Faculty-Led Program Abroad

 

Deadline: March 10, 2024 

FLPA to Ireland Summer 2024

Have you ever dreamed of travelling to Ireland? Are you interested in Irish music, history and culture? This incredible Faculty-Led Program Abroad (FLPA) – the first ever to Ireland – will introduce students to the rich musical heritage of Ireland! Students will learn about song and dance while visiting musical sites of the region. 

All diploma/advanced diploma students are eligible to participate in this two-week FLPA taking place in June 2024.

The FLPA program is conducted in partnership with the Dundalk Institute of Technology (DKIT) and is led by Seneca professors. Following the completion of the program, students will earn a general education credit.   

Program Details

Eligibility Requirements: 

    • Full-time students enrolled in diploma/advanced diploma programs requiring a GenEd
    • Have a minimum program GPA of 2.5 and be in good academic standing
    • Open to both domestic and international students

 To be considered for this opportunity, you must submit a complete application which includes:

 Program fee: $5,000 CAD approx. 

    • Included: round-trip airfare, accommodation, local travel, entry fees & site visits, guides & translators, most meals.
    • Not included: course tuition fee, applicable visa fees, meals outside of program itinerary, personal travel, souvenirs, vaccinations required, or otherwise.

Seneca provides up to $3,000 in funding to accepted students to offset the program fee.

Funding is awarded automatically upon application. No additional funding application is required. 

Location: Ireland

 

Itinerary: To be updated

 

Language of Instruction: English

 

Term: Summer 2024

    • The vast majority of this program will take place in Ireland, however, a handful of course readings and music listening will be shared prior to departure.
    • Travel dates: June 2024 ( ~ June 10 – June 21 )

   Accommodations: Shared 

Course Credits

Upon successful completion of the FLPA, students will earn the following Seneca course credit:

Eligible Seneca Program Seneca Course Credit 

All diploma/advanced diploma programs requiring a Gen-Ed

CUL199 - General Education credit (Arts and Humanities)

The trip to Ireland takes place in June 2024 and is a required component of your course.

Timeline

Application Deadline
Sunday, March 10, 2024

Acceptance Date
TBD

Pre-Departure Orientation
Approx. 2 months pre-trip

Return Debrief
Approx. 1 month post-trip

Student Experience

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Notice

Traveling students must adhere to all jurisdictional guidelines and/or regulations of their host country and host institution. All accepted students are responsible for ensuring they meet the entry and exit requirements of their destination country. This information is subject to change at any time.

Seneca relies on the Government of Canada’s (GOC) Travel Advice and Advisories and the associated risk level for each destination to assess whether students should engage in an overseas activity. While we make every effort to prepare students for a successful trip overseas, circumstances may arise that are beyond our control.

Students who accept to participate on a global learning opportunity must accept as a condition of participation the possibility that the program may be cancelled or terminated early due to concerns over the safety and security of students. If cancellation or termination occurs, we will refund any payments you have made and withdraw any disbursed grants. Participants may encounter additional and unexpected financial and academic implications. Seneca will work to mitigate negative implications to the best of its ability. 

International Students are required to meet with an immigration specialist to ensure their program of study and/or study permit will not be negatively impacted by travelling abroad. This must take place as soon as possible in the application process. Immigration specialists can be reached at theservicehub@senecacollege.ca

All students who do not hold a valid Canadian passport are advised to consult the Royal Danish Consulate General in Toronto to confirm their visa requirements.

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