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  • Locations: Glasgow, Scotland
  • Program Terms: Academic Year, Fall, Spring
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
  • Restrictions: U of A applicants only
Dates / Deadlines:
Dates / Deadlines:
Term Year U of A Application Deadline U of A Decision Date Start Date End Date
Fall 2024 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Academic Year 2024-2025 04/01/2024
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Rolling Admission TBA TBA
Spring 2025 11/01/2024 ** Rolling Admission TBA TBA

** If you are applying for an external program, please note the U of A application deadline listed may be different than the external program provider's application deadline.

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Fact Sheet:
Fact Sheet:
Study Abroad Advisor: Bumpers College: Miranda Behrends, College of Architecture & Design: Brian Poepsel, College of Education & Health Professions: Miranda Behrends, College of Engineering: Madison Barnes, Fulbright College: Katie Sabo, Walton College: Kat Stoddard Type of Program: External
Credit Hours Available: Between 12-18 Credit Hours Area of Study: Advertising/Public Relations, American Studies, Anthropology, Architecture, Art, Astronomy, Biochemistry, Biology, Business (Accounting), Business (Economics), Business (Finance), Business (General), Business (Management), Business (Mktg & Logistics), Chemistry, Classical Studies, Communication, Comp Lit and Cultural Studies, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Drama, Education, Engineering, English, Environmental Soil & Water Sci, European Studies, Fine Art, French, Gender Studies, Geography, Geology, German, Greek, History, Humanities, International Relations, Italian, Journalism, Law, Mathematics, Medieval & Renaissance Studies, Middle East Studies, Music, Other Language, Philosophy, Photography, Physics, Plant Science, Political Science, Psychology, Recreation & Sport Management, Religious Studies, Sociology, Spanish, Wildlife Habitat
Program Duration: Academic Year, Semester, Varies Credit Type: Transfer Credit
Language of Instruction: English Open to non-U of A students?: No
Open to Graduate Students?: No Housing Options: Apartment, Dorm
COVID-19 Vaccination: Vendor strongly recommends (Arcadia); https://studyabroad.uark.edu/pandemic-studyabroad/
Program Description:

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Strong, Innovative Courses at a Top University in an Energetic City

Study abroad at the University of Glasgow offers you a green campus setting in the up-scale West End of Glasgow in an institution that is consistently ranked among the UK's top universities. You will experience a world-class academic program in a city that is trendy, vibrant, and energetic. Glasgow is considered to be one of the world’s friendliest and most affordable cities, and the West End of Glasgow is filled with cafes, bars, boutiques, and cultural attractions, ensuring that you’ll always have something fun to explore.

Established in 1451, the University of Glasgow is the second oldest university in Scotland, and currently hosts close to 29,000 undergraduate and graduate students from 140 countries. Glasgow boasts one of the largest biology departments in the UK, has a large English department with superb offerings in Scottish literature and Scottish studies, and excels in medieval history. Courses in theater, film and television, theology, physics, and engineering are very popular with students as well as the diverse offerings in law - several law courses are designed specifically for North American students who would like a pre-law concentration.

 
  • University of Glasgow is part of the Russell Group which represents 24 leading UK universities committed to maintaining the very best research, an outstanding teaching and learning experience, and unrivaled links with business and the public sector.
 
  • The Business School at the University of Glasgow is AACSB-accredited.
 
  • Glasgow offers a very popular class, Exploring Scottish Culture, aimed largely at visiting students to give them an academic appreciation of their study abroad experience in the culture.
 
  • Special Opportunities for Pre-Med Majors: American undergraduates intending to apply to medical school will find a comprehensive array of subjects at University of Glasgow designed for pre-med majors, including organic and inorganic chemistry, neuroscience, physiology, immunology and microbiology, and anatomy.
 
  • Students have an exclusive opportunity to combine studies at University of Glasgow with introductory art courses at the renowned Glasgow School of Art (SASAP).
 
  • The Students' Representative Council (SRC) supports over 300 clubs and societies you can join.
 
  • Ninety local parks and gardens in Glasgow make this a walkable and green place. Vintage shopping, street art, and nightlife all contribute to the cosmopolitan vibe. 
 
  • Travel to fascinating places of interest that enhance your cultural immersion and give a meaningful context to your academic courses, through Arcadia's planned Excursions and Activities.
 
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 visit the Arcadia website for dates and the latest program information.