Eligiblity and Application
- Attend one of the Small Group Advising Sessions or a London Launch Session.
- Call us at (651) 962-6450 if you cannot attend any LBS sessions. This is a required step in the application process.
- Access to the online application for the 2013 London Business Semester will be granted to you following attendance of a London Launch Session or a small group advising session at the International Education Center. Access to the application will not be granted prior to these sessions. The priority deadline to submit applications for 2013 is Friday, December 7, 2012.
Small Group Advising Sessions
Each session lasts approximately 30 minutes and will be held at the International Education Center, 44 N. Cleveland Ave.
Tuesday, Oct. 16 - Noon
Wednesday, Oct. 17 - Noon
Thursday, October 18 - 12:45
Tuesday, October 30 - Noon
Wednesday, October 31 - Noon
Thursday, November 1 - 12:45
Tuesday, November 6 - Noon
Tuesday, November 13 - 12:45
To register in advance call the International Education Center at (651) 962-6450 or email email@example.com.
London Launch Sessions
This will be your opportunity to meet the 2013 faculty directors!
Learn about London and see the Friday Excursion Schedule.
McNeely (MCH 100) 12PM
Wednesday October 24
Thursday October 25
- Be a Business major or minor
- Have a Junior or Senior standing at the time of the program
- Have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.5
- Complete ACCT 205 or ACCT 210; ECON 251 and 252 and IDTH 220 prior to departure,
- Have a good disciplinary standing, and
- Complete a formal application and selection interview with Faculty Directors and IEC Staff.
Final acceptance will be made after a selection interview.
Note to Accepted Students: All students accepted into the London Business Semester are required to attend all scheduled pre-departure meetings and orientation sessions. These meetings will take place during Spring semester 2013 on the following dates: 2/26, 3/12, 4/2, 4/13, 4/30, 5/7.
Once accepted into the London Business Semester, you will need to sign a release for St. Thomas to obtain a criminal background check in order to be placed at your community service site in London (this is a legal requirement of the U.K.). The nature of some offences may result in limits to the type of placement or restrict students altogether from obtaining a community service placement in London. Note that any reported offenses may be recorded onto your UST discipline record, and that serious offenses may result in disciplinary action by UST, including a determination that you are not eligible for Study Abroad programs.
- Application review by faculty directors
- Selected students granted a personal interview. Interviews take place in early to mid-February.
- Final students will be selected after the interview
The Fall 2013 program will be limited to 50 students.