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Helsinki: An Objective Review

Jan 7, 2020 10:30:00 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  recaps his experience at the 2019 European Association for International Education (EAIE) Conference and shares his observations of Helsinki and the Finnish way of life.

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Posted in: International Education

What to Expect at the CAPA Center of Universidad Austral

Jan 2, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Ben Gunduz

Once you get to Buenos Aires, the CAPA Center at Universidad Austral will become your home away from home. Let CAPA alum Ben Gunduz pass on some knowledge on how you can plan your time for classes, internship, breaks, and commutes each day! 

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

A Field Trip With My Gender, Culture, & Society Class in Sydney

Dec 11, 2019 11:54:44 AM / by Marlea Maltz

Who else is a fan of having class outside the classroom? IG TV Vlogger Marlea Maltz takes us along on a field trip with her Gender, Culture, and Society class to Sky Sirens in Sydney as part of the experiential learning aspect of CAPA's curriculum. Hear from Marlea about what she's has done during her classes to experience Sydney's unique culture and how they applied it to their classwork!

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

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

4 Must-See Museums to Visit When Studying in Barcelona

Dec 5, 2019 9:23:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

Barcelona attracts tourists from around the world for a variety of reasons: the food, history, art, architecture, and more. In this blog post, Isha gives us a peek into Barcelona's incredible cultural scene and shares some of her favorite museums in the city for history and art.

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

The Hillbilly and the Cowboy: How Identities are Made

Dec 3, 2019 8:45:00 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 explains the construct of identities and how communities unite individuals who share their values. He also shares insights on how students will encounter and can react to identity challenges abroad.

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Posted in: International Education

How The 'Field Study' Aspect of CAPA Academics Enrich My Study Abroad Experience

Dec 2, 2019 9:08:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Curious about what CAPA London courses are like? In this blog, Makenna shares a few ways her courses have brought her out of the classroom and into the global city of London-- from the Tate Modern to Brick Lane in East London.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Roar & Snore - The Ultimate Sydney Sleepover

Nov 30, 2019 9:26:00 AM / by Minh Ta

Imagine going on a nighttime tour of Sydney's Taronga Zoo and spending the night there, then waking up and feeding giraffes their breakfast. On CAPA Sydney programs, a sleepover at the zoo is one of the included program activities! Check out what Minh has to say about his Roar & Snore experience:

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

How CAPA Makes the Entire City of Florence a Classroom

Nov 26, 2019 9:00:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

During CAPA classes, the city becomes your classroom. Check out Sarah's blog to find out about some of the incredible museums, churches, and exhibits she visited while in class in Florence!

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

How to Take Advantage of Free Museum Days in Florence

Nov 17, 2019 9:24:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

Florence is home to dozens of art museums-- some of which are among the most visited museums in the world. Check out Sarah's tips on how to make the most of free admission days!

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Posted in: International Education, Local Culture

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