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From Start to Finish: a Semester Internship in Dublin with Olytico

Aug 24, 2019 10:44:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

CAPA alumnus Taylor O'Neil shares the top 5 highlights of her internship from start to finish and everything in between. She takes us through the steps she took to make this one of the best experiences during her time abroad. All the preparation beforehand was worth it! Take a look at Taylor's story and see how she benefited from interning with Olytico in Dublin.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Internships Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2019

Aug 22, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Fall 2019!

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

Introducing CAPA Direct Enroll

Aug 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Beginning in Spring 2020, we’re launching a brand new series of study abroad programs that allow you to directly enroll with five universities in countries across the globe. You’ll live and learn exactly like a local, be able to complete required courses in your major, and be deeply immersed in student and campus life.

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

From Tourist to Local: Recounting a Summer Living & Interning in Dublin

Aug 18, 2019 10:24:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

With 8 weeks in Dublin behind her, Clare takes her family around the city (and country) she called home this summer. She also looks back on her study abroad experience and internship at a water sports company and shares how it has influenced her outlook on a future career. Clare also reveals what she thinks the major advantage of studying abroad is and how she was able to learn more about the world.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Meet Ellie LaFountain: Official CAPA Dublin Blogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 11:30:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Meet Ellie LaFountain, an official CAPA blogger in Dublin for Fall 2019:

University: Ursinus College
Major: Media and Communications with a Psychology minor
Study Abroad Location: Dublin, Ireland
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC


What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
Over the years I have heard many people speak so highly of their experiences abroad, so I am so excited to finally be able to make some memories of my own. I am excited for the change in pace, scenery, and overall “college” lifestyle that studying abroad will provide to me.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland

12 Gorgeous Photos from a Trip to the Scottish Highlands

Aug 16, 2019 10:23:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

If you want to experience nature and learn more about history outside of Ireland (on a budget), you can add a weekend trip to Scotland to your plans. Clare takes a short flight from Ireland to Scotland and tours the Highlands, Glencoe, and Loch Ness. She brought her camera along to snap some breathtaking views of her time there!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

The Joys of Ignorance

Aug 13, 2019 10:33:00 AM / 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 covers the topic of STEM in education abroad. He unpacks how science helps us understand the world better and talks about the overlooked creativity found in scientific disciplines.

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

Seeing the World, One Broke College Student Budget at a Time

Aug 11, 2019 10:09:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

Are you a travel buff with a tight budget? Katie is here to convince you that you can still have rewarding encounters abroad even on a budget. She shares how to take advantage of resources to help you plan a travel itinerary. Several thousands of years of culture is awaiting you outside the US, so get ready to add to your eye-opening experience abroad!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Why Study Abroad

Analyzing & Exploring Dublin's Ranelagh Neighborhood

Aug 10, 2019 11:04:00 AM / by Clare Mullin

What makes Dublin special? All the neighborhoods and hidden gems, of course! In this week's post, Clare talks about her class assignment: exploring Ranelagh like a flaneur. She captures the spirit of the area through a photo tour just for us. Take a visual stroll with Clare and check the neighborhood of Ranelagh out.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education

How to Live Life Dublin Style

Aug 3, 2019 10:37:00 AM / by Katie Berlin

Get this on your radar: Katie makes a very compelling case as to why Dublin is the place to be. It's a city with adventures waiting just for you. From sharing local everyday spots anywhere under the sun such as parks, coffeeshops, and food joints, to suggesting events and day tours, Katie has several lists lined up for you to take your pick. A dose of spontaneity is required, so be ready to live life as a Dubliner!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Local Culture

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