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The Ultimate London Bucket List - As Told By CAPA Students & Staff

Jul 16, 2019 10:05:00 AM / by Camille Campbell

Overwhelmed by your options when it comes to what you should make time to check out while studying abroad in London (especially on a student budget)? Well, you're in luck!

CAPA vlogger Camille asks her classmates, faculty, and staff at CAPA London: What is one thing you must do while studying abroad in London? So without further ado, here is a collective list of must-do and must-see things in London as told by locals and study abroad students alike.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture, london-vlog

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

7 Iconic Filming Locations to Visit in London

Jul 11, 2019 12:51:32 PM / by Clare Wiegel

Many of us began to discover our love for the city of London from a distance, through the screens of movie theaters, TVs, and smartphones. That said, Clare Weigel, a CAPA IGTV vlogger and self-described movie buff, made sure to explore London's many iconic filming locations during her summer study abroad. Follow along her film-lovers pilgrimage and get inspired for your own!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

How I Manage My Time While Studying, Interning, and Vlogging in London

Jul 4, 2019 10:35:00 AM / by Camille Campbell

In this vlog, Camille discusses the realities of her schedule while completing a summer study abroad and internship program in London. She discusses how she balances her vlogging responsibilities on top of her academics, and how it's not as daunting as it may seem! Watch to get an idea of what your schedule could look like on a CAPA London program!

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

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

A Literary Pilgrimage: 8 Must-See Places for Book Lovers Around London

Jun 30, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

Go beyond your favorite novels and dive into London's book paradise! Hannah checks out literary locations in London and narrows down 8 places you need to visit around the city. She includes a good variety of historical spots such as the Sherlock Holmes Museum and Jane Austen Centre to new bookstores and ones with frequent author sightings. Plus, you don't want to miss the scoop about a floating bookstore on a canal!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

7 Must-See Spots in Kensington Near CAPA London

Jun 26, 2019 3:35:51 PM / by Clare Wiegel

Did you know CAPA London is located in the uniquely beautiful and historical Royal Borough of Kensington? With that said, Clare has put together this list of must-see spots in Kensington, from beautiful parks to unique museums and gram-worthy sites. Make sure to check this out and get some inspiration for what to do with your study breaks while abroad in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

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

First Impressions of London from a U.S. Student Abroad

Jun 12, 2019 11:30:22 AM / by Clare Wiegel

In her first vlog of the summer, Samford University student Clare shares her first impressions of London and her recommendations for places to check out during your first week there. Watch this episode to mentally prepare for the hustle and bustle of London and get inspired by some of the beautiful sights you're about to see! 

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Posted in: London, England, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

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