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10 Architectural Sites to See When You Study Abroad in Barcelona

Oct 15, 2020 9:27:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Architecture can reveal key stories about a city's past or hold a vision of its future. Some of the most architecturally interesting structures are obvious, but other times they are easy to miss. Today, we take a journey through Barcelona, one of CAPA's global cities, to check out some of the architecture you should be sure to see when you study abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

From CAPA Students to Alumni: What 7 Students Gained from Studying Abroad

Oct 13, 2020 10:02:00 AM / by Hayley Ni Bhriain

CAPA Dublin’s Senior Program Coordinator Hayley Ni Bhriain connected with Dublin and London alumni to find out more about their study abroad journey from students to alumni. Read more about their experiences and how studying abroad helped prepare them for life after graduation.

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10 Career Paths for London Study Abroad Alumni

Oct 8, 2020 9:39:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

International study, especially with an internship, is an excellent way to show future prospective employers that you are willing to push the boundaries of your comfort zone and that you are able to cooperate with people from diverse backgrounds. Does the destination you choose make a difference to the type of experience you’ll have in terms of your future career goals? It can. If you are thinking about entering one of these fields after graduation, London could be an excellent choice for you.

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Posted in: Travel, London, England, Careers

Solidarity

Oct 6, 2020 10:09:00 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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How is solidarity formed and practiced? In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf sifts through the layers within communities such as class, religion, color, and more to unpack why we must understand uncomfortable realities.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Staying Productive & Engaged While Working & Studying at Home

Oct 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Though it's been an unpredictable year with disruptions and upheavals, it's also presented an opportunity to embrace new ways of doing things. Remote studying and working from home can be a new territory for many. We've put together a list of resources from books to podcasts to videos on how to take a breather and focus through self-care and other practical tips before engaging back into work and school.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

How to Talk About Your Study Abroad Program on Your Resume

Oct 2, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Now that you've accumulated all this international experience from studying and interning abroad, what do you do next? Here are 3 useful tips from CAPA Dublin alumna Katie O'Meara on how to spruce up that resume and communicate your value to potential employers.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

5 Reasons Why I Recommend Spending a Semester Abroad in Barcelona

Sep 30, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Every day is an adventure when you study abroad. Maya Figueroa, a CAPA Barcelona Alumna, shares 5 reasons why this city was a great fit for her — and possibly for you too! If you're looking for a multilingual and nature-filled city with an impressive art and architecture imprint, then we're here to let you know that Barcelona has all that and more to offer.

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Posted in: CAPA Ambassadors, Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

Alumni Advice For Those Thinking of Studying Abroad in Dublin

Sep 28, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

CAPA Alumna Katie Berlin is back to talk about some gems from her adventurous semester abroad in Dublin. Take it from someone who's been there and done that — you'll want to know how pack adequately, engage in thought-provoking classes, make the best of your geographic location, and simply live and enjoy every second of study abroad.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Answering Your Questions: Do I Need to Speak Italian To Study in Florence?

Sep 25, 2020 9:41:00 AM / by Azalea Brown

Wondering if you need to know a country's native language before studying abroad there?  Check out this video from CAPA Florence Alum Azalea where she shares her take on what it was like to study and teach English abroad in Florence with a basic knowledge of Italian.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Language

A Spring Break-Week Trip to Bali, Indonesia

Sep 22, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Alexandra Crowe recounts an unforgettable 10 day adventure from Sydney to Bali during her Spring 2018 Semester Abroad. 

There are so many different things that I could talk about for days in relation to my time abroad in Sydney, but one of the biggest highlights of my time on the other side of the world was the spring break trip that we took to Bali, Indonesia. A group of about 15 of us headed to Bali for a full 10 days of adventures and we all had the best time!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, CAPA Ambassadors, Spring Break Abroad, Weekend Trip

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