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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 RaeAnn Topa overlooking a city scape

Nov 17, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Topa '21 Reflects on London Internship Experience

By Katherine Haines '21 International Business and Cultures major RaeAnn Topa ’21 said that one of the best reasons to do an internship while abroad is the connections to the people and city, which helped her feel less like a tourist when she studied in London during the fall 2019. Topa...

Three Arcadia students with London in background

Oct 14, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Enrollment Management and Study Away Announce Global Scholars Program

Arcadia University’s Office of Enrollment Management and Office of Study Away have launched the Global Scholars Program, a four-year program designed to integrate a global perspective in preparation for a life of scholarship, service, and professional contribution. This personally tailored...

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...

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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...

Fall 2020 GFS Course Registration Information

Thursday, April 2, 2020 - 14:45

Interested in a short-term study abroad opportunity? Check out Fall 2020 Global Field Study courses! GFS courses offer you a full 4-credit, campus-based class with exciting field study travel to enrich your academic experience. These courses carry AUC designations and can meet major requirements.

Here’s what you need to know:

1) Registration is by application and deposit. Program... Read More

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Nov 21, 2019 Jen Retter

Lamoreaux ’20 Overcomes Adversity, Excels Globally

If Ashley Lamoreaux’s Jeep Cherokee breaks down in the middle of a desert, she doesn’t want—or need—to rely on someone else to fix it.  And for Lamoreaux, that’s a real possibility: While studying abroad in Cape Town last December, she drove a 100cc Sym Scooter across South Africa. The two-...

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Nov 21, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Q&A with Dr. Jansen

Dr. Alan Jansen, resident director of Arcadia’s South Africa Center in Cape Town, is retiring at the end of the fall 2019 semester after nearly 10 years with the University. As resident director, Dr. Jansen oversees the center and works with colleges and universities worldwide to develop faculty-...

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Nov 20, 2019 Caitlin Burns

Hause ’20 Uses Business Savvy to Help Sydney Based Organization

Business Administration major Ryan Hause ’20 never dreamed he’d be helping with marketing, social media, advertising, and contract reviews in Sydney, Australia. Spring 2019 found Hause at a crossroads: stay in Glenside, or take advantage of a final study abroad opportunity as an...