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A Taste of the Philippines in London

May 5, 2022 3:01:00 PM / by Guest Posts

CAPA student and Diversity Advocates Scholar Isabel Jardiniano is studying abroad in London this semester and talks about feeling right at home in the Filipino community in Kensington. This Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), she shows us 3 Filipino stores and markets to visit in the city and some staple snacks you should try. Check out her recommendations and learn more about Filipino flavors from her!

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad, Diversity Abroad

Celebrating #StudyAbroadDay: CAPA Alum On Transformative London Semester

Feb 28, 2022 3:03:00 PM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Alum Tim Pratt studied in London during the summer of 1998. He shares his experiences, his internship, and how studying abroad impacted his life.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Diversity Advocates Scholars for Spring 2022

Jan 26, 2022 9:36:00 AM / by Guest Posts

At CAPA, we seek to foster increased student diversity and to provide all participants with the opportunity to explore, challenge, and redefine their identities in distinct ways. The Diversity Advocates Scholars Program is an extension of this philosophy and provides resources for advocates to pursue diversity initiatives of their own within their global cities during their semester abroad.

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad, Scholarships & Financing

Finding Community During Black History Month in London

Nov 4, 2021 10:52:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA student and Diversity Advocates Scholar Cara Wilson shares her experience on studying abroad twice in London, connecting with the black community and culture in this global city, and finding friendships with those who share her experiences as a person of color abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

How Studying Abroad in Dublin Opened Doors for Me

Oct 19, 2021 10:03:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA alum (and CAPA student ambassador) Brandon Mooney studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland in spring 2018. Today, he reflects on how his time in Dublin shaped him and opened doors he didn’t know existed.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad, Why Study Abroad

5 Reasons to Study Abroad in the Spring

Sep 16, 2021 9:17:00 AM / by Guest Posts

In this guest blog post, CAPA Ambassador Julia Marcoullier shares five reasons why the spring semester is a great time to study abroad. Plus, she shares some tips to help you as you prepare to go abroad. Check it out!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

The Power of Environmental Activism to Restore our Earth

Apr 22, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Guest Posts

As we mark this year's Earth Day, we welcome Dr. Julia Miller, environmental historian and Academic Director of CAPA Sydney, to pen her thoughts on the impacts of bushfires in Australia and how collective environmental activism is the answer. She provides various steps we can take to sustain our environment and climate.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Gaining a Global Perspective While Interning from Home

Jan 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Interning remotely from Michigan, CAPA London student Abigale Mumby writes about her experience promoting history education in the UK. She expands on how she used her history background and European studies knowledge in her projects to create study guides for A-Level students. Find out more about her journey and how this led to her latest position at a museum in Michigan.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

CAPA Community Walkthrough

Jan 5, 2021 9:27:00 AM / by Guest Posts

The CAPA Community is a helpful resource for CAPA students from pre-departure to the end of their program. In this walkthrough video, you'll learn more about the resources available in the Community.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

A Visit to a Christmas Market in Florence

Dec 21, 2020 9:17:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Feeling festive? Let's take a virtual tour of a Christmas market in Florence, courtesy of CAPA alum Kristopher (Kip) Boryla, who studied abroad in fall 2017.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Holidays Abroad


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