- Glasgow, United Kingdom
- Program Type:
- Study Abroad
- Degree Level:
- Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester, Summer
- Program Description:
The most populous city in Scotland, Glasgow is well known for its friendly locals, beautiful parks, and hip music and fashion scenes. From Victorian influences to the Glasgow style of art nouveau, the city features stunning architecture which gives visitors clues into Glasgow's amazing history and development. Classified as one of Europe's best kept secrets, Glasgow also boasts one of the liveliest pub, club, and live music scenes outside of London. Glasgow is a great place to see live music, hosting an average of 130 music events every week – ranging from urban and hip-hop, electronica and indie through to classical and Celtic. Meeting Glaswegians is an activity in itself, as they are a people who are full of life, value time with friends and family, and have an accent unlike any other. Close to the University of Glasgow in the city's West End, students will find a bohemian district with cafes, tea rooms, and boutiques. On the opposite end of the city is Sauchiehall Street, one of Glasgow's major shopping and business centers. The city also has a wide range of restaurants featuring every type of international cuisine imaginable to the local favorites such as fish & chips to haggis. Whatever your interests, Glasgow is an exciting place to study and explore.
The University of Glasgow is the fourth oldest university in the UK and a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research universities, the UK equivalent of the US Ivy League. A truly Scottish university that draws over 73% of its students from all over Scotland, the University of Glasgow has a reputation for academic excellence and innovative research across a broad spectrum of subjects. In 2010 the International Student Barometer ranked Glasgow third in the UK for international student satisfaction. ISA students studying at the University of Glasgow have the option to take a variety of courses with locals in a variety of subject areas. Students can also take specialty courses such as Functional Anatomy for Pre-Med/Pre Health Students, Service Learning, Nursing, Bagpipe History and Performance, and Medical Humanities.
Students who wish to study in Glasgow can select from semester, year, and summer term programs.
Program Price Includes: • Pre-Departure Advising • Tuition at Host University • Official Transcript from Host University • On-site ISA Office • Full-time ISA Resident Staff • On-site Cultural and Academic Orientation • Airport Reception • Student Housing • Internet Access • Tutorial Assistance • Excursions • Cultural Activities • Medical Insurance • Student Services • Visa Support
- Setting Description:
- Students will have full access to all resources at the University of Glasgow including the library, study lounges, computer labs, internet access, athletic facilities, student clubs and academic advising. The Resident Director is available at all times and conducts the on-site orientation, leads excursions, assists with housing and provides academic and cultural support.
- Please refer to the ISA website
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