About the Program

The UNCG Department of Social Work has a 25+ year exchange with the University of Strathclyde School of Social Work and Social Policy. Every other year, a UNCG faculty member and a group of UNCG social work students go to Glasgow to study with
social work students and faculty. In alternate years, Scottish professors and students come to UNCG for four weeks of study.

During Summer 2015 Scottish students will be at UNCG studying with BSW and MSW students in

  • SWK522, Comparative Study of Cross-cultural Social Work Practice

The course will run from June 8 – July 3, 2015 (Summer Session II).

The course is open to :

  • Rising social work seniors,
  • JMSW students,
  • Others with permission of instructor.(contact one of the instructors listed)


For additional information please contact Dr. Jay Poole ( or Dr. Betsy Lindsey (

Information about studying in Scotland during Summer 2016 will be posted in Fall 2015.