Read all about it! The AHA Scholarship.

For those of you trying to save up your pennies to join a wonderful AHA course next year, you might want to check out our scholarship. The winner is awarded the worth of a 2-week summer course which they can use to join us during...


Photo of Bernini's sculpture of an elephant, in Piazza Minerva, Rome, with the Pantheon on the background.

Why the Elephant…?

A number of students have asked us why we have a sculpture of an elephant as our featured image. You’ll probably have seen him cropping up on our website, prospectus and perhaps even at your school’s gap year fair.  Well this isn’t just any elephant. It...


Summer – We Miss You Already!

Wherever you were this summer, you might have guessed that we were gallivanting around galleries in Italy with our wonderful summer courses. We started with the essentials and ensured our energy levels were up. We take our gelato seriously here:          ...


A Day in the Life of an AHA course

 Part 1: The Morning Session The timetable said we would “begin our exploration of Rome with an introductory walk and a Church crawl via the Pantheon and Piazza Navona.” That doesn’t begin to describe our delight as we ventured out amongst the ochre-coloured buildings...


6 weeks that will change your life: the AHA Gap Year Course

We run a 6 week course across Italy (4 week option in late summer) where you have the opportunity to learn about Western civilisation through art, architecture & sculpture. We venture through Venice, Florence, Rome, Naples, Siena & Verona. If you’re 18 – 22 years old seeking...