Trips to New York for Computer Science Students
New York, the city that never sleeps plays host to an exciting and ever developing world of educational opportunities.
The fast-paced, vibrant city has a great choice of must-see attractions including Times Square, Central Park, the Empire State Building, Broadway and The Metropolitan Museum of Art, offering students on educational trips to New York an experience they'll never forget.
A combination of workshops, tours and museums around the city prove New York to be a great destination for computer science student trips.
Our sample itinerary provides you with an idea of the visits you can cover during your trip. We can tailor-make an itinerary to support your specific learning outcomes.
|1||Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation||Empire State Building|
|2||Museum of Moving Image||Nintendo World||Broadway Show|
|3||Samsung 837||Microsoft Store Workshop & Top of the Rock||Times Square at night|
|4||New York Hall of Science||Transfer to airport for overnight return flight to the UK|
|5||Arrive in the UK|
|Morning||Daytime flight from a London airport & transfer to accommodation|
|Evening||Empire State Building|
|Morning||Museum of Moving Image|
|Afternoon||Microsoft Store Workshop & Top of the Rock|
|Evening||Times Square at night|
|Morning||New York Hall of Science|
|Afternoon||Transfer to airport for overnight return flight to the UK|
|Morning||Arrive in the UK|
Price Shown includes
- 3 nights’ room only accommodation
- Return flights & overseas airport transfers
- Extensive group travel insurance
- 1 in 10 free place ratio
The visits shown in the sample itinerary above are not included in your quoted price unless indicated. If you would like to add any of these activities to your quote price, please get in touch.
Price shown is based on 30 paying passengers departing from selected departure points on selected dates and is subject to availability.
On-tour support includes...
- Services of a StudyLink Representative to provide 24-hour emergency assistance
- Airport assistance - for when you arrive back at your UK airport when you book a coach transfer to take you home
Additional on-tour support available...
- Pre-booked meals at great group prices
- Pre-booked and pre-paid public transport tickets
Top visits for college groups in New York
Microsoft Store Workshop
Discover virtual reality, HoloLens and gaming. During the visit you can ask questions regarding the store, technology or working for Microsoft. Your group’s visit can also include job shadowing!
Museum of Moving Image
The nation's only museum devoted to the art, history and technology of movies, television, and digital entertainment, where groups can learn the creative process of making moving images. Take and educator-led tour of the galleries and enjoy numerous interactive experiences. You can combine your tour with a group film screening, and even add on a workshop too.
Learn about the technology behind Nintendo and explore each of the interactive gaming areas at the Nintendo World store where hands-on gaming demonstrations are provided as well as the latest Nintendo items.
Located in the heart of the Meatpacking district in NYC, Samsung 837 combines art, fashion, technology, and sport in unprecedented ways. It’s not a store, but a new kind of place filled with ideas, experiences, and Samsung’s cutting edge devices. Samsung 837 is where anyone can try out virtual reality, take part in interactive art installations, and see a larger-than-life, three-story screen. It’s home to live music performances, exclusive screenings, and radio recordings.
Intrepid Air and Sea Museum
The Intrepid Sea, Air & Space Museum is a military and maritime history museum with a collection of museum ships in New York City. It is located at Pier 86 at 46th Street in the Hell's Kitchen neighbourhood on the West Side of Manhattan. Spanning the length of four city blocks, The Intrepid Museum features interactive exhibits, authentically restored aircraft, USS Growler Submarine, the British Airways Concorde and the NEW Space Shuttle - this exciting new exhibit showcases the Space Shuttle Enterprise like it has never been seen before. Using multimedia exhibits you will learn about the history of the Space Shuttle program and be able to track its incredible journey to the Intrepid.
New York Hall of Science
In addition to over 450 permanent exhibits, NYSCI features a dynamic schedule of feature exhibitions, events, programs and workshops.
Museum of American Finance
Located on Wall Street at the heart of the financial district, here your group can explore the American financial markets, the history of money, and track the current credit crisis. This fascinating independent public museum is based in the former headquarters of the Bank of New York. Workshops available on request.
Federal Reserve Bank Guided Tour
Federal Reserve Bank Guided Tour
Enjoy a guided tour of this historic building. Visit the Gold Vault resting 50 feet below sea level, containing billions of dollars worth of gold. Visit the FedWorks exhibition and learn about the central banking functions of the Federal Reserve System through educational multimedia, as well as the Fed’s role in the economy. An hour-long lecture can also be reserved for your group.
Meet the Finance Professional Workshop
This hour-long clinic features an established professional from the industry of your choice. Enjoy their personal insight and gain tips on entering the profession.
Please note that all tours and workshops must be booked directly with the Federal Reserve Bank.
