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Nov 11, 2019 11:11:00 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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Dr. Mike Woolf compares how loyalty, customs, and group identities are expressed in the US and Europe. In today's globalized world, how do these communities foster and maintain belongingness? Find out more in this month's column.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

5 Tips for Graduating Seniors Applying For Jobs While Studying Abroad

Nov 8, 2019 9:07:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Applying to post-grad jobs can be quite stressful, especially if you're overseas. Check out Makenna's helpful advice for job hunting while studying abroad as a second semester senior.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

4 Great Study Spots to Get You Through Exam Season in Barcelona

Nov 5, 2019 9:08:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

If you want to explore the city you're studying abroad in while getting work done, student blogger Isha recommends studying in local bookstores, coffee shops, and coworking spaces. Read more to find out her favorite spots to get work done in Barcelona!

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

What My Schedule Looks Like While Studying in Shanghai

Nov 4, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Tina Huang

Follow along with Tina as she takes us along to her Monday classes in Shanghai, starting with intensive Chinese. You can customize your schedule to include language classes, an internship, or both. It's up to you!

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Posted in: International Education, Shanghai, China

The 'Study" Abroad Experience: CAPA Dublin Classes

Oct 24, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Curious about what your classes might be like abroad? Ursinus college student Ellie shares her favorite classes at Griffith College in Dublin and the differences she has noticed between classes in the US and abroad.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, International Education

The Soul of Civilization

Oct 22, 2019 10:15:00 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 talks about the educational aspiration of engaging with unfamiliar ideas in unfamiliar environments. He also encourages students to explore beyond what they know and reckon with their beliefs.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

9 Study Spots in Florence for Every Occasion

Oct 20, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Sarah Graham

In this blog, Sarah shares her favorite places to study in Florence, from cafes to libraries. Whether you're looking for great coffee, a quiet spot, or a place close to the CAPA center, Sarah has a place that fits the bill.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

How a Day Trip to Girona Provides More Context on Catalonia's Culture

Oct 14, 2019 9:15:00 AM / by Isha Mahajan

Student blogger Isha shares the highlights of her CAPA-led day trip from Barcelona to the city of Girona, where she explores Game of Thrones film sites, Salvador Dali's surrealist art, and historic neighborhoods rich in Catalonian history. 

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Posted in: International Education, Barcelona, Spain

CAPA's 'Art Teach' Takes You through an Oil Painting Class

Oct 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

A few doors down from our CAPA Florence center you'll find an art studio and Professor Jamie Miller-Morris. Originally from the U.S., Professor Miller-Morris has been enlightening the minds of our Florence students for over 12 years!  So, without further ado, here's an inside look into one of her classes inspired by Renaissance art and the unique urbanscape of Florence.

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Posted in: International Education, Florence, Italy

Experiencing Two Sides of History at Stonehenge & Bath, UK

Oct 1, 2019 9:52:15 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Makenna takes advantage of the CAPA excursion to Stonehenge and Bath that's included in our London Program and shares with you how the experience gave her the opportunity to compare two very different types of historic landmarks!

There’s something new to do in London every weekend, but studying abroad means there are chances to see places outside of the city too. CAPA offers a range of excursions and My Global City events that take place inside and out of London. I’ve found that taking advantage of these are a great way to explore and stay within the constraints of a budget. 

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Posted in: London, England, International Education