I chose Central College Abroad because of the location, available classes, Outdoor Pursuits program, and housing situation.
Location: Bangor, Wales
Affiliated university: Bangor University
Central College Abroad coursework: Yes
Language prerequisite: None
Language of instruction: English
Service-learning options: Yes
Recent excursions: Historical and cultural sites including visits to medieval castles. A weekend trip to Cardiff plus a five-day trip to Ireland.
Housing and meals: University residence halls, single rooms and private bath; no meal plan — communal kitchens in the halls for cooking meals, plus restaurants and cafés located on and near campus.
Program dates: Fall semester, early September – mid-December. Spring semester, mid-January – early June.
Average program size: 23 students
Staff to student ratio: 1:12