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University of St. Andrews
Fife, Scotland (Outgoing Program)
|Partner Institution/Organization Homepage:||Click to visit|
|Restrictions:||Princeton applicants only|
|Dept Offering Program:||Study Abroad OIP||Program Type:||Study Abroad (semester)|
|Language of Instruction:||English||Language Prerequisite:||No|
|Program Features:||Academic Study||Degree Level:||3 - Sophomore, 4 - Junior, 5 - Senior|
|Time Away:||Academic Year, Fall Semester, Spring Semester||Housing options:||Apartment (Shared), Dormitory|
|Program Group:||Study Abroad OIP||Program Adviser:||Nyieta Charlot|
University of St. Andrews
The University of St Andrews is delighted to offer programs that enable students from higher education institutions around the world to spend a semester or academic year at St Andrews as visiting students. Every semester, St. Andrews welcomes a new group of visiting students who explore their intellectual interests in a variety of subjects and who enjoy a taste of St Andrews student life, while enriching our community with new ideas and different perspectives.
Teaching is organized on a semester calendar very much like Princeton's. Students studying abroad for the year may apply for a $15,000 scholarship from the St. Andrew’s Society of Philadelphia.
Student Experiences"St. Andrews is like a fairytale. The small town somehow manages to house Scotland's oldest university, ruins of a medieval castle and cathedral, three beautiful beaches, a world-famous golf course, and a beautiful coastal walking path. A typical week might include classes, a golf lesson, essay deadlines, a bonfire on the beach, a traditional Scottish ceilidh, and a spontaneous jump off the pier into the North Sea. The University itself offers an incredible variety of subjects and attracts talented students from all over the world. Because students concentrate so early, they are expected to interact much more deeply with their disciplines than students at a liberal arts university. This means that in one semester, my understanding and ability to do work in three disciplines-- philosophy, theology, and biblical studies-- was greatly enriched. I highly recommend spending a semester-- or even a year-- studying at the University of St. Andrews!" -Alexandra Mairone '17
Students interested in applying to this program must complete two separate processes:
- Apply directly to the program. Visit the program website directly for application instructions and deadlines. Please note that program application deadlines are often earlier than Princeton approval deadlines.
- Complete the Princeton approval process. You may download the course approval form and instructions from your GPS application. Click “apply now” on this brochure to access these items. Check GPS for Princeton’s approval deadlines.
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