Summer 2016 Excursions

Catherine Fenton May 3, 2016

Arcadia Scotland looks forward to welcoming our Summer students! We have designed a program of events that we hope will enhance your experience in Scotland. Below is a first glance of the excursions that will be taking place in Scotland throughout the… More

Musical May: Scottish Folk Music Across Scotland

Emily Goetsch May 1, 2016

From bagpipes to fiddles, the sounds of traditional Scottish music are known the world over.  Despite having roots in the medieval period, secular Scottish music started to take off after the Reformation with references to bagpipes as early as 1547. The… More

April Festivals Galore!

Emily Goetsch April 5, 2016

April showers may bring May flowers, but they also bring festivals and events across Scotland which are not to be missed!  As the days grow longer, Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow, St Andrews and Stirling all have festivals, which offer of activities and… More

Reflecting on the Spring 2016 Scotland Excursions

Catherine Fenton March 29, 2016

*Photo by Alison Pirie from Chapman University, studying at the University of Glasgow:- 'Old Man of Storr', Portee  It has been a fantastic semester so far in Scotland and there have been many memorable moments during the Spring Arcadia excursions throughout… More

Studying in the Scottish Higher Education System

John Bennett March 11, 2016

The term is in full swing now and hopefully everyone is getting the hang of classes, tutorials, labs and other academic obligations. While you are probably finding both similarities and differences between the academic approach embraced at your home school… More

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