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The Bing Overseas Studies Program’s (BOSP) in the United Kingdom was originally established at Harleston Manor, Devon in the 1950s. In 1966, it moved to Cliveden House, Berkshire and then to Oxford in September 1984. It is responsible for the administrative support for Stanford’s undergraduate study abroad in the United Kingdom.

Relationship to Stanford

A branch of Stanford University

Stanford Programs Supported

Bing Overseas Studies Program (BOSP)


The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University through Vice Provost of Undergraduate Education (VPUE).

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Because of this Presence, activities carried out in-country may trigger additional compliance requirements. If any of the following are true, contact GBS to ascertain if the activities could trigger associated obligations for you or Stanford.

  • You are a business traveler in the United Kingdom for over 183 cumulative days in one year.
  • You will rent, lease, or purchase space, whether for residence or work.
  • Your program will generate revenue or income in the United Kingdom.
  • You need to hire local workers in United Kingdom.

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