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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

Staying Productive & Engaged While Working & Studying at Home

Oct 5, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

Though it's been an unpredictable year with disruptions and upheavals, it's also presented an opportunity to embrace new ways of doing things. Remote studying and working from home can be a new territory for many. We've put together a list of resources from books to podcasts to videos on how to take a breather and focus through self-care and other practical tips before engaging back into work and school.

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

An Ideology of Ignorance: How Injustice Prevails

Sep 14, 2020 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 offers a perspective on how education abroad benefits students as they explore the nuances and critical differences in culture and society as it pertains to conversations surrounding universal issues such as injustice and inequality outside of their home environments.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Two Important Professional Lessons From My Remote Global Internship

Sep 2, 2020 10:36:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

In her final blog of the summer, CAPA blogger Antonia reflects on her internship experience and shares two helpful professional lessons she learned through the experience that can be applied to many situations she'll encounter in her future career.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Remote Internships

Here Are The Benefits of Taking CAPA's Comparative Healthcare Systems Course

Aug 24, 2020 9:45:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Have you ever wondered how healthcare works in different countries? Antonia signed up for this course with hopes to work in this field someday and was able to learn the building blocks of a healthcare system and how to analyze systems across the globe critically. In this post, she gives us an overview of what you can expect in this course from lectures to guest speakers who share valuable insights from cultural perspectives and more.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, Online Study Abroad

My Top 3 Takeaways from the CAPA Global Internship Course

Aug 14, 2020 9:55:00 AM / by Antonia Bignotti

Antonia dives into how she boosted her international experience with the CAPA Global Internship Course. Want to share how your professional skills and global internship make you a hireable candidate? This post will give you an overview on how you can prepare for a career and convey your strengths and achievements to potential employers.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad, Remote Internships

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