Cruise through Your Degree ; UNIVERSITIES ++ Students Can See the World While They Learn - by Hopping aboard the Scholar Ship. by Nick Jackson
Jackson, Nick, The Independent (London, England)
A floating higher-education institution backed by Cardiff University is raising eyebrows among international education experts. The Scholar Ship sets a new standard in international education. Arguably the first truly transnational university, it is surely the only one in the world you will find in international waters.
Last month Royal Caribbean Cruises leased the 29,000-ton, 660- foot ocean liner that will become The Scholar Ship and began the work of converting it into a higher-education institution, with a library, the-atre, and even a student union. Backed by a consortium of academic stewards, including Cardiff University, and funded by Royal Caribbean Cruises, the …
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Publication information: Article title: Cruise through Your Degree ; UNIVERSITIES ++ Students Can See the World While They Learn - by Hopping aboard the Scholar Ship. by Nick Jackson. Contributors: Jackson, Nick - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: March 15, 2007. Page number: 7. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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