Arcadia: London - King's College London

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A beautiful urban campus along the banks of the Thames, King’s College London is world renowned for war studies, education, classics, English, humanities and social sciences.Its location gives you easy access to a wealth of cultural landmarks that... read more

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OVERALL RATING 4.3
Based on 23 Reviews
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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
September 16, 2017 Great Experience!
I learned how to live on my own and step outside my comfort zone. It was definitely worthwhile! - Brandeis University View Entire Review
July 25, 2017 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
January 20, 2016 Awesome
I got to learn more about the UK and its culture. Had a awesome academic experience as well. - Brandeis University View Entire Review
March 16, 2015 London London
I had to adapt to a completely different method a studying during the semester. It was hard to keep up at the beginning but if you like the classes you can motivate yourself to get your work done. - Trinity University View Entire Review
Being in an environment (school and city) so different from my home school made me remember why I chose it in the first place - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained confidence in myself, and I made friends from all over the world. I learned the value of travel while regaining an appreciation for "home." - The University of Texas at Austin 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
September 18, 2017 Living Independently
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
April 21, 2016 Best Experience Ever
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
January 13, 2016 Great Experience
gained a lot of friends - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I can't even describe how much I learned, both academically and about myself. The experience was so eye-opening, in a good way, and was definitely something I would do again if I could. - Northwestern University View Entire Review
Past Review Loving London
The time away allowed me the chance to get to know myself and relax in many ways so I could come back rejuvinated and ready to tackle my senior year. - Brandeis University View Entire Review

About

A beautiful urban campus along the banks of the Thames, King’s College London is world renowned for 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. It is also among the top 25 universities in the world and is one of the U.K.’s best research institutions. 

ARCADA 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...

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):
  • 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

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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