Five Destinations to Visit While Studying Abroad in Australia

Apr 19, 2019 11:35:00 AM / by Kara Davis

Take a chance on Australia! In this week's post, Kara lists 5 wonderful places to check out while you're abroad and shares a quick overview on each location. She also shares what's special about each destination, what it's known for, and what you must absolutely do there. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

The Places We Go, The Things We Learn: Reflecting on Shanghai My Global City Events

Apr 18, 2019 11:03:00 AM / by Imani Wilson

In this week's post, Imani visits the World Expo Museum and Shanghai Urban Planning Exhibition Center as part of CAPA Shanghai's My Global City events for students. She shares her latest insights on structures around the world and in Shanghai, as well as how urbanization and westernization has made its impact in China.

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Posted in: International Education, Shanghai, China

12 Hours in the Life of a Student Abroad in Florence

Apr 18, 2019 9:47:19 AM / by Brielle Saggese

One of the best ways to fully understand another way of life is to live it. The nuances of daily life in another country can teach you more about yourself and another culture than any exotic vacation. For her last IGTV vlog in Italy (don't worry - she's got a reflection piece coming), Brielle shares what a day in her life with #CAPAFlorence looks like!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, florence-vlog

Why You Should Intern Abroad with CAPA

Apr 16, 2019 11:19:00 AM / by Emma Dinnerstein & Kailey McIlwrath

CAPA vloggers Emma Dinnerstein and Kailey McIlwrath talk everything to do with interning abroad! In this video they share information about the application process, what their internships are like and what they are learning, PLUS they also check in with our Internships staff in London to hear about internships from their perspective!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Argentine vs U.S. Work Culture: Observations from an Internship in Buenos Aires

Apr 15, 2019 11:08:00 AM / by Shivani Pandya

Get to know the work culture in Argentina through Shivani's eyes! In this week's post, she shares experiences from her internship at the Research Institute of Biomedicine of the Max Planck Society in Palermo and observes the way locals interact, take breaks, approach gender equality, and fulfill their work duties.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina, Internships Abroad

Open Up to Dublin Eats (Your Mouth, Not Your Wallet)

Apr 14, 2019 3:00:00 PM / by Emma Aulenback

No visit to any global city would be complete without getting a taste of the local food scene! In this week's post, Emma focuses on recreating signature dishes from some of Dublin's restaurants without burning a hole in your pocket. She also tells us how affordable fresh produce is in Dublin and where to find them!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Food Abroad

Experiencing Carnaval de Fraga in Spain

Apr 13, 2019 2:45:00 PM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Spring 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Juan Gonzalez attends the Carnaval de Fraga and celebrates this lively annual tradition in Fraga, Spain. With millions of people of all ages participating in the Carnaval, the city ramps up its energy and shows off its fun side. Juan also falls in love with the city's culture and shares how he was welcomed by the locals!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

How to Not Break the Bank When Studying Abroad in London

Apr 12, 2019 10:32:00 AM / by Sarah Mai

Budgeting before and during your study abroad experience can ease your worries when you're living in a global city. In this week's post, Sarah shares her comprehensive guide with 10 ideas on how you can plan ahead, build up savings, and maintain a budget while studying abroad in London. The last thing you want to do is worry! Check out some of Sarah's own experiences and lessons. 

(Original illustrations by Sarah Mai)

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Posted in: London, England, Scholarships & Financing

Budget Breakdown: How I’m Spending My Money During a Semester in Shanghai

Apr 11, 2019 12:02:00 PM / by Imani Wilson

It can be easy to lose track of your spending while abroad! In this week's post, Imani sheds light on her student budget and how she manages her money monthly. She looks at how she's allocated funds for travel, food, souvenirs, and activities in Shanghai, and what is covered by your CAPA program costs.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Scholarships & Financing

Interning in London with Duck and Dry

Apr 10, 2019 1:17:33 PM / by Kendall Hoyt

Kendall Hoyt brings us part 2 in her Interning in London Series! In this episode she takes us along to see her internship site, tell us more about her role, and share what she's learned during her internship with London's premiere hair care service, @DuckandDry!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

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