Arcadia: London - Queen Mary University of London
This unique institution blends a traditional campus with green space and the bustling international and cultural vibe of London's East End.Particular subject strengths include business, history, politics, theater, engineering, economics, film stud... read more
I learned how to live on my own. Alexander B - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I gained a lot of self confidence through traveling across Europe. I also got a lot more worldly. I also gained a new look on Europe and different cultures. Alex Walter - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I explored and visited many new places. Dylan Hennessy - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Took a much needed break from my home school and learned that I love London so much! A student - Harvard University View Entire Review
I learned how to be independent, and how it is to live in a big city. It was definitely a memorable 6 months. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
I became more independent, more functional. I learned how to cook for myself and to navigate a strange city on my own, and it felt great. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to be independent, and how to travel on a really small budget- it is so easy to get around Europe on their train systems once you figure out how to do it. A student - Trinity University View Entire Review
I learned I liked living abroad in a city. It was definitely worthwhile to meet new types of people. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I thought it was worthwhile Jessica L - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was worth every minute of preparation and every cent plus more. I still can't believe I was lucky enough to be able to experience it. I have never felt more excited than I did everyday that I was abroad. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was my first time in Europe, so I was able to travel to places I've always wanted to go to, so I gained exposure to the culture and sights that I have always wanted to see. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
The whole world does not run the same way the US does. There is a deeper appreciation for the city, the food, culture, and for others. It was an amazing experience, one in which I learned so much about the world and about how I view it. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I definitely learned how to adapt to other areas of academics since I did not take a single class towards my major. I also gained insight into the culture in London. Probably the most important, I learned to be independent; London gave me the opportunity to just go out and do something whenever I wanted. Anything and everything ... Daniela C - Trinity University View Entire Review
I have a perspective of what it's like to live in another country with a different political system, university system, climate, environment, culture, etc. I think Americans think of the UK as being very similar to us. There are a lot of things we share: a language, certain aspects of pop culture. Our music, movies, are heavily ... Kevin Costa - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned how to balance a budget, and I saw so many amazing places around Europe A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was a worthwhile experience. I learned a lot about myself and used my abroad experience as an opportunity to travel to different countires. Lily Schmidt Swartz - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I experienced a university with a campus which was unique. I did enjoy my time abroad. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Yes! I feel more independent and I think I gained a more global perspective. Kaitlin - Santa Clara University View Entire Review
Learned how to travel better, make new friends and new experiences. Shriraj Shah - Brandeis University View Entire Review
My experience abroad was very worthwhile. I learned how to adapt to a different society and culture, to learn about there customs, and become immersed in them. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
An increase in independence, an idea on how to budget, evaluating the opportunity costs of traveling to one place over another, etc. A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
I learned that I can live independently in a foreign country, and that I am more capable than I thought. I also fell in love with the city of London and it was the time of my life! A student - Brandeis University View Entire Review
Nearly every study abroad student I know has the time of their life while study abroad no matter where they go and that's no different for me. It was without a doubt worthwhile and I learned so much about London, England, Europe, and the world as well as a great deal about myself. Alex E - Brandeis University View Entire Review
It was worthwhile because I learned that I am capable of living on my own and navigating a new city. I basically started all over and it was super fun. A student - Wellesley College View Entire Review
Studying abroad was one of the best decisions I ever made. After this semester I am confident that wherever I go in my life I will be able to handle myself in new situations, navigate new places, and befriend people from all over. London is an amazing city and I can see myself living there at some point in my life. Rebecca L - Brandeis University View Entire Review
This unique institution blends a traditional campus with green space and the bustling international and cultural vibe of London's East End.
Particular subject strengths include business, history, politics, theater, engineering, economics, film studies and English. They also offer a flexible structure to meet your academic and personal needs.
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
- Hampton Court Day Excursion
- Keats house
- and more...
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.
Program Type(s):Study Abroad
- Academic Year
Relevant Study Subject(s):
- Biology and Biomedical Sciences
- Drama, Theater, Theatre Arts
- Mathematics, Statistics
- Astronomy, Astrophysics
- Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology
- Computer and Information Sciences
- Cultural Studies
- Environmental Science
- Film, Video, Photographic Arts
- Finance, Financial Services
- Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
- International Relations
- Legal Studies
- Political Science and Government
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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.