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 7 Reviews
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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
Past Review 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
Broader understanding of world interaction. - Trinity University View Entire Review
Definitely worthwhile. - Fordham University View Entire Review
Yes, very worthwhile. - Saint Anselm College View Entire Review
A student studying abroad with Arcadia: London - University of London: Kings College
I am much more self-confident than I was before I went abroad. This program forced me outside of my comfort zone and to take a more active role in my classes. Although I lived on my own before studying abroad, I am now more sure of my ability to provide for myself on a day to day basis and adaptability in new situations. Going ... - Austin College View Entire Review
Yes! I was so nervous at first. But I feel I gained the knowledge of an entire city. I feel so confident and comfortable navigating London (even more than Boston). I met some really nice people who appreciated the differences I had to offer. - Tufts University View Entire Review
Past Review 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
I learned how to fully live on my own in a brand new country. I also learned how different other parts of the world are, along with different cultures. It was definitely worth it. - Fordham University View Entire Review
enormously worthwhile!!! amazing opportunity to see new things, meet new ppl, and otherwise widen your perspective - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Past Review Independent
I learned so much about myself and what I can and can't do. - Fordham University View Entire Review
Yes. Although it was challenging at times, it was a valuable experience. I've always enjoyed British history and literature and my one semester stay there increased by interest. - Trinity University View Entire Review
Absolutely. You gain so much self-awareness, as a person, student, and American citizen, perspective, resourcefulness, confidence, and academic and social knowledge. - Providence College View Entire Review

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