Arcadia: Edinburgh - Scottish Universities International Summer School

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The renowned Scottish Universities’ International Summer School is a mecca for creative writers, students of literature and for those passionate about theatre and performance. This unique opportunity takes place over three sessions (you’ll choose ... read more

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I gained a job offer directly from this program. So that was worthwhile. But it was a lot of work, during the Fringe expect to work almost everyday and almost over 8 hours a day. - Arcadia University View Entire Review
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I learned a lot about myself, as I had a lot of time to reflect on various components of American life in comparison to components of UK life. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
What I gained from my experience abroad was practice in self sufficiency. I gained practice for working with a theater company, and a greater appreciation for the administrative process that companies go through. I got a spot on my resume to enjoy. A time to really get to know a city outside the ones I've been in, and above all,... - Santa Clara University View Entire Review

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The renowned Scottish Universities’ International Summer School is a mecca for creative writers, students of literature and for those passionate about theatre and performance. This unique opportunity takes place over three sessions (you’ll choose one of the three) and allows you to work with British writers and study alongside students from all over the world.  Portions of the program coincide with  Edinburgh’s world-famous International Festival and Fringe Festivals, along with the  International Book Festival. 

You'll choose 1 to 3 modules from the following 3 course areas:

  • Text & Context: examine 20th and 21st century  literature from Britain and Ireland. 

  • Creative Writing: build writing skills in fiction, poetry, and drama.

  • Contemporary British and Irish Theatre & Performance: study theatre and performance while the Edinburgh International Festival and the Edinburgh Festival Fringe take place.

SUISS also offers a full cultural program throughout the sessions.
 
ARCADIA EXCURSIONS
Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses. Here is a sampling: 

  • Firbush Activity Weekend

  • Windsor Castle

  • Adventure weekend in Wales

  • Royal Ascot

  • Ceilidh Dance

  • and more...


WHY ARCADIA?
Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.
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Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • English Language and Literature
  • Creative Writing
  • British Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
Minimum GPA:
2.9
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Arcadia Scholarships

Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participating on an Arcadia program and staying home. Arcadia scholarships are awarded to eligible applicants based on need. Approximately 70% of study abroad students who apply for aid from Arcadia receive some form of award

$250-$2,500

Deadlines:
Applications are received on a rolling basis.

Guidelines/Requirements:
Only students who have been accepted to a program from Arcadia Abroad will be considered for an award.

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