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How to Feel at Home While Studying Abroad in London

Sep 12, 2019 11:35:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

How do you find a sense of community and belongingness in a bustling city? Makenna writes about why she chose to study abroad in London and how she's carved out a "me place" to spend some alone time in her neighborhood. Read on and find out tips on how to bask in both the busyness and stillness of London.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

How to Worry Less and Wander More: First Lessons to Learn Abroad

Sep 10, 2019 2:17:00 PM / by Carly Lewis

CAPA vlogger Carly Lewis has arrived in London. In her first vlog she takes you along on a day trip to Brighton Beach and shares some of the lessons she quickly learns when her travel plans go awry. Learn a little more about time management and transportation while studying abroad in this awesome vlog:

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Posted in: London, England, london-vlog

Here's What to Expect From Academics at Queen Mary University

Sep 6, 2019 3:00:00 PM / by Stephanie Sadler

When you directly enroll on the new CAPA Queen Mary study abroad program, you’ll be welcomed into one of the UK’s most prestigious academic institutions. Queen Mary, a member of the University of London group, ranked #126 in the QS Global World Rankings for 2020.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

The CAPA + Queen Mary Study Abroad Experience: An Overview

Aug 23, 2019 11:11:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Have you heard that we’ve launched a brand new study abroad program with London’s Queen Mary University this year?

CAPA students can now directly enroll at Queen Mary during spring and fall terms to experience one of the world’s most exhilarating global cities from the comfort and familiarity of a traditional campus environment.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2019

Aug 22, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Fall 2019!

Each of them 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 to The States, 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

5 Veteran Tips For A Summer Study Abroad Student In London

Aug 21, 2019 12:08:45 PM / by Clare Wiegel

Samford University student Clare has returned home from her CAPA London summer study abroad program, and she has some reflections and tips for those heading to London next! Watch to learn more about her overall experience in London and get excited for your London study abroad experience!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Introducing CAPA Direct Enroll

Aug 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Beginning in Spring 2020, we’re launching a brand new series of study abroad programs that allow you to directly enroll with five universities in countries across the globe. You’ll live and learn exactly like a local, be able to complete required courses in your major, and be deeply immersed in student and campus life.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Shanghai, China, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Makenna Sturgeon: Official CAPA London Blogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 3:30:00 PM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Meet Makenna Sturgeon, an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Fall 2019:

University: University of Colorado Boulder
Major: Journalism
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: N/A

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m excited to be introduced to new cultures and a new way of life. I’m really interested in wellness trends, and have found that Europe follows those trends much more differently than the United States does. I’m looking forward to trying new, healthy foods made with different ingredients and talking to people who actually live there about what they do to stay comfortable during their day-to-day life. I’m also really excited to travel because it’s so much easier to travel to different countries over there.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Carly Lewis: Official CAPA London Vlogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 2:30:00 PM / by Carly Lewis

Meet Carly Lewis, an official CAPA vlogger in London, England for Fall 2019:

University: Hollins University
Major: Creative Writing and Film
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I think what I am anticipating the most is being able to immerse myself and really live in a different cultural and artistically rich environment. Being a photographer and writer, I constantly look to my surroundings and the people within them for inspiration, and traveling to a new place is exactly the trick for that! Whether it be during the concerts I hope to attend in London or the many local shops I want to explore, the experiences I have will definitely grant me with some amazing stories.

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Posted in: London, England

Inside a 'Writing the City' Class Field Trip to Kensington Gardens

Aug 7, 2019 5:13:19 PM / by Clare Wiegel

One thing we pride ourselves on here at CAPA is our focus on experiential learning. To see this focus in action, watch Clare's second to last vlog, where she shares on of her experiences on a field trip to the Kensington Gardens for her Writing the City course with CAPA London. Watch as Clare learns about unique landmarks and how they influenced the works of some of Britain's most well known authors!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

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