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  • Dear Global Education Office:

    Scotland is awesome. There's really no better way to put it. The countryside is gorgeous, the cities are breathtaking, and the people are some of the most friendly that I've ever met. Sadly, I was only able to spend a semester in her capital city of Edinburgh.…

  • Credit: Matt Akers
  • Major: English
  • Tags: Scotland
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    I was thrilled at the opportunity to study in Scotland, particularly since it gave me the chance to reconnect with my Scottish heritage. The University of St Andrews turned out to be within a half-hour's drive of the tiny Scottish village from which my grandfather's family had…

  • Credit: Amanda Moodie
  • Tags: Scotland, University of St Andrews
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    My semester abroad in England has changed the way I think about America. Living in Brighton was an amazing eye-opener to just how limited the typical American's line of vision is. Because it has the highest concentration of gay people in the United Kingdom, Brighton offered a…

  • Credit: Katie Tiedemann
  • Tags: Edinburgh, England, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    I lived in a dormitory with first-year students while in Edinburgh. From my bedroom window, I had a spectacular view of a mountain by the name of Arthur's Seat, which figures in many of the novels I read as part of my coursework while abroad.

    Pursuing courses…

  • Credit: Caitlin Monjeau
  • Tags: Edinburgh, Scotland, University of Edinburgh
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    Old and New in Downtown Glasgow. This photo was taken in the early morning on our way to a session at asylum court in downtown Glasgow. We had the opportunity to witness Judge John MacDonald, a friend of the Duke program, administer a hearing for asylum-seeking immigrants…

  • Credit: Taylor Williams
  • Major: Public Policy
  • Tags: Duke in Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    The Duke in Glasgow program begins with a week-long trip to London, with visits to Parliament and opportunities to experience some of the cultural riches of the city.

    The trip to London was a great introduction to our time in Glasgow studying British politics. It was especially…

  • Credit: Pearce Godwin
  • Tags: Duke in Glasgow, London, Scotland, United Kingdom
  • Postcard from Abroad

  • Dear Global Education Office:

    Spending a semester in Glasgow, Scotland not only taught me a lot about a different culture, but it taught me a lot about myself. Studying abroad allowed me to become more independent, and since I didn't have as many extracurricular activities, I was able to choose freely…

  • Credit: Sydney Thomas
  • Major: Public Policy Studies
  • Tags: Duke in Glasgow, Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom
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