5 Apps to Download Before You Study Abroad in Shanghai

Oct 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Tina Huang

In this vlog, Tina Huang provides advice on essential apps that will help you navigate Shanghai and communicate with your classmates, professors, and CAPA staff. Check out the video before you go abroad so you can be fully prepared for your time in Shanghai!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How a Day Trip to Girona Provides More Context on Catalonia's Culture

Oct 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

Student blogger Isha shares the highlights of her CAPA-led day trip from Barcelona to the city of Girona, where she explores Game of Thrones film sites, Salvador Dali's surrealist art, and historic neighborhoods rich in Catalonian history. 

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

Four Bakeries You Must Visit in London

Oct 12, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

CAPA vlogger Carly takes us on an adventure through London to taste test all kinds of baked goods, from comforting cookies to cronuts at an upscale bakery to decadent chocolate hazelnut cakes.

Follow along with Carly as she takes us to her favorite spots for sweet treats in London!


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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad

Campus Life: Living Down Unda' at UTS in Sydney

Oct 11, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is one of Australia’s largest universities, with 45,000 students, 1/3 of which are international. Diverse and inclusive, you’ll quickly find a place to fit in at “Sydney’s City University” on the edge of the bustling Central Business District. The campus has gone through a rejuvenation process in the last decade to become an interconnected urban environment with a focus on sustainability and innovation. You’ll find yourself navigating buildings with endearing nicknames like the “Crumpled Paper Bag”, “The Building with the ‘Grammable Staircase”, “The Cheese Grater”, “The Mothership”, “The Love Boat”, and “The Jenga Building”.

Read on to find out more about what it’s like to live and study at UTS, from the housing, to all of the facilities available within the campus grounds, to the student support services, to the many clubs and events that will help you make new friends, and some bonus CAPA inclusions.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Direct Enroll

Excursion - From Dublin to the Cliffs of Moher

Oct 11, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

As part of our CAPA Dublin program, our students take an Excursion to the Cliffs of Moher, filled with amazing, yet sometimes windy views. Included in this day-long excursion are additional pit stops including a few hours in Galway, Ireland. 

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

How to Use Public Transportation in Sydney

Oct 9, 2019 10:44:45 AM / by Marlea Maltz

As a CAPA Sydney student, you'll be provided with a OPAL card pre-loaded for the whole semester. Your Opal Card is your ticket to access Sydney buses, trains, and ferries to bring you anywhere you want to explore in the city - from Circular Quay to Manly and Bondi Beaches. In this episode, Marlea shows you how to use and take the most advantage of public transit during your time in Sydney.

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

6 Answers to Global Internship FAQs

Oct 8, 2019 10:15:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

Not exactly sure what is involved in getting an internship abroad? We've put together this video with the most common questions we get about our Global Internships, from what we offer and where, to how to apply and how the interview process works when the job is overseas! Watch for 6 answers to your burning questions, and considering taking the next step to intern abroad with CAPA.

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Posted in: Internships Abroad

This is My Daily Commute to My Internship in Sydney

Oct 7, 2019 10:55:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

In this vlog, Cory shares the details of his morning commute to his internship in Sydney on various methods of public transit from train, to bus, to good old feet.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, sydney-vlog

What to Expect from Your Home Away from Home in Dublin

Oct 6, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

As you prepare to go abroad, you'll likely have a lot of questions such as: "What might my housing situation look like?" In this blog, Ellie provides an inside look at her Dublin apartment, from the roommate matching process to the included furnishings and kitchen appliances.

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

How to Enjoy Your Time Studying in Sydney

Oct 5, 2019 11:08:00 AM / by Minh Ta

In this vlog, Sydney blogger Minh shares his tips for how to make the most out of your time living in a multicultural city center. From how to spend your downtime, to which unique neighborhoods you should make sure to check out, see how you can explore the world without leaving Sydney. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture


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