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Helpful Apps to Download While Studying Abroad in Dublin

Feb 27, 2020 9:08:00 AM / by Jamie Taylor

Heading to Dublin to study abroad with CAPA? Make sure to check out Jamie's latest vlog to find out which apps will be helpful for everything from navigation, to health and safety, to finding discounts in Dublin!

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

Shanghai Study Abroad Programs Were Cancelled Due to the Coronavirus...Now I'm in Dublin

Feb 21, 2020 10:02:13 AM / by Lily Tang

CAPA's (almost) Shanghai blogger/vlogger is now in Dublin. Lily Tang discusses the unique turn of events that led her studying abroad in Dublin this Spring, reminding us that a huge part of studying abroad is learning how to be adaptable and how to adjust to change. Thank you Lily for your positivity, flexibility, and for sharing! 

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education

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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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

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 John Valvo: Official CAPA Dublin Vlogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 1:45:00 PM / by John Valvo

Meet John Valvo, an official CAPA vlogger in Dublin, Ireland* for Spring 2020:

University: Providence College
Major:  Finance
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland (formerly Shanghai)
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
For my semester abroad in Shanghai I am most excited about traveling around the city. I think it will be super fascinating finding fun things to do around the city and making new friends. Being able to travel deeper into the city for my internship will allow me to experience what it is like to live and work in a large city.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

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

Meet Lily Tang: Official CAPA Dublin Blogger/ Vlogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Lily Tang

Meet Lily Tang (she/her/hers), an official CAPA hybrid blogger/vlogger in Dublin, Ireland* for Spring 2020:

University: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Major: Political Science and Asian/Asian American Studies
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland (formerly Shanghai).
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited about the opportunity to take courses that allow me to learn more about China’s position in global governance and dive deeper in exploring the relationship between US and China. As a political science major, I am really interested in seeing how China’s domestic policies impact its citizens’ day-to-day life.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland