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Belfast Regional Trip, 2017

There are a lot of things that we pride ourselves on here at Arcadia and togetherness is certainly one of them. We promote… 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.

Belfast Regional Trip, 2017

Alice Higgins November 8, 2017

There are a lot of things that we pride ourselves on here at Arcadia and togetherness is certainly one of them. We promote this in many ways, but one of the main things we love are shared experiences. We are lucky in Ireland as we are a small island.… More

Samhain- The Roots of the Spooks.

Alice Higgins October 20, 2017

Did you know that Halloween sprouted from an Irish Celtic tradition known as Samhain? Nope, didn't think so! Well about 2,000 years ago, Samhain was the name given to the mid-point of the calendar where the ‘light’ of summer and the ‘dark’ of winter met… More

Regional Trip, 2017- The Countdown is On.

Alice Higgins October 4, 2017

The countdown is on and oh, what a treat we have in store.  Next weekend we have our regional trip for Fall 2017. This year, Arcadia students from Ireland, Northern Ireland, England and Scotland will be joining forces in the beautiful Belfast to explore… More

Are You the Next MasterChef?!

Alice Higgins September 13, 2017

You’ve arrived, you’ve settled in, you’ve made some friends and now it’s the big challenge- you have to cook!!  One life skill that living in Ireland will teach you is the art of cooking.  We don’t expect you to be the next Gordon Ramsay, but it’s a good… More

An Cúairt ar Phobal- Digitally Detoxed.

Alice Higgins August 30, 2017

Instagram, oh how we love it. We love the likes, the comments and the general knowledge that we ourselves (and our friends) are having an awesome time. But, what happens when we put down our phones? When we are no longer looking at things through a screen?… More

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