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Week One of my Remote Global Internship

Feb 24, 2021 9:53:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

This semester Savanna will be interning remotely with Young Citizens, a UK-based charity. With her first week done and dusted, see how she's picked up on balancing her workload and the time difference, while connecting with her colleagues and peers, as well as the environment around her.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Tips for Preparing to Study Abroad

Feb 18, 2021 10:45:00 AM / by Michaela Clarke

In her first post for the CAPA World blog, remote Dublin intern Michaela Clarke shares a list of 10 tips on how to stay on top of study abroad logistics such as visas, scholarships and funding, cultural customs, and more - including tying up loose ends before you leave!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Preparing to Study Abroad During a Pandemic

Feb 17, 2021 10:02:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

Our spring 2021 CAPA blogger Andy McKenzie believes that his study abroad semester in Barcelona will be an experience of a lifetime! Check out how this University of Minnesota student will be preparing for this once-in-a-lifetime journey with a positive attitude, open mind, and realistic expectations.

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

Decolonizing the Global City

Feb 16, 2021 9:45:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf uncovers the multiple apparent and hidden realities that form a global city and the steps taken to decolonize dominant narratives in education abroad.

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Posted in: International Education

How I Made the Decision to Pursue a Remote Global Internship

Feb 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

See how Savanna Nolau prepped for a whirlwind of a semester in her first post on the blog. This Suffolk University student will be remotely interning in London while based in sunny Los Angeles. She walks us through her pros and con(s) list on taking this leap and preparing for a new start.

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

The ROI of Study Abroad

Feb 4, 2021 9:48:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

The sticker price of studying abroad can be overwhelming, but is it worth the expense? Spoiler alert: YES! In this blog, we reached out to Daniel Cunningham, our Resident Director in Sydney, as well as some of our former bloggers, vloggers, and ambassadors to find out more about what students gain from their CAPA study abroad experience. In other words, what is the return on investment of studying abroad?

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Posted in: Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2021

Feb 3, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for spring 2021!

This semester, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experience either from their host countries and at-home locations. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon the end of their semesters, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics, and complete internships.

So who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Analyzing and Exploring the Global City

Jan 28, 2021 10:01:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

In this blog post, gain an inside look at CAPA’s unique course—“Analyzing and Exploring the Global City”—and find out what students can expect when taking the course in Barcelona, Dublin, Florence, London, and Sydney.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

Hail, Hail, Freedonia: Examining National Anthems

Jan 21, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf focuses on the meaning of national anthems from around the world and explains how it is a gateway for students abroad to understand a country's values and culture better.

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Posted in: International Education

Meet Addison Cole: Official CAPA Sydney Remote Blogger/Vlogger Spring 2021

Jan 19, 2021 1:04:00 PM / by Addison Cole

Meet Addison Cole, an official CAPA Sydney Remote Blogger/Vlogger for Spring 2021:

University: James Madison University
Major: Media Arts and Design
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: The Story Department

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
My upcoming boss and I talked about creating a new video for his home page for viewers. I’m very excited to work on that!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

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