Rachel Shaw

Rachel Shaw (she/her) is a Communication Arts major from Hood College in Frederick, MD, and will be studying abroad on the CAPA Sydney program this semester. She is beyond enthusiastic to be in Sydney this fall 2022 and to experience life like she never has before. Through food, music, and culture, Rachel can’t wait to blog all that she learns about the world with you!

Recent Posts

The Convenience of My Student Apartment in Sydney

Dec 1, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by Rachel Shaw

When you're waiting to know where you'll be living abroad...and it turns out great! Rachel Shaw gives us a quick tour of her student apartment and tells us more about its convenient location and what her favorite things have been so far living in Sydney.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Things I'm Glad I Packed to Study Abroad

Oct 21, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Rachel Shaw

With a few weeks under her belt in Sydney, Rachel Shaw is in the best position to share how the things she packed have come in handy. She also lists the things she wish she brought with her abroad from the US. Get into this and check out her tips!

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

Meet Rachel Shaw: Official CAPA Sydney Blogger for Fall 2022

Sep 25, 2022 11:00:00 AM / by Rachel Shaw

Meet Rachel Shaw (she/her), an official CAPA Blogger in Sydney, Australia for Fall 2022.

University: Hood College
Major: Communication Arts
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to see a part of the world that many never get to. I’ve never lived in another country for a considerable amount of time so I’m looking forward to experiencing something completely out of my comfort zone. I’m excited to put myself in unfamiliar places and learn more about the world, and in turn, more about myself.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia


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