Colourful fresco by Masaccio from the Brancacci chapel

How to find grants for your gap year

In this post we’re going to show you some brilliant scholarships and grants to help fund your gap year. Like many people, we believe in the life-changing benefits of a gap year and experiential education which is why we’ve been running our AHA Trenchard...


Could robots steal our jobs?

Have you ever worried a robot is going to STEAL YOUR JOB? What are you doing to prevent this from happening? In his global bestseller ‘21 Lessons for the 21st Century’ Yuval Noah Harari writes about the crucial need for teaching reinvention rather than...


Where has the Gap Year gone?

Where has the Gap Year gone and is it coming back? Last year A-level results were announced and the media picked up on the rise of the ‘micro Gap Year’ or ‘gap month’ and here at Art History Abroad we also saw that trend...


Summer course students in front of huge fresco at Palazzo Abatellis, Palermo

A tutor is not the same as a lecturer

Director, Nick Ross, explains the why our AHA tutors have a very specific role. A tutor helps a student with their studies and the development of their ideas in situations outside a classroom, either individually or in small groups. It is this distinct role of the...


‘If I could, I’d do it all over again’

Before having found AHA, I had never been away from home without the company of friends or family. The idea of being on my own was a terrifying concept. But AHA changed that for me. I came into the program thinking I would fail....