Converse College's Nisbet Honors Program is a member of the Principia Consortium, a group of small liberal arts college honors programs permitted to send honors students to a special honors study abroad program at the University of Glasgow in Scotland. Converse is one of only 23 colleges and universities nationwide included within the consortium. Other institutions that are members of the consortium include Gonzaga University, Rutgers University, Creighton University, and many more.
The University of Glasgow was founded in 1451 and is an internationally recognized institution with prestigious programs in the sciences and humanities. After approval from Converse’s program directors, Converse honors students may enroll for fall semester online. Read the Guide to Submitting an Online Application (PDF) to find out how. Freshmen, sophomores and juniors interested in studying abroad at Glasgow next fall should contact Dr. Laura Brown or at 864.596.9115 for more information. Plus, you can check out the Glasgow flyer (PDF).
Glasgow’s reputation as one of the best universities in western Europe to study the sciences will allow honors science majors some options for study abroad not usually available. Premedical students will have the option of taking anatomy with a world-renowned anatomy professor. This undergrad anatomy course will also allow students to dissect human corpses, not usually an option for undergraduate students. Second-level courses are taught in the Faculty of Biomedical and Life Sciences. are listed here. If you’re not interested in the sciences, then additional subject areas are available as well. Learn more about the Principia Consortium.
Service learning, performing arts courses, business, and liberal arts courses are also available. Art courses are taught as well. View additional information for The Glasgow School of Arts.