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Supporting the LGBTQ+ Community Throughout the Year

Jun 23, 2022 12:15:00 PM / by Maria Castello

Throughout June, we continue to celebrate Pride month and the LGBTQ+ community, and share resources on how we can help the community as allies throughout the rest of the year. We also provide some history on LGBTQ+ rights around the world and offer resources to support LGBTQ+ students looking to study abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad, Barcelona, Spain

A Weekend Travel Adventure in Wales

Jun 14, 2022 4:30:00 PM / by Jazz Ward

A weekend in Wales with surfing, coasteering, and a hike? Jazz shows us the fun times she and her friends had on this adventure.

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Posted in: London, England

Shopping at London's Oldest Department Store

Jun 6, 2022 3:45:00 PM / by Jazz Ward

Jazz and her roommates make their way to one of London's historic shopping institutions, Fortnum & Mason, for a fun experience. The department store, also one of Europe's oldest department stores, was founded in 1707 and has been around ever since!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Studying Abroad as an LGBTQ+ Student – Resources and Alumni Experiences

Jun 1, 2022 2:21:00 PM / by Maria Castello

We're celebrating Pride Month by highlighting a list of helpful guides for LGBTQ+ students heading abroad and sharing experiences from CAPA students who have explored their identities while studying abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

The Old Days, My Fountain Pens, and What Students Might Learn

May 31, 2022 5:15:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President for Strategic Engagement Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf contemplates communication prior to digital tools and how some distance from technology can allow students to be present, enriched, and involved in taking in the physical and intellectual realities abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

From a Londoner: What It's Like Working in the City

May 27, 2022 9:45:00 AM / by Van Le

In this latest post from CAPA student Van Le, she interviews a colleague who works as an analyst from E2E and shares his career experience from studying to working in London over the past 5 years. He also provides helpful advice on what to do before you intern in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Introduction to Custom Programs at CAPA: The Global Education Network

May 26, 2022 4:00:00 PM / by CAPA Custom Programs

In the first installment of our Custom Program Blog Series, we share the history of CAPA custom programs and how they are compatible with academics, internships, and student experiences in our global cities locations abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

The Gorgeous City of Edinburgh

May 24, 2022 1:20:00 PM / by Jazz Ward

Jazz explores the blend of Edinburgh's old medieval atmosphere with new city leanings and charming cobblestoned streets. Take a look around Scotland with her!

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Posted in: London, England

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Summer 2022

May 23, 2022 2:15:00 PM / by Irene Kanthan

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers, vloggers, and TikTokers for summer 2022!

Each student 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 home, 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, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Mickenzie Babb: Official CAPA London TikToker for Summer 2022

May 22, 2022 1:15:00 PM / by Mickenzie Babb

Meet Mickenzie Babb (she/her), an official CAPA TikToker in London, England for Summer 2022:

University: University of Minnesota – Rochester
Major: Health Sciences
Study Abroad Location: London, England

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m most excited to explore London and meet new people. My campus is small, so I feel like this is truly going to be an outstanding college experience.

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Posted in: London, England

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