Arcadia: London - King's College London

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King’s College, University of London is one of the top-ranked universities in the world and also one of England’s oldest and most prestigious research institutions. This is a very popular program which fills up quickly, best suited for students wh... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
Based on 18 Reviews
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September 16, 2019 Aren't Sure? Go To London!
I learned more about living independently and got to have the big-city experience that I don't from my home university. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned a lot about time management and being independent. I also learned a lot about numerous different cultures. Studying abroad was absolutely worth while. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A lot about international culture and truly living in a city that is a melting pot. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
All the cliches and adages are true, so entirely worthwhile (to be brief) - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained stamps on my passport and learned to how to make it through a semester you hate. It would have been worthwhile on a different program. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I really loved living in a big city for the first time in my life, and I learned to be more independent and explore and try new things on my own. It was definitely worth it! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Yes it was worthwhile. I was able to cook for myself. Live how I wanted. Much more freedom and opportunities to explore than by living on campus. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to survive in London on my own and adjust to the cultural and language differences. I also learned how to study within a UK university and how to take assessments at the graduate level. I also learned a lot about other cultures from traveling to other cities and countries during my breaks, many of which I would nev... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
The whole program was very worthwhile. I was able to experience several cultures while gaining a stronger sense of self and independence. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
That I'm very competent and people are hard to deal with everywhere - Brandeis University View Entire Review
A deep love for England, but the knowledge that I need my friends and support system to survive. - Arcadia University View Entire Review
it was extremely worthwhile. I learned so much about british culture and fell in love with the people. - The University of Texas at Austin View Entire Review
Past Review Great Experience
gained a lot of friends - Brandeis University View Entire Review
August 05, 2019 A Broke World Traveler
I learned how to navigate and live in a large city all by myself. This has definitely helped prepare me for my future living in NYC. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Incredibly worthwhile. I did abroad in a way that let me see the world, explore different cultures, learn about the history and art of the cities I visited. Some do abroad a bit differently and simply go to party. I traveled more than most and I learned more than I could have possibly learned by sitting in a classroom. You not o... - Brandeis University View Entire Review
September 06, 2018 Great Experience Abroad
A lot, writing essays of 4000 words during exams was most memorable. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
learned about myself and how to live without my parents. also learned how to live with others who I never met before - Brandeis University View Entire Review
So many life skills, problem solving, travel logistics, coping with issues and learning how to manage everything, cooking, safety, transportation...etc. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
It was worthwhile. Great school in a great city. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to live on my own and step outside my comfort zone. It was definitely worthwhile! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review A Great Time!
Independence. Easy-goingness - Brandeis University View Entire Review
i learned how to network with people with very different backgrounds and cultures. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned independence from traveling on my own. Studying abroad was definitely worthwhile. - Middlebury College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Arcadia: London - King's College London
It was totally worth it! I learned so much about myself and the world around especially the people that make up this world. It broaden my perspective on how we operate as humans and citizens in the world. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Awesome
I got to learn more about the UK and its culture. Had a awesome academic experience as well. - Brandeis University View Entire Review

About

King’s College, University of London is one of the top-ranked universities in the world and also one of England’s oldest and most prestigious research institutions. This is a very popular program which fills up quickly, best suited for students who are comfortable working independently in an urban campus setting.  World-renowned subject areas include war studies, education, classics, English, humanities and social sciences.

Its location gives you easy access to a wealth of cultural landmarks that the city of London has to offer, and students enjoy access to the KCL Students Union, with clubs, societies and sports to join in a friendly and welcoming atmosphere.

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:


  • Harry Potter Studio Tour

  • Tower of London

  • London Street Art Tour

  • Rugby match

  • Hampton Court Day Excursion

  • Keats house

  • 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.

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):
  • Mathematics, Statistics
  • Health/Medical Preparatory Programs
  • History
  • Philosophy
  • Religion / Religious Studies
  • American Studies
  • Arabic Language and Literature
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Chemistry
  • Computer and Information Sciences
  • Cultural Studies
  • Education
  • Film, Video, Photographic Arts
  • French Language, Literature
  • Geography
  • German Language, Literature
  • International Relations
  • Italian Language, Literature
  • Japanese Language, Literature
  • Linguistics
  • Literature
  • Music
  • Pharmacology, Toxicology
  • Portuguese Language, Literature
  • Spanish Language, Literature
Minimum GPA:
3.3
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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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