The College Of Global Studies

2017 London Preview class

Nov 19, 2020 7:10 pm

London Calling for Study Abroad—Even Now

By guest blogger Nik Kachuyevski ’21 One of the main reasons I came to Arcadia was the opportunity to study abroad. I knew that I wanted to go to London before even stepping foot on campus as a first-year student.  Out of the 20 London programs the University offers, the one...

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Nov 19, 2020 Caitlin Burns

2020 Open Doors Report Ranks Arcadia #1 in Nation for Study Abroad

Arcadia University ranked #1 in the nation in undergraduate study abroad participation in the 2020 Open Doors report, released by the Institute of International Education (IIE) on Nov. 16. Arcadia earned this prestigious recognition based on the percentage of undergraduate students participating in...

Arcadia University student Abigail Searle.

Nov 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Searle ’23: Online in London

Hershey, Pa. resident and Business Administration major Abi Searle ’23 had been planning to study abroad this fall, and wasn’t going to let a pandemic stop her. On Sept. 10, Searle landed in Heathrow Airport to begin her academic year abroad in London, a city that she’s known since childhood. A...

Arcadia University student Kimberly Hickey in Stirling, Scotland

Oct 9, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Hickey ’22 Learning Online, Abroad

Psychology major Kimberly Hickey ’22 was determined to study abroad this year, even if she would still be learning virtually. On Aug. 31, she realized the first step of her goal when she flew to Stirling, Scotland, to study abroad through the University of Stirling.  “I figured why stay at...

Big Ben and parliament in London.

Jul 10, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Study Abroad Still Open for Fall 2020

Arcadia Abroad has multiple options for a compelling, globally-focused semester or academic year of studying, exploring, and engaging with the diverse communities of your chosen host country. Deadlines are fast approaching so apply now. International Students on M1 & F1 Visas...

A woman stands looking at St. Paul's Cathedral dome in London, England

Jul 6, 2020 Caitlin Burns

TCGS: Virtual Europe Internships

Arcadia University’s College of Global Studies (TCGS) is pleased to announce Virtual Europe Internships. This exciting opportunity enables students to enhance their semester of study at their home institution, or their Gap Year, through a virtual internship with employers in London,...

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Jul 1, 2020 Caitlin Burns

TCGS: LGBTQ Pride Month

Drew Villierme-Lightfoot is a Program Manager for England, Wales, and Chile at The College of Global Studies. He shares some of the history of Pride Month and also some of the LGBTQ events that our students have participated in. June is LGBTQ Pride Month across the globe. Typically during...

Front entrance with Princess Elizabeth House on exterior brick wall

Apr 30, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Health Care Workers Find Emergency Lodging at Arcadia’s Princess Elizabeth House in London

The College of Global Studies is helping medical students at Whittington Hospital in Highgate, London, as they fight the COVID-19 virus. The Princess Elizabeth House, across the street from Whittington Hospital, is providing local accommodation at no charge to key emergency health care workers...

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Mar 18, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Mentoring Helps Turner ’20 Excel in Computer Science

Jules Turner Class of 2020 Computer Science major Computer Science major Jules Turner ’20 doesn’t know where she’d be without the female mentors she’s had at Arcadia University: Dr. Kathy Macropol, professor of Computer Science, who has helped her find her calling, and Caleigh...

Image of sunset over the Olympic stadium in London.

Mia Woo Feb 19, 2020 3:16 pm

A Third Culture Kid’s Take on Culture Shock

In my previous blog post, “From Everywhere and Nowhere: The Third Culture Kid,” I talked a bit about my experiences as a “TCK”—someone who spent a significant amount of their childhood in a country or culture that doesn’t match their citizenship. In my case, I lived in Tokyo, Japan,...

View of the skyline and the Eiffel Tower in Paris.

Jessica Derr Feb 18, 2020 1:02 pm

Savannah Seymour ’20: A Summer in France

Savannah Seymour ’20, an English major and Linguistics and French minor, shares her highs and lows of spending a summer across the ocean. Where did you go and for how long? France, from the end of May to mid=August. I was in Grenoble for school for a month, then went for fun to...

View of skyscrapers in Tokyo at night.

Mia Woo Feb 5, 2020 4:50 pm

From Everywhere and Nowhere: The Third Culture Kid

From my very first day at Arcadia, I learned the art of introducing myself: stating my name, major, where I’m from, and the good ole fun fact to top it off. I’ve gotten pretty good at introductions, except for one bit—I have no idea how to say where I’m from. I genuinely don’t know what to say...