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England Mentorship students at Bath Spa University castle

A One of a Kind Program

The Cornerstone Abroad program is a spring semester study abroad opportunity offered exclusively to AU first year students. Cornerstone Abroad allows you to get a jump start on your international education —letting you experience international culture firsthand while supported by AU and international university partners.

Benefits of Cornerstone Abroad

  • Nearly 70% of AU students study abroad during their four years. You’ll study abroad, under the mentorship of experienced AU and international partner faculty and administrators.
  • Experience cities and cultural sites throughout the UK, aimed at showing you British life and culture.
  • Earn credit toward your AU degree, satisfy AU Core required courses, and explore your field of interest through the partner university.
  • Attend the Global Citizen Program, a series of lectures featuring high profile speakers talking about global and international topics.

Program Components

  • Immerse yourself in British culture
  • Experiential learning through guided excursions to London and Stonehenge
  • Study at one of England's top universities--Bath Spa University and take courses that count towards your degree
  • Mentorship from experienced AU and BSU faculty and advisors

Point of View


Experience Cornerstone Abroad from a student's point of view.