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From G-A-Y to Heaven: A Beginner’s Guide to London’s Queer Underbelly

Jun 1, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by James Nightengale

London is full of welcoming spaces and events for the LGBTQ+ community. In this blog post, James shares a guide to queer life in London, focusing on the places and events he appreciated the most— from book stores to dance floors.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

CAPA Named Recipient of 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion Award

Mar 31, 2020 2:57:54 PM / by Jessie Gibson

We are pleased to announce that Diversity Abroad has named CAPA: The Global Education Network the recipient of the 2020 Excellence in Diversity & Inclusion in International Education (EDIIE) Organizational/Institutional Champion Award.

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Posted in: International Education, Diversity Abroad

One CAPA Student’s Thoughts on What We Can Learn From Current Events

Mar 27, 2020 2:06:00 PM / by Lily Tang

A few weeks ago, Lily was attending Griffith College classes in Ireland. Now, she's in self-quarantine at home in the US, and she's in good spirits. Find out more about her thoughts and feelings on the situation, and how studying abroad has helped her learn to embrace unexpected changes.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Diversity Abroad

Dilemma of the Drawer: A Study in Cultural Relativism

Mar 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM / 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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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Mental Health Abroad: What to Do When the Initial Excitement Wears Off

Feb 10, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will speaks about why mental health abroad is so important and shares things to consider and do to keep yourself healthy in a completely different country. 

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

The Old School Tie, the Silver Spoon and the Glass Ceiling

Feb 4, 2020 12:00:00 PM / 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 dives into the issues of privilege and meritocracy, and discusses how that affects life paths and social mobility. He also writes about how education abroad gives students access to culture and skills for better employment prospects.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Addressing Homelessness: a Systemic, International Issue

Jan 27, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

The one thing we all have in common is our shared identity of being human. CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Danielle Tahan writes about homelessness in London and what we can do to support the community. She also talks about how she volunteered with a local organization to provide homeless youth a safe place to sleep overnight. Find out how you can also volunteer while studying abroad with CAPA!

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Why I Love the Multicultural Side of Sydney

Jan 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Maria Do shares the reasons why she's drawn so much to Sydney and how her time there has strengthened her connection to her Vietnamese culture. She also explores Chinatown and Little Italy and gets a fine taste of the cuisine there.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

What I Learned from London's Diaspora Communities

Jan 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Uma Balaji interviews everyday people of color from the streets of London in order to better grasp the impact of British colonization. This project resulted in the Instagram account @_brownlondon_ chronicling the stories and backgrounds of various London migrants and their international cultures.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Diversity & Social Change: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of London & Copenhagen

Jan 12, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Danielle Tahan presents a discourse on diversity and progression toward an equitable and sustainable society between an ethnically diverse city and a homogeneous city. She explores how changes are built from the ground up between these two cities and shares a solution to initiate diverse perspectives.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

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