunday Arrival at Manchester Airport Airport welcome and transportation to York Settle into accommodation.

Monday Breakfast
Orientation
University Campus Tour
York sightseeing: making use of hop-on/hop-off tourist bus and the city walls Evening free
Tuesday Breakfast
Welcome to York St John University
Academic session one: World Englishes
Lunch
York Minster - ticket valid for duration of stay in York
Evening free
Wednesday Breakfast
Academic session two: English accents and dialects
Lunch
York's Chocolate Story, the history of chocolate manufacture in the city
Evening free
Thursday Breakfast
Academic session three: Hospitality and Tourism in York
Lunch
Afternoon free
Floodlit river cruise
Friday Breakfast
Academic session four: Shakespeare's Richard 111
Lunch
York's Roman heritage and visit to YORVIK Viking Centre
Evening free
Saturday Breakfast
Out of town excursion to London or Edinburgh at your own cost session five
Lunch
National Railway Museum
Presentation of certificates
Evening free
Sunday Breakfast
Coach to Castle Howard (stately home)
Out of town activities
Return to York
 
       
Monday Breakfast
Academic session six: Medieval York
Lunch
York Castle Museum
Evening free
Tuesday Breakfast
Academic session seven: Victorian Gothic
Lunch
Medieval York and the struggle for the throne of England: the Richard III and Henry VII experiences and Barley Hall
Evening free
Wednesday Breakfast
 Day trip to visit Whitby where Dracula arrived from Transylvania
Lunch in Whitby

Evening free
Thursday Breakfast
Student Presentation preparation
Lunch
Yorkshire Museum and York Art Gallery
Evening free
Friday Breakfast
Student presentations and Certificate Presentations
Lunch

Farewell dinner in local restaurant
Presentation of certificates
Saturday Breakfast
Transport to Manchester
Airport
   
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