Arcadia: Glasgow - Glasgow School of Art

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Glasgow School of Art is recognized worldwide for its excellence in teaching and innovation in fine arts. The School is housed in a one-of-a-kind, art nouveau building designed by the renowned Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. GSA alu... read more

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A student studying abroad with Arcadia: Glasgow - Glasgow School of Art
I have a new perspective of the US and my educational experience at home. It was definitely worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Arcadia: Glasgow - Glasgow School of Art
I learned how small my mentality of the world was before getting there. I learned stereotypes about my home from an international viewpoint, about cultures from other countries not only Scotland's, and about issues others find important that I felt never concerned me. The best thing was that I learned how to befriend people that... - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review

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Glasgow School of Art is recognized worldwide for its excellence in teaching and innovation in fine arts. The School is housed in a one-of-a-kind, art nouveau building designed by the renowned Scottish architect, Charles Rennie Mackintosh. GSA alumni are world renowned in their field. Winner of the Turner Prize (the most important British contemporary art award), sculptor Martin Boyce, is an alum, and the School boasts three other recent Turner Prize winners: Douglas Gordon , Richard Wright, and Simon Starling.

With one-on-one instruction, a high degree of independent study and focused studio work, GSA's fine arts courses allow you to realize and develop your creativity and to mature as an artist. Emphasis is placed on studio work and continuous interaction and discussion with your instructors and visiting artists. Areas of concentration include: textile design, painting, photography, sculpture, silversmithing and jewelry, printmaking and graphic design, glass blowing, drawing and architectural studies.



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):
  • Fall
  • Spring
  • Academic Year
Instruction Language(s):
  • English
Relevant Study Subject(s):
  • Apparel and Textiles
  • Fine Arts, Studio Arts
  • Architecture
  • Design and Applied Arts
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Fashion / Apparel Design
  • Interior Architecture
Minimum GPA:
2.8
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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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