ISA Veritas students have access to all the resources of the University of Glasgow. The Resident Director will be available at all times and conducts the on-site orientation, leads excursions, assists with housing and provides support on and off campus. The staff will be excited to help students adjust to life in Glasgow and to help them have the best possible experience abroad.

Mike Kurtyka


Mike is an adopted Scot and is originally from the USA. Along with his wife and three teenage children, he has have lived in Glasgow for 13 years. With dual American and British citizenship, he is uniquely placed to understand the needs of students studying abroad. With a varied background in corporate, charity and private sector employment, he has a depth and breadth of experience that can be of benefit to students as they study and consider their future career options. Additionally, he has national and international event management experience along with years of hosting and touring with visitors to Scotland. Mike has traveled through Scotland and Europe and enjoys hill walking and volunteers with asylum seekers and refugees.