London: Sport and Culture


Program Details

Come explore British culture through global sport. This interdisciplinary course will focus on the prominent role sport plays in English life, explore cultural history, and visit a variety of popular London attractions. Students will be engaged in academic presentations as well as touring prominent athletic venues such as the 2012 Olympic Park and Wimbledon. Students will have the opportunity to learn from and network with executives of the London Youth Games, Fulham Soccer club, and the National Football League-UK office. All of this plus learning how to play cricket, whitewater rafting down the Olympic course, beholding the crown jewels, and visiting Windsor Castle as well as time to explore London on your own. This is sure to be an enriching educational experience of a lifetime.

Tentative Dates

Summer Semester 2019 (classes on DSU campus)
May 6-14, 2019 (Travel to London)

Application deadline:

January 18, 2019

Payment Schedule:

$250 deposit due December 3, 2018
$1000 deposit due January 21, 2019
Final payment due February 18, 2019

Refund Policy

  • Before January 20, 2019: 100% Refundable
  • January 21, 2019 – February 3, 2019: 80% Refundable ($1000)
  • February 4, 2019 – February 15, 2019: 50% Refundable ($625)
  • February 16, 2019 – Departure: Non-refundable


Course Credit

RSM 3860R
Global Sport and Leisure Perspectives
(3 credit hours)

Estimated Program Fee

10-14 Students: $2,362
15+ Students: $2,102

Program Fee Covers
Accommodations, 11 meals, London transportation, academic and cultural site visits, tour guide, and international travel insurance.

Program Fee DOES NOT Cover

DSU tuition, roundtrip airfare, passport fees, 15 meals, discretionary spending.

Program Requirements

  • Must be 18 years old at time of departure
  • 2.0 GPA

Program Directors

Dr. Joseph Lovell
Email: joseph.lovell@dixie.edu Phone: 435-879-4631 Office: Hazy 326