10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Dublin

Feb 16, 2020 1:15:00 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

Ranked as one of the top 10 Best Cities to Study Abroad in Europe 2020 by GoOverseas, Dublin is praised for the warmth of its residents, stunning architecture, fascinating history, endless entertainment, ease of navigation, and cozy places to tuck away for an afternoon with delicious food and hot drinks. The city is a favorite of CAPA students too, who study abroad with the diverse student body at Griffith College.

So, why study abroad in Dublin? Let’s dive in.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

A Video Guide to the Best Beaches in Sydney

Feb 14, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

You won't want to miss this week's vlog from Nicolas, where he gives us a tour of Sydney's world-class beaches, from Coogee to Manly to Bondi!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

From the MTA to the Tube: A New Yorker’s First Impressions of London’s Transit System

Feb 13, 2020 9:34:00 AM / by James Nightengale

Have you taken the subway in New York or the Underground in London? James has now experienced both, and he's sharing his impressions and the key differences he's noticed between the two systems. 

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

What to Expect from Your First Week in Dublin

Feb 11, 2020 9:22:00 AM / by Jamie Taylor

In Jamie Taylor's debut vlog from Dublin, she takes us along with her as she acclimates to life in Ireland and attends orientation activities with CAPA and Griffith College. Check it out!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, dublin-vlog

Mental Health Abroad: What to Do When the Initial Excitement Wears Off

Feb 10, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will speaks about why mental health abroad is so important and shares things to consider and do to keep yourself healthy in a completely different country. 

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

5 Ways to Feel More Like A Local While Studying Abroad in London

Feb 9, 2020 9:55:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Liz shares 5 experiences to have whilyestudying in London to help you get the full experience of being a Londoner. 

After spending my fall semester studying abroad in London, I am confident that London is my favorite city in the world. The rich history, diverse culture, great public transportation, and incredible food scene make it a city where anyone can find something they love (normally more than just one thing!). I was very overwhelmed moving to a huge city like London. I attend Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and I’m from a city about the size of Birmingham. That made moving to a big city and learning public transportation a bit daunting for me. However, I want to give you five tips to make the city feel a little bit homier, and maybe you’ll find the one thing you absolutely adore about London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

4 Expectations About Studying Abroad in Sydney vs. What It's Actually Like

Feb 8, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

Emma is here to set the record straight on life in Sydney so far. Expectations vs. reality - are you ready? Get into this myth debunking post featuring Sydney's beaches, people, classes, and more!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Semester in Barcelona

Feb 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

A little prep work ahead of time will chase your travel worries away! In her first post, Nina Vrtjak writes to us from Barcelona and shares 4 important ways to prepare for your study abroad in a global city. Look through tips on how to overcome your first wave of culture shock, the language barrier, and first week jitters.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain

Comparing CAPA Programs - Studying Abroad in Sydney vs Florence

Feb 6, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

CAPA blogger Sara Shriber loved her summer study abroad experience with CAPA Sydney so much that she decided to study abroad again for a whole semester! Read more to find out Sara's thoughts on studying abroad in Sydney vs Florence.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Meet the Spring 2020 CAPA Ambassadors

Feb 5, 2020 4:50:00 PM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

After returning from their own international programs, CAPA ambassadors take part in a semester-long leadership role to share their study abroad knowledge with other students on their home campus. These alumni play an important role in building support for study abroad among the general student population while also engaging with students considering a CAPA program in the near future! Meet several of the current Spring 2020 ambassadors and follow their stories on the CAPA World blog, linked below.

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Posted in: CAPA Alumni


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