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Experiencing British Culture from Home

Mar 25, 2021 9:36:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

In this TikTok video, Savanna and her roommate experience British culture from home by setting up a cafe to enjoy their take on traditional afternoon tea.

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

5 Tips for Success as a Remote Intern and Online Student

Mar 17, 2021 9:58:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

Savanna has been studying online and interning remotely with Young Citizens, a UK-based charity, this semester. A new setup calls for some tried-and-tested ways to get your day going and get stuff done. Here are some of Savanna's recommendations on how to successfully manage and balance life as an online student and remote intern.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

Week One of my Remote Global Internship

Feb 24, 2021 9:53:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

This semester Savanna will be interning remotely with Young Citizens, a UK-based charity. With her first week done and dusted, see how she's picked up on balancing her workload and the time difference, while connecting with her colleagues and peers, as well as the environment around her.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

How I Made the Decision to Pursue a Remote Global Internship

Feb 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

See how Savanna Nolau prepped for a whirlwind of a semester in her first post on the blog. This Suffolk University student will be remotely interning in London while based in sunny Los Angeles. She walks us through her pros and con(s) list on taking this leap and preparing for a new start.

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

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2021

Feb 3, 2021 3:45:00 PM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for spring 2021!

This semester, we have a mix of in-country and remote bloggers and vloggers sharing their unique experience either from their host countries and at-home locations. Each of them will receive a grant while they are studying with CAPA to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon the end of their semesters, 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, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Savanna Nolau: Official CAPA London Remote Blogger/Vlogger Spring 2021

Jan 19, 2021 12:46:00 PM / by Savanna Nolau

Meet Savanna Nolau, an official CAPA London Remote Blogger/Vlogger for Spring 2021:

University: Suffolk University 
Major: International Relations
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
This semester I am most excited to work with new people, to learn new skills and to create  meaningful change. Although I will not be in London, I will be working for a London-based office and making new friends across the pond. This experience will test my capability to connect with others, and it is a challenge I am ready for! 

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Posted in: London, England

Gaining a Global Perspective While Interning from Home

Jan 11, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

Interning remotely from Michigan, CAPA London student Abigale Mumby writes about her experience promoting history education in the UK. She expands on how she used her history background and European studies knowledge in her projects to create study guides for A-Level students. Find out more about her journey and how this led to her latest position at a museum in Michigan.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

How I Spent My Midterm Break Abroad (It’s Not What You'd Think)

Nov 5, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

Midterm breaks can be a time for students to check off items on their bucket list. However, it can also be an opportunity to turn those plans on its head and just do what feels right! Check out what Will and her roommate got up to during their break.

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Posted in: London, England

10 Career Paths for London Study Abroad Alumni

Oct 8, 2020 9:39:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

International study, especially with an internship, is an excellent way to show future prospective employers that you are willing to push the boundaries of your comfort zone and that you are able to cooperate with people from diverse backgrounds. Does the destination you choose make a difference to the type of experience you’ll have in terms of your future career goals? It can. If you are thinking about entering one of these fields after graduation, London could be an excellent choice for you.

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Posted in: Travel, London, England, Careers

Solidarity

Oct 6, 2020 10:09:00 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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How is solidarity formed and practiced? In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf sifts through the layers within communities such as class, religion, color, and more to unpack why we must understand uncomfortable realities.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

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