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  • Locations: London, United Kingdom
  • Program Terms: Summer
  • Homepage: Click to visit
  • Program Sponsor: Arcadia 
Fact Sheet:
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Click here for a definition of this term Language of Instruction: English Click here for a definition of this term Class Status: 2-sophomore, 3-junior, 4-senior
Housing Options: Apartment (shared) Click here for a definition of this term Areas of Study: Biochemistry, Biology, Developmental Sciences, Molecular Biology, Neuroscience, Zoology
Program Type: field study, Internship Abroad, study abroad Minimum GPA: 2.8
Program Description:

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Exceptional opportunity with Biomedical Sciences at Royal Veterinary College

Challenge your critical thinking skills, earn valuable research credits, and experience one of the most cosmopolitan cities of the world on this innovative six-week summer research program with the prestigious Royal Veterinary College (RVC) in London. This is a great way to gain valuable research experience outside of the traditional semester academic calendar while living in one of the most exciting cities in the world. 

Research projects focus on the biomedical sciences with projects in biomechanics, cardiovascular sciences, cell biology, developmental biology, genetics, immunology, molecular biology, parasitology, pharmacology, physiology, reproductive immunology, and welfare. Dedicated projects for students may include: Cardiovascular Biology; Cell & Molecular Biology; Developmental Biology; Genetics; Large Animal Medicine; Molecular & Microbiology; Neuroscience; Imaging; Parasitology; and Reproduction.

  • You will take part in many cultural excursions planned by Arcadia London Center staff. These experiences are designed to immerse you in British heritage in different ways and to gain an understanding of the people, places, and traditions that have shaped and continue to shape society.
  • The Royal Veterinary College was ranked as the world’s leading veterinary school in the QS World Rankings. Its vast research commitment encompasses excellence in biological and veterinary science, dedicated to the improvement of human and animal health and welfare.
  • RVC is a member of the vast University of London system and as a student, you are entitled to use the libraries and facilities of most other member colleges and institutions, which provides you with unlimited research resources.
  • The program is highly individualized, with limited enrollment.
  • You will need to complete a brief Literature Review in consultation with your research supervisor prior to departure before the start of the program. 
  • You’ll also take part in many cultural excursions and activities planned by Arcadia London Center staff. These experiences will open up this cosmopolitan city to you and help you gain an understanding of this dynamic, multicultural society.

Arcadia is a nationally recognized leader in higher education, offering exceptional study, research, and internship experiences for students from colleges and universities across the US. Our unique combination of customized, diverse academic programming and comprehensive support allows students to explore new worlds, get to know themselves, boost their resumes for future job opportunities and graduate school, and experience the incredible growth and shifts in perspective that a culturally immersive experience can deliver.

Please visit the Arcadia website for dates and the latest program information.