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CAPA's 10 Tips for Working & Learning Remotely

Mar 23, 2020 2:28:01 PM / by Jessie Gibson

As countries, organizations, small & large businesses, schools, and universities around the globe have begun implementing social distancing policies to combat the spread of COVID-19, many of us are experiencing working from home for the first time, often in closer quarters than ideal. As CAPA instituted a work-from-home policy starting on Monday, March 19 and as our students make the transition to completing their academic programs remotely, our US team rounded up these 10 helpful tips for working or learning from home.  

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

Dilemma of the Drawer: A Study in Cultural Relativism

Mar 20, 2020 1:54:00 PM / 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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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

A Tour of the CAPA London Center & Getting to Know Local Staff

Mar 5, 2020 9:06:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Take a virtual tour of the vibrant CAPA London center and learn about the surrounding neighborhood in Annabel's latest video! You'll also see an interview with our London Resident Director, Claire Kibblewhite, where she talks about academics, activities, and students' schedules.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

The Ins and Outs of My Market Research Internship through CAPA London

Mar 2, 2020 10:33:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

An internship that meets your interests and is a perfect fit for you? That's what CAPA alumnus Sarah Feinberg got when she spent her spring semester in London. Hear from her on how her international experience was from start to finish in a welcoming environment. Plus, meet two of her favorite doggy coworkers!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Magic, Museums, and Trampolines: A Weekend of Fun in London (On a Budget!)

Feb 24, 2020 9:31:00 AM / by James Nightengale

James is here with a fun-fulled blog post from London, where he visits the theatre, the Tate Modern, a trampoline park, and more... all on a budget! Read more to find out what else he's been up to during his free time in London.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

An Inside look Into the Mizzou School of Journalism CAPA London Program

Feb 23, 2020 9:44:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

This semester, Annabel is studying abroad on a unique program with the Mizzou School of Journalism and CAPA London. Find out more about her internship, schedule, and the excursions she takes part in while studying abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

What It's Like to Be Studying Abroad in London During Brexit

Feb 17, 2020 9:29:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Brexit is official, and Annabel is there in London to experience history as it's taking place. Check out Annabel's latest vlog to find out what it's like to be a US citizen in London during Brexit!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

From the MTA to the Tube: A New Yorker’s First Impressions of London’s Transit System

Feb 13, 2020 9:34:00 AM / by James Nightengale

Have you taken the subway in New York or the Underground in London? James has now experienced both, and he's sharing his impressions and the key differences he's noticed between the two systems. 

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Mental Health Abroad: What to Do When the Initial Excitement Wears Off

Feb 10, 2020 11:45:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

CAPA blogger Will speaks about why mental health abroad is so important and shares things to consider and do to keep yourself healthy in a completely different country. 

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

5 Ways to Feel More Like A Local While Studying Abroad in London

Feb 9, 2020 9:55:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Liz shares 5 experiences to have whilyestudying in London to help you get the full experience of being a Londoner. 

After spending my fall semester studying abroad in London, I am confident that London is my favorite city in the world. The rich history, diverse culture, great public transportation, and incredible food scene make it a city where anyone can find something they love (normally more than just one thing!). I was very overwhelmed moving to a huge city like London. I attend Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama, and I’m from a city about the size of Birmingham. That made moving to a big city and learning public transportation a bit daunting for me. However, I want to give you five tips to make the city feel a little bit homier, and maybe you’ll find the one thing you absolutely adore about London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

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