Arcadia: Glasgow - University of Glasgow

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Study abroad at University of Glasgow offers you a green campus setting in the up-scale West End of Glasgow in an institution that is consistently ranked among the UK's top universities. You will experience a world-class academic program in a city... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.2
Based on 7 Reviews
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July 10, 2017 Home Away From Home
I learned a lot about myself, in my abilities both mentally and physically. I gained a lot of independence on this experience that I would never have been able to gain without it. Although the timing of my abroad program was not ideal (Last semester of senior year) I am glad I had the ability to still participate in this program... - Washington State University View Entire Review
I gained a lot of knowledge about how to interact with people not from my culture as well as how to travel in the easiest way possible. I learned that public transportation is amazing and something I wish we had more of here. I also realized that you can't be afraid to travel anywhere or do anything or try any food because every... - Trinity University View Entire Review
I gained a very valuable graduate level research experience as an undergraduate which was very critical in helping me to decide whether or not graduate school was right for me. I learned a lot about myself as a person and as a student and was able to gain invaluable experience as a researcher. - Spelman College View Entire Review
I learned how to immerse myself in other cultures, travel by myself and drink whiskey without choking. I learned how to survive near-constant rain and wind, and I learned how to make connections with new people quickly. It was definitely worthwhile. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
I gained friends and experiences that will always be a part of me. Every bit was worthwhile - Trinity University View Entire Review
I found that I can do this traveling abroad thing all by myself! It was so amazing to find that independence again! I also loved that I found the confidence to just go out and do things that I had never done and not once did I ever doubt myself. This trip was absolutely worthwhile and I think about going back everyday. - Trinity University View Entire Review
February 07, 2016 Many Unexpected Details
I learned to be more independent, more careful with budgets, how to get used to a new environment faster, how to travel more efficiently, gained more recipes, met people from all over the world and made many international friends. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
My experience was fantastic. I am genuinely devastated that I cannot repeat my time abroad. I am hopeful that I will be able to one day do my masters degree or live in Glasgow for much, much longer than 6 months! - St. Mary's College of Maryland View Entire Review
Past Review Lot's Of Fun
made new friends, had fun, very worthwhile - Fordham University View Entire Review
Past Review
It was extremely worthwile! I learned that I am more independent than I ever thought before. The thought of traveling alone isn't as scary now as it was before. I'm so glad I studied abroad for the semester and it makes me want to travel more when I'm older. - Providence College View Entire Review

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Study abroad at University of Glasgow offers you a green campus setting in the up-scale West End of Glasgow in an institution that is consistently ranked among the UK's top universities. You will experience a world-class academic program in a city that is trendy, vibrant and energetic.

The second oldest university in Scotland, with close to 17,000 students, Glasgow boasts one of the largest biology departments in the UK, has a large English department with superb offerings in Scottish literature and Scottish studies and excels in medieval history. Courses in theater, film and television, theology, physics and engineering are very popular with students as well as the diverse offerings in law - several law courses are designed specifically for North American students who would like a pre-law concentration.

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:


  • Edinburgh Weekend

  • Windsor Castle

  • Adventure weekend in Wales

  • Royal Ascot

  • Brighton


  • 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):
  • British Literature
  • Health Professions
  • Legal Professions and Studies
  • Engineering
  • English Language and Literature
  • History
  • Social Sciences
  • Microbiology, Immunology
  • Cell Biology, Anatomy
  • Physics
  • Theology
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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