Jessie Gibson

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How to Be Anti-Racist and an Ally In 2020 – A Beginner’s Guide

Jun 3, 2020 9:45:20 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We believe Black Lives Matter and we will not be silent while structures that perpetuate systemic racism and inequality remain in place. We all have a lot of work to do, but as a start, as international educators we want to provide our community with resources on how to be anti-racist and allies to the black community.

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad

CAPA Named Recipient of 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

Mar 31, 2020 2:57:54 PM / by Jessie Gibson

We are pleased to announce that Diversity Abroad has named CAPA: The Global Education Network the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Organizational/Institutional Champion Award.

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Posted in: International Education, Diversity Abroad

CAPA's 10 Tips for Working & Learning Remotely

Mar 23, 2020 2:28:01 PM / by Jessie Gibson

As countries, organizations, small & large businesses, schools, and universities around the globe have begun implementing social distancing policies to combat the spread of COVID-19, many of us are experiencing working from home for the first time, often in close quarters. As CAPA instituted a work-from-home policy starting on Monday, March 19, and as our students make the transition to completing their academic programs remotely, our US team rounded up these 10 helpful tips for working or learning from home.  

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Our Spring 2020 Diversity Advocates Scholars

Jan 10, 2020 11:50:51 AM / 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.

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad, Scholarships & Financing

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2020

Jan 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Spring 2020!

Each of them will receive a grant accompanied by an explorer fund while they are abroad to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon their return to The States, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics and complete internships.

So who are they and where are they going?

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

The Old Operating Theater of London

Oct 29, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

One of the eeriest places you'll find in London is the Old Operating Theatre, so in the spirit of the season, we're sharing this video of our students' experience learning what gory things went down in this theater built for the demonstration of surgical skills!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

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

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

CAPA's 'Art Teach' Takes You through an Oil Painting Class

Oct 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

A few doors down from our CAPA Florence center you'll find an art studio and Professor Jamie Miller-Morris. Originally from the U.S., Professor Miller-Morris has been enlightening the minds of our Florence students for over 12 years!  So, without further ado, here's an inside look into one of her classes inspired by Renaissance art and the unique urbanscape of Florence.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

My Global City - A Tour of London's Southbank Area

Sep 24, 2019 10:16:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

To give you a better idea of what to expect from CAPA My Global City events like walking tours, our videographer tagged along to film CAPA London's Katie Lander giving a tour of London's Southbank - the London Eye, the Tate Modern, and Shakespeare's Globe are among the many sites to see in this area of London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture


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