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The Whole Wide Globe: Shakespeare's Legacy and London

Jul 12, 2019 10:47:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

If you want to study the life and works of William Shakespeare, then London is the place to be! Hannah writes about fulfilling her literature elective with a Shakespeare class and the chance to see his plays brought to life at the Globe and Bridge Theatre. She also explains the significance of learning about his life—from his artistry to his universality—in this very city where he lived.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Here's What CAPA Classes in Buenos Aires Are Like

Jul 2, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Sarah Williamson

Know what to expect from your classes in Buenos Aires! In this week's post, Sarah gives us an overview of the courses she's taking this semester and how it ties in to Buenos Aires and the overall world. She also shows us sights around Buenos Aires from a class called "Exploring and Analyzing Buenos Aires", where you, yes, actually get to step out of the classroom and explore the city!

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Posted in: International Education, Buenos Aires, Argentina

7+ National Days of CAPA's 7 Global Cities

Jul 1, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We have a roundup of some of the important and celebrated days in our global cities! Find out the history behind each National Day and how the locals recognize them. Some are steeped in tradition, while others are commemorated differently. Be sure to take note of the dates as well, you might just get to experience it while studying abroad!

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

3 Tips to Help You Develop Cultural Competence and Adaptability in Shanghai

Jun 29, 2019 10:34:00 AM / by Absa Samba

It's the summer for learning and improving yourself! Absa has moved and lived in several countries over the course of her life, and she is approaching her time in Shanghai with curiosity, openness, and intentionality. Take a quick dive into how you can be culturally competent by being proactive in a new environment (with a completely different language) like China.

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Posted in: International Education, Shanghai, China

CAPA Excursions and My Global City Events, Explained

Jun 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Camille Campbell

In this vlog Camille discusses two of CAPA's program inclusions - My Global City Events and Excursions. She shares what you can expect from each and goes over some of the events she's attended, sharing how they add to your study abroad experience!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

On Either Side of the World: Greenwich and CAPA’s My Global City Boat Tour

Jun 21, 2019 11:18:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

If you're ever looking for a global experience in London, this Greenwich Boat Tour—highly recommended by Hannah—is it! This tour takes you out on the waters and through London, covering the recognizable and awe-inspiring sights of the city. You'll leave this experience with a new perspective of the city and a zest for your life abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

What Studying Art in Florence Taught Me About Body Positivity

Jun 17, 2019 11:58:00 AM / by Brielle Saggese

In this week's post, Brielle explores the relationship between art, body positivity, and studying abroad. She recalls the moment she had to adjust her wellness habits by tracking her stats less and change her mindset. After all in the big picture, seeing the beauty of art for what it is makes it special—just like the human body.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

How Australia’s Wilderness Makes One Reflect on Humans’ Role in Nature

Jun 15, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

After a visit to Blue Mountains as part of a CAPA excursion, Anderson reflects on the lessons drawn from the beauty of nature and ecological concerns that we face today. He also shares some Aboriginal mythologies and the connection of each story to the mesmerizing formations found on the hike.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

Embracing Common Humanity In One of Dublin's Local Cafes

May 16, 2019 11:29:00 AM / by Emma Aulenback

In this week's post, Emma chats with the co-owner of Bibi's, a beloved cafe in Dublin, and finds out the story behind this family business and what drives their craft. She also describes the sights, sounds, and atmosphere of this local spot and tells us why this is her favorite spot (and why it feels like "home").

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education

Reimagining Priorities in Education Abroad

May 14, 2019 10:35:00 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 identifies the priorities set forth by study abroad providers and addresses the significance of academic objectives and outcomes of each student experience. He also looks at the relevance of studying abroad from a cultural perspective and discusses the impact and consequences of globalization.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

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