10 Reasons to Study Abroad in Dublin

Feb 16, 2020 1:15:00 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

Ranked as one of the top 10 Best Cities to Study Abroad in Europe 2020 by GoOverseas, Dublin is praised for the warmth of its residents, stunning architecture, fascinating history, endless entertainment, ease of navigation, and cozy places to tuck away for an afternoon with delicious food and hot drinks. The city is a favorite of CAPA students too, who study abroad with the diverse student body at Griffith College.

So, why study abroad in Dublin? Let’s dive in.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

What to Expect from Your First Week in Dublin

Feb 11, 2020 9:22:00 AM / by Jamie Taylor

In Jamie Taylor's debut vlog from Dublin, she takes us along with her as she acclimates to life in Ireland and attends orientation activities with CAPA and Griffith College. Check it out!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, dublin-vlog

How a Semester Abroad Taught Me to Embrace Change

Jan 9, 2020 9:12:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

In Dublin blogger Ellie’s final CAPA World blog, she reflects on her time abroad, the personal growth she experienced while in Ireland, and the transition back to the US.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2020

Jan 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Spring 2020!

Each of them 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 to The States, 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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What I Learned from the Not-So-Glamorous Side of Study Abroad

Dec 15, 2019 9:24:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

In this week's blog from Dublin blogger Ellie, she discusses some of the topics that do not come up as much in conversations about studying abroad, including culture shock and other frustrations. These experiences can be great opportunities for learning and growth, even if they do not always seem that way in the moment.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Meet Jamie Taylor: Official CAPA Dublin Vlogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 12:15:00 PM / by Jamie Taylor

Meet Jamie Taylor (she/her), an official CAPA vlogger in Dublin, Ireland for Spring 2020:

University: The New School
Major:  Photography
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: N/A

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m excited about being immersed in a whole new culture and place to experience! I can’t wait to experience a different school and learning environment compared to what my college teaching style is. I also want to try as much food as I can while I’m in Ireland.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

CAPA Launches the CAPA Pals Program For a Second Semester

Dec 10, 2019 9:22:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We are excited to announce that the Spring 2020 CAPA Pals program has launched! Find out more about how students who sign up integrate into the CAPA community and develop a support network before they arrive in country. 

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

When Family Comes to Visit During a Semester In Dublin

Nov 28, 2019 9:14:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Planning to have your family and friends visit while you're abroad? Dublin blogger Ellie shares some insight into how to balance classes, an internship, and spending time with your visitors. Check out her blog post to find out more about the sights she explored around Ireland during her visit with her family!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How to Keep a Balanced and Cost-Effective Diet While Abroad

Nov 18, 2019 9:37:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Studying abroad in a different country means you will have to form new routines, including finding new grocery stores, but don't panic! Check out the blog post below where Ellie shares helpful insight into how she stays healthy and in control of her food budget while keeping up with her vegetarian diet in Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Food Abroad

Why You Will Not Regret Interning Abroad in Dublin

Nov 12, 2019 9:22:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Considering doing an internship abroad? Find out what Ellie is learning while interning at the Screen Directors Guild of Ireland and the benefits of participating in an international internship in Dublin!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad


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