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Exam Weather

I hope you clicked into this blog purely for the fact that you have no idea what ‘exam weather’ is and you are hoping to… More

Alice Higgins Dublin Center


Alice Higgins


Dublin Center


As the Student Life Officer, Alice’s main responsibilities include co-ordinating and attending co-curricular activities for students as well as writing blogs and keeping up to date with the students via social media. She studied English and History in the University of Limerick and then went on to do a Masters Degree in English Literature. After this, Alice lived in Vietnam for two years, teaching English and traveling around South East Asia. Her interest in travel and academia drew her to working with study abroad students. She hopes to continue her studies in English Literature in the future. Alice has lived in Spain, America and Vietnam and has travelled around most of Europe. She studied abroad in the University of South Carolina so understands the highs and lows of living abroad and of attending a foreign University. Using her own experiences, Alice is keen to support students in any way possible during their time away from home.

Exam Weather

Alice Higgins June 23, 2017

I hope you clicked into this blog purely for the fact that you have no idea what ‘exam weather’ is and you are hoping to find out. Well, your dreams have been answered as I’m going to dedicate this blog to telling you exactly what summer in Ireland is… More


Alice Higgins May 25, 2017

Every semester our Dublin centre run a social media competition. Students are encouraged to share pictures with the hashtag #ArcadiaIreland during their time in our lovely country and we get some absolutely breath-taking pictures. Sometimes when you live… More

Summer Excursions 2017!

Alice Higgins April 25, 2017

Waiting for your study abroad program to start is kind of like waiting for a festival, isn’t it? You diligently bought your early bird ticket, you’ve been waiting patiently for any murmur of what may lay ahead, you’ve read and re-read the posts about… More

Climbing Croagh Patrick.

Alice Higgins April 5, 2017

What do you get when you have lots of exams coming up, a bus strike, and some of the heaviest rain Galway has seen in years? Four remaining students, a Scottish friend, a guide and an Arcadia staff member that still decide to climb the second highest… More

Game of Thrones Tour

Alice Higgins March 29, 2017

This weekend Ireland decided to put its best foot forward and we were lucky enough to experience the glorious sunshine on our Game of Thrones Location Tour. We embraced every moment we could in the sun and were even sporting t-shirts for the majority… More

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