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10 Expert Tips For Those Studying Abroad in London Next Term

Dec 21, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Fresh off the heels from studying abroad, Makenna reflects and details 10 lessons that have molded her experience. Let these tips be a stepping stone for you to have a fantastic semester in London!

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

Experiencing the World's Tallest Slide in London

Dec 19, 2019 10:50:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

Ready, set...SLIDE! Carly Lewis and her friends make their way down the world's tallest slide in this week's vlog! Find out why this activity comes highly recommended and what you should know before checking it out. What an unusual and fun way to experience London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Why I'm Glad I Studied Abroad in the Fall

Dec 13, 2019 9:26:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

In this week's blog post, London blogger Makenna shares some of her favorite aspects of studying abroad in the fall-- such as seeing the changing of the seasons and exploring holiday displays around the city.

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

Meet Emma 'Will' Baldwin: Official CAPA London Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 11:45:00 AM / by Will Baldwin

Meet Emma 'Will' Baldwin (she/her/hers), an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Spring 2020:

University: University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
Major: Technical Writing and Communications, Political Science
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am excited to be challenged socially. I love meeting people, and consider myself really good at interacting with strangers, but that could be very different in a new culture! I am excited to recondition the way I get to know people.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet Annabel Thorpe: Official CAPA London Vlogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 11:30:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

Meet Annabel Thorpe (she/her), an official CAPA vlogger in London, England for Spring 2020:

University: University of Missouri
Major:  Journalism and Economics
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to understand British media more. I can’t wait to really dive into British culture at a news organization in the heart of London to learn more about UK history, economic systems, and political systems.

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Posted in: London, England

Meet James Nightengale: Official CAPA London Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by James Nightengale

Meet James Nightengale (he/him/his), an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Spring 2020:

University: Clark University
Major: Psychology and Screen Studies
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am super excited to just wander the streets of London and get a feel for the city! I grew up in New York City and am really interested in seeing how the ‘vibe’ of London compares—whether that comes through in the Tube, the people, the nightlife, or the food, I’m looking forward to experiencing it all. I’m also hoping to take advantage of London’s proximity to many other countries and do some traveling.

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Posted in: London, England

CAPA Launches the CAPA Pals Program For a Second Semester

Dec 10, 2019 9:22:00 AM / by Cara Pizzorusso

We are excited to announce that the Spring 2020 CAPA Pals program has launched! Find out more about how students who sign up integrate into the CAPA community and develop a support network before they arrive in country. 

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

Internship with Weller Media Agency

Dec 6, 2019 9:21:05 AM / by Carly Lewis

This week, Carly Lewis brings us along to her internship at Weller Media Agency in London! She chats with several colleagues who give their take on the agency culture and how it's primed for interns to learn and grow. They also share some advice on how to have a successful internship in this week's vlog.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

How The 'Field Study' Aspect of CAPA Academics Enrich My Study Abroad Experience

Dec 2, 2019 9:08:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Curious about what CAPA London courses are like? In this blog, Makenna shares a few ways her courses have brought her out of the classroom and into the global city of London-- from the Tate Modern to Brick Lane in East London.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

Exploring the Shops, Food, and Art Scene of London's Brick Lane

Nov 25, 2019 9:34:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

In this week's vlog from Carly Lewis, she takes us on an art-filled tour of Brick Lane: a street full of record shops, thrift stores, bakeries, street art, and weekend food festivals. You won't want to miss Brick Lane in London's East End!

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Posted in: London, England, london-vlog