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Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community Throughout the Year

Jun 23, 2022 12:15:00 PM / by Maria Castello

Throughout June, we continue to celebrate Pride month and the LGBTQ+ community, and share resources on how we can help the community as allies throughout the rest of the year. We also provide some history on LGBTQ+ rights around the world and offer resources to support LGBTQ+ students looking to study abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

Celebrating Juneteenth 2022

Jun 19, 2022 12:10:00 AM / by Maria Castello

Today we celebrate Juneteenth and look back at its history, along with sharing some resources to help you learn more about how it came to be designated as a federal holiday. In addition, as we work to amplify Black and African American voices and experiences in recognition of the significance of Juneteenth, we share stories from Black and African American students and students pursuing diversity initiatives while abroad.

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad

Studying Abroad as an LGBTQ+ Student – Resources and Alumni Experiences

Jun 1, 2022 2:21:00 PM / by Maria Castello

We're celebrating Pride Month by highlighting a list of helpful guides for LGBTQ+ students heading abroad and sharing experiences from CAPA students who have explored their identities while studying abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

A Taste of the Philippines in London

May 5, 2022 3:01:00 PM / by Guest Posts

CAPA student and Diversity Advocates Scholar Isabel Jardiniano is studying abroad in London this semester and talks about feeling right at home in the Filipino community in Kensington. This Asian/Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM), she shows us 3 Filipino stores and markets to visit in the city and some staple snacks you should try. Check out her recommendations and learn more about Filipino flavors from her!

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad, Diversity Abroad

Celebrating Women at a Multicultural Event in London

Mar 15, 2022 10:00:00 AM / by Van Le

Van Le attended an International Women's Day event in Whitechapel, a district in the East End of London, to celebrate with the local community. It was a day filled with camaraderie, poetry, henna, zumba, paintings, local business showcases, and more.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Diversity Advocates Scholars for Spring 2022

Jan 26, 2022 9:36:00 AM / by Guest Posts

At CAPA, we seek to foster increased student diversity and to provide all participants with the opportunity to explore, challenge, and redefine their identities in distinct ways. The Diversity Advocates Scholars Program is an extension of this philosophy and provides resources for advocates to pursue diversity initiatives of their own within their global cities during their semester abroad.

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Posted in: Diversity Abroad, Scholarships & Financing

My 3 Favorite Museums and Galleries in London

Jan 6, 2022 10:29:00 AM / by Chi Vu

London is home to magnificent works of art and history from around the world. Chi Vu gives you her top 3 museums and galleries in the global city and shares her perspective on the cultural heritage of the curations and exhibitions.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Why Study Abroad in London as an International Student

Dec 2, 2021 9:55:00 AM / by Chi Vu

Chi Vu is a scholar of our Diversity Advocates Program, a CAPA blogger, and an international student from Vietnam. In this piece, she makes the case for London as the ideal academic and cultural hub for study abroad with a diverse landscape for post-graduate opportunities. Read through her research and see why London attracts international students year after year.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad, Why Study Abroad

10 Places in Ireland I’d Love To Return To

Nov 18, 2021 10:34:00 AM / by Jessica Kisluk

CAPA alumna Jessica Kisluk studied abroad in Dublin in fall 2018 and left with the best impressions of the country. She lists her top 10 favorite places she found rewarding to visit and takes us down memory lane.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Finding Community During Black History Month in London

Nov 4, 2021 10:52:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA student and Diversity Advocates Scholar Cara Wilson shares her experience on studying abroad twice in London, connecting with the black community and culture in this global city, and finding friendships with those who share her experiences as a person of color abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

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