API Gap Year in Stirling, Scotland

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API Gap Year in Stirling, Scotland

Ever want to study in a city with it's own castle and loch on campus? Explore what else Stirling has to offer in a gap year at University of Stirling! Well known for it's superior sports facilities, the campus and city is perfect for the student looking to live like a local. Smaller than Edinburgh and Glasgow, Stirling is a smaller town but with a large student population. The city has a great balance of old world and new town between historical William Wallace monument and Stirling Castle and modern shops, a cinema, and a shopping mall. For students looking to engage with local and international students, this is the perfect program! Not only will you study alongside other international students and local Scottish studens, but University of Stirling has great student clubs and sports programs (even for visiting students)!

Students who choose to study abroad in Stirling with API enroll in courses with Scottish and other international students at the University of Stirling – one of the most popular universities in Scotland. The university offers courses across five major areas, including health and well-being, culture and society, environment, enterprise and the economy, and sport.


  • Biology (General)
  • Natural Sciences
  • Communications
  • Media And Communications
  • Computer Science
  • Criminology
  • Criminal Justice / Corrections
  • Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • Health Sciences
  • History
  • Languages / Linguistics
  • Law
  • Pre-Law
  • Comparative Literature
  • Philosophy
  • Political Science
  • Psychology
  • Sociology
  • Sports
  • Sports Economics/Management

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API High School Bella Italia: Art, Language, and Culture in Italy

API students will discover the wonders of Italy on this two-week art, language and culture program. Starting in Rome, students will visit many of Rome’s major sites, including St. Peter’s Basilica and the Vatican Museums. Then, the group will travel to Tuscania to meet welcoming host families ready to prepare home-cooked Italian meals for students while they live in an idyllic medieval town to explore the creative arts of drawing and photography. Tuscania has been admired for centuries for its picturesque setting, fine culture and foods, and cobblestoned streets. Surrounded by medieval walls and guard towers, the town provides endless opportunities for authentic cultural immersion.

Students will spend mornings studying Italian language, photography* and sketching with the wonders and beauty of Italy as the backdrop for inspiration. In the afternoons and on weekends, students participate in experiential activities such as pottery workshops, cooking classes and urban treks, and will explore the pillars of Italian culture and history with visits to Florence and Venice.

Ages: 15-18 year olds only, completing grades 9-11
Language Level: No Italian language experience required

Housing: Local host families/hotels; Some meals and laundry are included; breakfast and dinner daily are included. Students are responsible for buying lunch.


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API Intern in Wellington, New Zealand

International Internship Placements
There are a number of international internship placements available to API participants.

For a summary of potential options, see the list below:
Accounting and Finance
Advertising, Communications and Journalism
Architecture, Landscape, and Planning
Arts and Design
Business, Entrepreneurship, and Management
Hospitality, Recreation, and Tourism
Psychology and Social Science
Science, Technology, Engineering and Math
Veterinary Science and Zoology
And More!

Didn’t see your area of interest listed? Don’t fret! Just contact us and let us know what you are looking for and we can let you know what the options might be.


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