Leave to Study Away (LTSA)
In addition to the Signature Programs listed above, students can also receive credit for participating in semester- or year-long programs offered by other colleges and universities as long as their participation in these programs is approved in advance by the Associate Dean of Academic Affairs. Options in this category have included the International Partners for Service Learning, the School for Field Studies, Living Routes, Where There Be Dragons, and Global Routes, an international community service program.
Recently, Simon’s Rock juniors studied at Oxford, the Sorbonne in Paris, University of St. Andrews in Scotland, Pondicherry University in India, Universidad de Chile, Queen Mary University in London, University of Edinburgh in Scotland, University of Puerto Rico, School of Oriental and African Studies in London, Ruprecht-Karls-Universitat Heidelberg in Germany, Chinese University of Hong Kong, University of Otago in New Zealand, London Dramatic Academy, Sophia University in Japan, the Prague Center for Further Education Film School in Czech Republic, the School for Field Studies in Kenya, and Trinity College in Ireland.
In previous years, Simon’s Rock juniors have studied at the University of Cordoba in Argentina, Central European University in Budapest, the London Theater Program of Sarah Lawrence College, Ho Chi Minh University in Vietnam, Denmark International Study Program, Temple University in Japan, East China Normal University, the London School of Economics, University of Legon in Ghana, and the Freie University in Berlin.
A semester at a college or university in the United States can also be arranged: Students have enrolled as visiting students for a semester or a year at Bryn Mawr, Cornell, Smith, Mills College, Boston University, the University of Maine at Orono, and the New School for Social Research.