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British Universities Summer School

BUSS Program Participants Onstage

Study Abroad for Secondary School Educators in the United Kingdom

Since 1957, more than 2,500 American high school and middle school teachers have continued their own education through summer study at prestigious centers of learning in the United Kingdom -- Shakespeare's Globe in London, Oxford University and Edinburgh University -- as ESU British University Summer School (BUSS) Scholars.  BUSS teachers return revitalized and inspired to apply their new teaching strategies, knowledge and international perspective with thousands of students nationwide.

The Schools

ESU BUSS fellows who attend the Teaching Shakespeare Through Performance course at Shakespeare's Globe in London perform on the stage of the Globe Theatre.  The University of Oxford offers a variety of English Literature courses as well as courses in Creative Writing and History, Politics and Society.  The University of Edinburgh (SUISS) program based in Edinburgh offers Literature in Twentieth-Century Britain and Creative Writing courses.

SUISS 2016 Program Brochure

2016 Oxford Program Brochure 

2016 Globe TSTP Program Brochure