Wall Street Tour & Trading Game
While meandering the narrow, winding streets of Lower Manhattan, you will hear exclusive stories from "inside the trenches" that will entertain, inform and shock you! Learn about the 400 years of history that lead to modern Wall Street from the Dutch trading outpost to the humble beginnings of the NYSE to the current financial markets.
Groups will then take part in a 15 min trading game designed by a Wall Street trader. The game simulates the excitement while providing a team-building activity that is educational, experiential, and interactive.
Guided Financial District Walking Tour
Take stock of the financial heart of New York. Stroll down Wall Street, see the New York Stock Exchange, Federal Reserve Bank, and more. Plus, prove that you’ve been by posing for pictures in front of the area’s iconic big bronze bull! Your informative guide will give insights into each building and will be happy to accommodate any specific sights or stops you may want to make.
Madison Square Garden All Access Tour
Get an insider’s look at the world’s most famous arena with the ‘All Access Tour!’ Explore exclusive VIP areas of the state-of-the-art arena and commemorate over 130 years of legendary Garden history.
Exclusive, behind-the-scenes access:
- Visit the spectacular new Chase Bridges, suspended high above the arena floor
- Step inside the Knicks and Rangers locker rooms
- Relive historic moments with the new ‘Garden 366’ retrospective and ‘Defining Moments’ exhibit
- Get VIP treatment with access to luxury suites, including the Delta Sky360 Club
- Plus much more for THE ultimate insider’s look!
Top of the Rock™
Experience the best and most complete daytime view of New York City! Bring your sketchbook with you and you’ll be spoilt for choice over what to sketch. The unparalleled views of New York’s landmarks include Central Park, the Chrysler Building, Times Square, the Brooklyn Bridge and the Statue of Liberty – simply the most spectacular view in the city!
Empire State Building
Venture over a quarter of a mile skyward and observe as your group takes in the scale of the immense urban landscape which opens up before them. This is a great way for your students to gain artistic inspiration away from the hustle and bustle of the streets below. A particularly popular evening visit.
Take in a spectacular view of Manhattan from the water, and pick out the many famous landmarks which dominate its skyline.
The Beast! Speedboat
It’s a thrill-a-minute aboard New York’s fastest boat ride. Imagine flying across the waters of New York harbour at 45mph. An exhilarating alternative to our popular Circle Line Cruise, at no extra cost. Seasonal.
The Statue of Liberty Cruise & Ellis Island Immigration Museum
Alongside the ultimate landmark of New York and one of the most universal symbols of political freedom and democracy, the Ellis Island Museum is dedicated to the history of immigration and the important role this island claimed during the mass migration of humanity in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
A 45-minute audio tour invites students to relive the immigrant experience as if they were the new arrivals and includes artifacts, photos, interactive displays and videos including the award winning ‘Island of Hope, Island of Tears’.
You will visit the island as part of a short boat cruise passing the Statue of Liberty, which was the first sight for the millions of immigrants.
Take some time out to watch a popular recent release or 3D film on one of several huge cinema screens.
Yankee Stadium Tour
This classic tour of the famous Yankee Stadium includes visits to New York Yankees Museum presented by Bank of America, Monument Park, MasterCard, Batters Eye Café and Press Box. Why not extend your visit by staying for lunch or, during the season, catching a game too!
9/11 Memorial Museum
Opened in 2014, the museum explores the implications of the events of 9/11, documenting the impact of those events and exploring 9/11’s continuing significance. It demonstrates the consequences of terrorism on individual lives and its impact on communities at local, national and international level. The museum is growing a permanent collection of artefacts, stories, photos, video and other materials.
See a spectacular Broadway performance - entertainment at its greatest! Choose from shows such as Wicked, Chicago and The Lion King.
RiseNY - Part Museum. Part Ride.
RiseNY pairs museum-style galleries with an amusement park-quality ride.
Begin your adventure with an immersive film by an award-winning documentarian that transitions to an interactive self-guided walkthrough tracing tipping points in history that helped shape Music, Fashion, TV, Theater and more in each dedicated gallery:
- Discover the rise of Wall Street and The New York Stock Exchange in the Finance Gallery.
- Learn the history of mass media with Telsa’s Coil in the TV/Radio Gallery.
- Understand the law of physics through the Otis elevator brake in the Skyline Gallery.
- Visual, language and performing arts come to life in the Fashion, Music, Broadway and Film Galleries.
Then, board an extraordinary elevator experience that transports you to a spectacular virtual soaring ride! Feel the rush of wind in your hair as you “fly” over the world’s most stunning skyline.
- Broadway Show
- Empire State Building
- Times Square
- Macys Shopping
- Ice Skating
- Sports Fixture