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Reflecting on Student Life in Dublin

Apr 7, 2021 10:10:00 AM / by Emma Aulenback

Emma Aulenback studied abroad in Dublin, Ireland in the spring of 2019, and today she’s back to share a reflection on her time abroad. She discusses what it was like adjusting from having a jam-packed academic, extracurricular, and social calendar as a college student in the US to having large blocks of unstructured free time in Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

Managing My Time While Studying Abroad

Apr 1, 2021 1:45:00 PM / by Andrew McKenzie

Find out how Andy overcame his initial struggle with time management in a completely new environment. With classes, internship, and daily responsibilities on his plate, he sorted out a routine that works on all fronts. Andy also shares the work he's done at his internship and an exciting marketing project he'll be a part of in class!

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Posted in: Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Experiencing British Culture from Home

Mar 25, 2021 9:36:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

In this TikTok video, Savanna and her roommate experience British culture from home by setting up a cafe to enjoy their take on traditional afternoon tea.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture, london-vlog

Deconstructing International

Mar 23, 2021 10:33:00 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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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf wades through the ambiguity of how students attain knowledge through empathy, imagination, and education abroad, as well as the counter ideologies of internationalization. Through this discourse, he sheds light on the treatment of language that describes students from abroad and their contribution on campus.

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Posted in: International Education

Observing Tension in Barcelona

Mar 22, 2021 9:48:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

In this week's post, Andy talks about experiencing life in Barcelona and the countryside away from the city center. He also opens up about witnessing locals express their views through protests and how the situation has been reminiscent of things back home in Minneapolis, while drawing parallels between the freedom of speech in Spain and the US.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

A Day in the Life of a Remote Intern

Mar 18, 2021 9:41:00 AM / by Addison Cole

In Addison Cole's debut vlog, she introduces herself and shares what it's like to intern remotely for a company based in Sydney, Australia. Check out Addison's video to find out how her experience is going so far and learn what a typical day looks as a student and intern!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad, Online Study Abroad

5 Tips for Success as a Remote Intern and Online Student

Mar 17, 2021 9:58:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

Savanna has been studying online and interning remotely with Young Citizens, a UK-based charity, this semester. A new setup calls for some tried-and-tested ways to get your day going and get stuff done. Here are some of Savanna's recommendations on how to successfully manage and balance life as an online student and remote intern.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Where I'm Living in Barcelona

Mar 11, 2021 9:22:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

This week, our Barcelona student blogger Andy shows us where he's living this semester, introduces his roommates, and shares what he and his roommates have been cooking for each other in their apartment.

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Posted in: Accommodation Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

What It’s Like to Study Abroad in Florence this Spring

Mar 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

With the spring semester in full swing, our students in Florence are enjoying getting the hang of how life is abroad. Read their firsthand accounts from Florence including what surprised them initially about their host country and what they've liked about their experience thus far.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Why Study Abroad

Week 2: Adapting to Life in Barcelona

Mar 2, 2021 9:47:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

Our Barcelona student blogger Andy checks in with us on how his week abroad is coming along. After spending time getting used to the lay of the land in Barcelona, he tells us more about navigating the transit system and exploring cultural and tourist sites there. Andy also gives us a quick update on his internship with Barcelona Metropolitan Magazine.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

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