Lorenzo Corazzin is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2018, sharing his story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Global Studies major at the Arizona State University, he is studying abroad in Sydney this semester.
In this week's post, Lorenzo talks about his study abroad accommodation in Sydney and the advantage he has of being located centrally in the city.
I want to take the time to talk about the CAPA accommodation in Sydney. I feel like that is a very important topic and a concern for anybody who is considering a study abroad experience. You might be doing amazing activities and trying new things but you will still need to have the necessities for your everyday life.
Housing is included with the program costs and students have the option to choose between a homestay with an Australian family and the dorm with other American students. People may pick the second option if they want the college life vibe. The location is in Ultimo, a very central neighborhood in Sydney, where it’s easy to reach most corners of the city. It takes 5-10 minutes to walk to Central station from the apartment, and you can even walk to the Central Business District, which is about 20 minutes away, or decide to take one of the many options available between trains and buses to get there. To get to a beach in the Eastern Suburbs (Bondi or Coogee usually), you can take a bus at Central and be there in 25 minutes.Continue Reading