Joan Haig from the Arcadia Scotland office is a writer and academic. In writing books for children, she draws on her extensive knowledge of ethnography ('writing culture') and global history. Joan’s current projects are both fiction and non-fiction, with… More
Today is Robert Louis Stevenson Day! He got two mentions on our local walking tours we did yesterday with our Stirling and Edinburgh students. We are encouraging all our students to stay local and to make the most of the opportunities that are close by… More
This year, Arcadia’s Edinburgh Center expanded the number of our optional walking tours; students can now choose from history, philosophy or literature-themed walks as part of their welcome to Scotland’s capital city.
I was delighted to be leading the… More
This Sunday marks the 705th anniversary of the Battle of Bannockburn, a turning point in the First Scottish War of Independence, and one of the most iconic moments in the nation’s history. The death of Alexander III without heir in 1286 had created a… More
A big congratulations to our Spring 2019 photo competition winners. The Edinburgh Center received lots of fantastic photo entries this semester. Thank you to all the students who entered photos of their wonderful experiences and travels around Scotland… More