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One CAPA Student’s Thoughts on What We Can Learn From Current Events

Mar 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM / by Lily Tang

A few weeks ago, Lily was attending Griffith College classes in Ireland. Now, she's in self-quarantine at home in the US, and she's in good spirits. Find out more about her thoughts and feelings on the situation, and how studying abroad has helped her learn to embrace unexpected changes.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Diversity Abroad

CAPA's 10 Tips for Working & Learning Remotely

Mar 23, 2020 2:28:01 PM / by Jessie Gibson

As countries, organizations, small & large businesses, schools, and universities around the globe have begun implementing social distancing policies to combat the spread of COVID-19, many of us are experiencing working from home for the first time, often in closer quarters than ideal. As CAPA instituted a work-from-home policy starting on Monday, March 19 and as our students make the transition to completing their academic programs remotely, our US team rounded up these 10 helpful tips for working or learning from home.  

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Dilemma of the Drawer: A Study in Cultural Relativism

Mar 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM / 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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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

CAPA Dublin Students Get Schooled in Irish Slang

Mar 13, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Jamie Taylor

Get your notepad out and start jotting some Irish slang down! In this week's vlog, Jamie sits down with 4 other new-to-Dublin folks and quizzes them on expressions frequently used in Ireland. Watch them dissect some common phrases to try and figure out what they hear on the daily.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Language

Get to Know Darling Harbour - Your Neighborhood in Sydney

Mar 11, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

Darling Harbour is quickly becoming vlogger Nicolas Dostal's favorite place in Sydney! This destination is THE place to be - from frequent festivities, water sports, and street performers, it'll never be a boring time! Darling Harbour also boasts some of the best restaurants and cafes in the city and more, so tag along on this virtual tour and see what this district has to offer.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, sydney-vlog

Home Away From Home - Inside A Buenos Aires Study Abroad Homestay

Mar 10, 2020 10:47:00 AM / by Sky Dedrick

Sky is no stranger to homestay living abroad. On this go around, she settles in at her Buenos Aires accommodations and shares how she came to live with her host mom and flatmates. She also shares how this experience can build up your language skills, provides some tips to follow before arriving in your host country, and reveals what her daily dining situation is like.

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Posted in: Buenos Aires, Argentina

Opportunities for CAPA Dublin Student Engagement with Griffith College

Mar 9, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Lily Tang

What all can you do and see as a student in Ireland? CAPA Dublin student Lily Tang drops some gems in this week's vlog and shows us her trip to Cork, Rock of Cashel, and more. She encourages you to try some of the discovery trips offered through your study abroad program. These opportunities allow you to explore more of your host country's landmarks, towns, and culture! You can also meet students from all over the world and have fun together.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education

10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Sydney

Mar 6, 2020 10:37:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Once again this year, Sydney has ranked in the top 10 cities in the world for students. It has also been ranked one of the 10 most livable cities on the planet by both Mercer and The Economist. Sydney has long been one of the most popular locations for CAPA students too, and it’s easy to see why they love it…because we do too.

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

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

A Tour of the CAPA London Center & Getting to Know Local Staff

Mar 5, 2020 9:06:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Take a virtual tour of the vibrant CAPA London center and learn about the surrounding neighborhood in Annabel's latest video! You'll also see an interview with our London Resident Director, Claire Kibblewhite, where she talks about academics, activities, and students' schedules.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

4 Ways to Network When Interning Abroad

Mar 3, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

“The mark of a good conversationalist is not that you can talk a lot. The mark is that you can get others to talk a lot. Thus, good schmoozers are good listeners, not good talkers.”

Anyone hoping to network while interning abroad should keep Guy Kawasaki’s advice in mind. Listen to what the people you want to connect with have to say and they will feel valued when they’re around you.

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Posted in: Internships Abroad

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