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Meet Harrison Nagel: Official CAPA Barcelona TikToker for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 10:30:00 AM / by Harrison Nagel

Meet Harrison Nagel, an official CAPA vlogger in Barcelona, Spain for Spring 2022:

University: University of Minnesota
Major: Accounting & Finance
Study Abroad Location: Barcelona, Spain

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
It looks like COVID restrictions are (hopefully) starting to loosen up a bit. We’ve all been living with restrictions for the last 1-2 years so what I’m looking forward to most is being able to get out and enjoy the world.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

Meet Stephen Dwyer: Official CAPA Barcelona Blogger for Spring 2022

Dec 15, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Stephen Dwyer

Meet Stephen Dwyer (he/him), an official CAPA blogger in Barcelona, Spain for Spring 2022:

University: University of Massachusetts-Amherst
Major: Operations & Information Management and Sport Management (double major)
Study Abroad Location: Barcelona, Spain
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
Having never been to Europe, I’m most excited to go to a brand new place and explore and immerse myself in the culture. Barcelona has so much to offer, from the beaches to the history to, of course, the food.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain

Increasing Access to Study Abroad Through the ASU-CAPA Scholarship

Nov 15, 2021 10:08:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

CAPA has partnered with the Arizona State University Student Success Center to provide study abroad scholarships since 2019. Learn more about the initiative and this semester's ASU scholarship recipients.

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Posted in: London, England, Barcelona, Spain, Scholarships & Financing

CAPA Barcelona Global Cities Curriculum

Oct 15, 2021 9:22:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Barcelona is a global city full of rich history and culture, fascinating architecture, flavorful food, a thriving art scene, and much more. CAPA Barcelona students make the city their classroom through courses that allow them to engage with and learn from the city. Continue reading to learn more about the CAPA Barcelona Global Cities curriculum.

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Posted in: International Education, Internships Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2021

Sep 14, 2021 9:25:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for fall 2021!

Each student 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 home, 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, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

10 Walks to Take When you Study Abroad in Barcelona

Aug 26, 2021 1:47:19 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

One of the best ways to explore a new city is on foot. Today, we take a journey through Barcelona, one of CAPA's Global Cities, to check out some of the routes to take when you study abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Summer 2021

Jun 23, 2021 8:45:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for summer 2021!

This summer, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experiences from their host countries and from home. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflections upon the end of the summer term, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host countries, explore and discover their real global city locations 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

Reflecting on a Unique Semester in Barcelona

Jun 22, 2021 10:02:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

In his last post as a CAPA blogger, Andy wraps up his time in Barcelona with some reflection about this once-in-a-lifetime experience. He talks about fully appreciating his host city, learning something new every day, balancing academics, and building lifelong friendships. He also shares what he's most appreciative and proud of after studying and interning abroad.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

History, Culture, and Outdoor Adventures: A Weekend in Catalonia

May 19, 2021 9:30:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

From visiting the Penedes Region to trekking around Montserrat, Andy tells us about his adventures and how that bonded him and his study abroad friends for life. As his semester winds down, Andy is taking in more of the culture and country at a different pace while reflecting on time with his roommates and coworkers.

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

My Top 10 Foods in Barcelona

Apr 19, 2021 10:10:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

In today's post, Andy lists some of the tantalizing dishes from Barcelona, Spain! From freshly-squeezed orange juice to baby octopus and empanadas, you'll see how these foods represent Barcelona's unique geographical touchpoint. Feel free to savor this list with every scroll!

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Posted in: Barcelona, Spain, Local Culture

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