Arcadia: Edinburgh - Scottish Universities International Summer School

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This Program is ideal for students with a love for creative writing or a passion for British literature. Students have the chance to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Edinburgh while working with accomplished British writers.Student... read more

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OVERALL RATING 3.3
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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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This Program is ideal for students with a love for creative writing or a passion for British literature. Students have the chance to immerse themselves in the culture and history of Edinburgh while working with accomplished British writers.Students will choose one course grouping from the list of three below:



  1. Text & Context: British Literature from 1900 to the Present (7.5 Credits)



  2. Creative Writing and Contemporary British Theater & Performance (6 Credits)


  3. Creative Writing & Contemporary British Literature (6.5 Credits)




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...


ARCADIA'S APPROACH
Arcadia opens the doors to new experiences, different academic learning, people, cultures and perspectives so you can build your own lifelong learning and memories:


  • Enjoy academic success – earn credit abroad


  • Explore a new world – excursions, activities, events, and so much more!


  • Get to know yourself – gain a new view of the world and your place in it.


  • Rely on us for support – 9 centers in 12 countries worldwide


  • Boost your resume – employers AND graduate schools.


Please check our website for dates and the latest program information.

Program Type(s):
Study Abroad
Program Length(s):
  • Summer
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Creative Writing
  • British Literature
  • English Language and Literature
  • Cultural Studies
  • Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
Minimum GPA:
2.9
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Arcadia Scholarships

The College of Global Studies at Arcadia has one of the most extensive scholarship programs of any study abroad organization. As a non-profit university, Arcadia aims to help students for whom financial assistance can mean the difference between participation in an Arcadia program and staying home. Eligibility for our scholarships is based on financial need and 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 The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University will be considered for an award.

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