Top 10 Ways to Cope with Homesickness Abroad

Nov 6, 2017 3:30:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan


Celess is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Business Administration major at Riverside City College, she is studying abroad in Florence this semester.

In this week's post, Celess lists 10 ways to cope with that bout of homesickness that hits you when you're studying abroad.


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Celess' journey continues every Monday so stay tuned.

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Homesickness, Tips

Smile. Act. Repeat.

Oct 27, 2017 1:30:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan


Hanna is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Marketing, Finance, and International Business major at the University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, Carlson School of Management, she is studying abroad in Sydney this semester.

In this week's post, Hanna visits a historical Sydney site and tackles the issue of homesickness abroad as well as how to deal with it.


I've been slowly getting back into the routine of my program since we had a couple of events come up. Last Saturday, we went to the soccer game, which Aussies as well as Europeans call "football." This was an A-League Match; Sydney F.C. was playing against Sydney Wanderers, which was one of the highly anticipated rivalries.

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Modern soccer was introduced in Australia in the late 19th century by mostly British immigrants. The oldest club in Australia currently in existence is Balgownie Rangers. They formed in 1883 in Wollongong. Soccer is the most played outdoor team sport in Australia, and ranks in the top ten for television audience. Although the match was quite boring in terms of playing technique and it ended tied with score of 2:2, I really enjoyed it and the atmosphere was amazing.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, History Abroad, Homesickness

Dealing With Homesickness Abroad

Mar 17, 2017 5:30:00 PM / by Julie Ritz

CAPAStudyAbroad_London_Spring2017_Graysan Tompkins Profile.pngGraysan Tompkins is an official CAPA vlogger for spring 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A communication major at the University of Massachusetts Amherst, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week's vlog, Graysan talks about missing her family and friends after they visit her in London.


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Graysan's journey continues every Friday so stay tuned

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Posted in: London, England, Homesickness


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