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How to Navigate Life in Spain with a Language Barrier

Sep 21, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Are you ready to take a leap with a new skill and a wonderful experience in Barcelona? Today we're sharing with you some secrets to study and live abroad successfully in Spain.

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Posted in: Language, Barcelona, Spain

Opportunities CAPA Provides for Cultural Immersion on Their Florence Program

Sep 17, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

Sara, a CAPA Florence alumna, shares some of the best ways you can make the most of your experience abroad in Italy. There are several options for you to meet and mix with locals, practice speaking Italian, and get well-versed with a new culture, so come check these opportunities out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

An Ideology of Ignorance: How Injustice Prevails

Sep 14, 2020 10:15:00 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 offers a perspective on how education abroad benefits students as they explore the nuances and critical differences in culture and society as it pertains to conversations surrounding universal issues such as injustice and inequality outside of their home environments.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

On Skills and Relationships Gained Through My Remote CAPA Program

Sep 10, 2020 9:51:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

Sarah completed her internship and classes (based in Florence and London) remotely this past semester. She notes what she achieved as an intern at a new Italian handcrafted luxury brand, including a meaningful partnership with NAACP for a Black Lives Matter campaign. Sarah also talks about how this experience challenged her to translate her global marketing coursework into tangible actions cross-culturally, as well as her deepened interest in her minor in Italian. Want to know what particularly shocked her about this first-time experience? Read on!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Internships Abroad, Online Study Abroad

A Virtual Tour Of The CAPA Sydney Center

Sep 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

Welcome to the CAPA Sydney center! On today's virtual tour, Nicolas shows you a glimpse of study abroad life in Australia. From the gorgeous courtyard outside to roomy classrooms indoors, take a look at where you could spend one of your future semesters. The center is located in a heritage building close to Sydney's central business district - where it's frequently bustling and positively buzzing with creative energy!

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

10 Reasons Why You Should Study Abroad in Florence

Sep 5, 2020 10:09:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Italy’s food, culture, history, art, and beautiful landscapes have long drawn students from across the globe to study abroad, and it comes as no surprise that GoOverseas has named the country one of the most popular study abroad destinations for Americans again in 2020. We have no doubt that CAPA Florence alumni would likely agree.

So, why study abroad in Florence? Let’s dive in…

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Two Important Professional Lessons From My Remote Global Internship

Sep 2, 2020 10:36:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

In her final blog of the summer, CAPA blogger Antonia reflects on her internship experience and shares two helpful professional lessons she learned through the experience that can be applied to many situations she'll encounter in her future career.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Remote Internships

My Experience With the CAPA Sydney Sports Management Program

Aug 31, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

With Australia being a sports hub and a two-time Olympics host country, studying sports management in Sydney was too good for Nicolas to pass up. During his semester abroad, he interned at a tennis club and got to know the sports culture of the country better. Want to know how else this program expands your knowledge in the field? Nicolas shares a quick overview on what to expect.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia, sydney-vlog

What I Learned About Globalization Through My CAPA Courses

Aug 28, 2020 10:35:00 AM / by Sarah Harmon

In her final vlog, Sarah Harmon discusses her CAPA courses: Cross Cultural Psychology and Analyzing and Exploring the Global City: London. Watch to hear more details of these courses and what Sarah learned!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy, Online Study Abroad

Here Are The Benefits of Taking CAPA's Comparative Healthcare Systems Course

Aug 24, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Have you ever wondered how healthcare works in different countries? Antonia signed up for this course with hopes to work in this field someday and was able to learn the building blocks of a healthcare system and how to analyze systems across the globe critically. In this post, she gives us an overview of what you can expect in this course from lectures to guest speakers who share valuable insights from cultural perspectives and more.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Online Study Abroad

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