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Meet Addison Cole: Official CAPA Sydney Remote Blogger/Vlogger Spring 2021

Jan 19, 2021 1:04:00 PM / by Addison Cole

Meet Addison Cole, an official CAPA Sydney Remote Blogger/Vlogger for Spring 2021:

University: James Madison University
Major: Media Arts and Design
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: The Story Department

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
My upcoming boss and I talked about creating a new video for his home page for viewers. I’m very excited to work on that!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Meet Savanna Nolau: Official CAPA London Remote Blogger/Vlogger Spring 2021

Jan 19, 2021 12:46:00 PM / by Savanna Nolau

Meet Savanna Nolau, an official CAPA London Remote Blogger/Vlogger for Spring 2021:

University: Suffolk University 
Major: International Relations
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
This semester I am most excited to work with new people, to learn new skills and to create  meaningful change. Although I will not be in London, I will be working for a London-based office and making new friends across the pond. This experience will test my capability to connect with others, and it is a challenge I am ready for! 

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Michaela Clarke: Official CAPA Dublin Blogger Spring 2021

Jan 19, 2021 12:35:00 PM / by Michaela Clarke

Meet Michaela Clarke, an official CAPA blogger in Dublin, Ireland for Spring 2021:

University: Florida Gulf Coast University
Major:  Forensic Studies
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to experience a different culture other than my own for who I have a lot in common with! Dublin is known as Europe’s Silicon Valley; I am interested how innovative they are and advancements they have made in Forensics.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

Meet Andrew McKenzie: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger Spring 2021

Jan 19, 2021 12:16:00 PM / by Andrew McKenzie

Meet Andrew McKenzie, an official CAPA blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Spring 2021:

University: University of Minnesota
Major:  Marketing
Study Abroad Location: Barcelona, Spain
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m very excited to immerse myself in the Spanish culture. I look forward to trying new foods, drinks, and experiences, all while making lifelong friendships along the way.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

An Inside Look at CAPA's Virtual My Global City Events

Jan 14, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

CAPA's virtual version of My Global City events is an effort to bridge the gap for remote interns and online students to take part in cultural activities and connect with locals in our Global City locations. Take a closer look at what this experience entails and what you can look forward to!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Local Culture

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 CAPA Student's Guide to Spending a Day like a Local in Florence

Dec 30, 2020 9:19:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this blog post, CAPA alum Jessica Wolff takes us on a journey to Florence and maps out her suggestions for how to spend a full day exploring this Global City like a local!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, CAPA Ambassadors, Local Culture

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

5 Picturesque Parks to Visit in Barcelona

Dec 15, 2020 9:22:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Barcelona is not exactly a city famous for its abundance of green space, but hop on the metro and you’ll find that, within a short ride, there are tons of stunning parks and gardens to explore. There are also exciting plans in the works for some major urban greening to take place in coming years.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture