Last weekend I went to Rome, Italy on a group excursion with API. We were put up in a beautiful hotel near the city center which boasted one of the nicest breakfast spreads I have ever seen. The thing is, as much as those silly things are perpetuated, they come from somewhere. There’s a reason […]

Kilts and Frites

In 1861 the five story building along this close collapsed. Rescuers heard a young boy named Joseph McIver yelling the words now sculpted above the close’s entrance, and he was saved.

In the spirit of mixing it up, I’ve chosen a new café to write in again. This time it’s Sister Sadie, right down the road from me on South Circular Road. The space is absolutely buzzing on a Saturday, and seems more like the place to jump-start your senses for the day than a writer’s […]

Chile Volcano – API Safety Update

A volcano erupted 400 miles south of Chile’s capital of Santiago early Tuesday morning. There were no API students in the area, and all API students have been advised to avoid travel near that area for the foreseeable future. We update this post as events warrant.

Summer Engineering Study Abroad Programs

If you are an engineering major, chances are you have found it difficult to find study abroad opportunities to fit your schedule and academic needs. Thankfully, API offers 3 academically strong engineering programs during the summer that allow you to the opportunity to experience the transformative benefits of studying abroad. Sharjah, UAE – Summer Deadline April 1, 2015 Sharjah […]

July Internship Program Deadlines Extended


API is pleased to announce that the deadlines for the following July internship programs (summer session 2) have been extended to March 15, 2015: Barcelona, Spain Buenos Aires, Argentina Dublin, Ireland Santiago, Chile Seville, Spain Note: API also offers flex date internship options throughout the year with start dates offered twice per month. Application deadlines for these flex date […]

Edinburgh: You’re A Wizard, Harry

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I visited Hogwarts this week! I walked up and down the streets of Diagon Alley, I saw the cemetery where Lily and James Potter are buried, I saw pictures of the Hogwarts Express, and I even saw the school sitting up on the hill! Okay, okay… I saw J.K. Rowling’s inspiration for it all, at […]

The Adventures of Studying Abroad

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To say that studying abroad is an adventure would be an understatement. Students that are studying abroad are living in places that people hope to visit in their lifetime, and are surrounded by landmarks and attractions that people hope to see one day. We not only live in places such as these, but have the […]