Jessie Gibson

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7 Ways CAPA Students Can Experience Cultural Immersion

Nov 5, 2018 11:13:48 AM / by Jessie Gibson

When you are thousands of miles from home in a new country, how do you break out of the “American bubble” and actively integrate in the host culture? In this post, we’re checking in with our students to see how they have explored different avenues for cultural immersion in their Global City.

Here are just a few examples of how you can learn about cultural traditions, meet locals, and go beyond while abroad!

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Posted in: Cultural Insights, Local Culture, Why Study Abroad, Cultural Immersion

9 Reasons to Blog or Vlog for CAPA Next Semester: Call for Spring 2019 Applicants (Up to $650 Grant!)

Oct 31, 2018 1:26:59 PM / by Jessie Gibson

Will you represent your study abroad city as one of our official CAPA bloggers or vloggers for Spring semester 2019?

Each term, we select a team of student bloggers and vloggers to share their study abroad experiences on the CAPA World blog. Depending on your program length, each student on our team of storytellers will receive a grant of up to $500 along with up to $150 as an explorer fund to help you create awesome bi-weekly content for the CAPA World blog.  You can choose to blog or vlog, and this year, we're also opening two positions for Instagram TV vloggers in London and Florence.

Besides helping finance their adventures, previous CAPA bloggers and vloggers have loved the experience for a bunch of different reasons. Without further ado, here are 9 reasons to become a CAPA blogger or vlogger:

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Posted in: Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Scholarships & Financing, London, England, Barcelona, Spain, Florence, Italy, Shanghai, China, Dublin, Ireland, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Sydney, Australia

Meet the Institutional Relations Team

Oct 8, 2018 12:27:12 PM / by Jessie Gibson

We are excited to introduce you to our Institutional Relations Team, who work closely with colleges and universities across the country to develop outcome-driven and impactful study abroad programming. These are some of the CAPA staff you will see on your campuses, or at upcoming conferences this fall. 

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Posted in: CAPA Staff

Diversity Advocates Fall 2018 Scholars and Call for Spring 2019 Applicants

Oct 3, 2018 12:00:00 PM / by Jessie Gibson

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. Launched in Spring 2017, The Diversity Advocates Program (DAP) is an extension of this philosophy and provides resources for advocates to pursue diversity initiatives of their own within their global cities.

Now, it’s time to announce our Fall 2018 Scholars!

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Posted in: Study Abroad, Diversity Abroad, Scholarships & Financing, Money


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