If you are looking for a welcoming institution with very strong academic leadership and a progressive, inclusive approach to campus life in a fascinating city, then Queen’s University Belfast could be for you. It offers a friendly atmospheric campus that is convenient to Belfast’s thriving social scene, shopping and cafe culture. It’s quiet Victorian quad offers peaceful study areas and meeting places just a stone’s throw from your accommodation and the excitement of city life.
Queen’s has earned an international reputation for academic excellence in social justice, peace, and reconciliation studies. You’ll find outstanding courses in each of these areas, including a selection of unique courses focused on divided societies, and a flexible approach to curriculum choices.
QUB 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 vibrant Students' Union supports over 150 clubs and societies such as fencing, cricket, canoe, volunteering and music society. The Queen’s Sport facility was selected as a training ground for the 2012 Olympics. Watch: Queen’s international students on life and study in Belfast.
The McClay Library, which houses the C.S. Lewis Reading Room, was the winner of RICS Sustainability Award 2010.
If you’re looking for the widest choice of courses in South Africa and an institution with weight and prestige then studying abroad at the University of Cape Town (UCT) is probably the best bet for you. On Arcadia’s program, you can also add courses and experiences that get you involved with local communities and service efforts.
Perched on the side of Table Mountain, UCT has stunning vistas from every angle and is a popular choice for study abroad. Of its population of more than 20,000, about 4,000 students are international, creating a dynamic energy on campus and in the more than 100 clubs and societies. The Arcadia Cape Town Center is located right on campus at UCT, in the Ivan Tom’s Building, which sits between the upper campus and the Medical School on campus at UCT.
All students on this program take part in Arcadia’s Course, Introducing South Africa: History, Politics and Culture, which provides a forum for reflection and analysis on current issues and challenges facing South Africans - an insightful starting point for all students. You then have a choice:
Take three courses at UCT enjoying a wide choice of subjects with outstanding faculty. The broad selection runs from humanities to science, engineering and commerce.
Or, starting in Spring 2019, you can take two courses at UCT and one at the Cornerstone Institute, an innovative, not-for-profit institution focused on teaching and learning in service of others, to advance human dignity and social justice for all. This is a great option for students who appreciate and benefit from a smaller school’s personal attention and intimate class sizes with lots of interaction with local students.
The University of Sydney, Australia’s oldest university, is a large comprehensive university with famous colonial era buildings and an urban campus located in downtown Sydney.
In addition to being recognized as a world class research institution, the University of Sydney offers a full range of courses that include arts and social sciences, architecture, business, engineering, health sciences, music, science and visual arts.