Arcadia University: The College of Global Studieshttp://www.arcadia.edu/abroad/default.aspx
450 S. Easton Road Glenside, PA 19038-3295 United States
If you're looking for a memorable and productive way to spend your summer, then the University of Stirling Summer Academic Program offers you the perfect solution. Study side-by-side with Scottish students, enabling you to get a real flavor of Scottish higher education and campus life while earning up to 12 credits.
Courses may be selected among various departments. You will earn the following hours of credit.
* one block: 6 credits.
* two blocks: 9 or 12 credits
All courses offered during the University of Stirling Summer Academic Program are worth 3 semester hours of credit each. The program is offered for 4 or 8 weeks. The first 4-week block begins in mid-June and ends in mid-July. The second 4-week block begins in mid-July and runs through mid-August. Students who attend one block must take 2 courses for a total of 6 semester hours of credit. Students who attend both blocks for the full 8 weeks can earn either 9 or 12 semester hours of credit. Many of the courses incorporate British or Scottish themes including The British Media and Introduction to Scottish History, among others.
Outside of class, you'll be able to take full advantage of Stirling's excellent indoor and outdoor sports facilities, as well as its international-class swimming pool and nine-hole golf course.
You'll have access to the University's MacRobert Arts Centre, which houses a library, student center, shopping mall, bank, and restaurants. Additionally, you'll be invited to take advantage of performances and exhibitions at the Centre's theaters and art gallery.
A full orientation program is provided, which includes a campus tour, bus tour of Stirling and the surrounding area, as well as an introduction to library and computing facilities. In addition to the welcome and farewell events, a number of other social activities are planned, which ISS and other Stirling students will be invited to attend. There will even be a Scottish ceilidh so you can learn Scottish country dancing.
Finally, the University of Stirling is situated in an area of incomparable beauty. The University campus, which is built around a lake and 18th-century castle, sits on 350 acres of landscaped parkland. Additionally, you'll be within easy reach of the Trossachs, a magnificent area of lakes and mountains that served as the setting for the well-known Hollywood production Rob Roy. You'll be able to spend many enjoyable hours exploring the Past Participant Buttonregion's beautiful, rustic landscape with its craggy mountains, rocky valleys, peaceful lakes, and secluded forests.
Bachelors Degree (Undergraduate)
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Tuition, Guaranteed housing, Overseas orientation program, Medical insurance, Arcadia University transcript, Predeparture advising and support, Cultural excursions, Safety and security management plans
Scholarships and Financial Aid are a major part of our commitment to access for all students. Arcadia offers more than 1.5 million dollars in scholarships annually in amounts from 500 USD to 2,000 USD. A financial aid coordinator is also on-staff to provide help to students who require individual consortium agreements or need Arcadia to process federal financial aid for them.
The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University advances the University's mission to prepare students for life in a rapidly changing global society. Because international learning is an essential component of an effective undergraduate education, Arcadia is committed to providing high-quality, academically sound and experientially rich study abroad programs and support services to a wide range of students and institutions. Aspects of this mission have existed throughout the history of The College of Global Studies at Arcadia University and today the mission is at the core of everything we do. One of the ways we apply it to our programs is through the Arcadia Commitment.