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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

5 Delicious & Interesting Markets to Visit When Studying in London

Nov 23, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

The city of London has a variety of unique markets all across its many boroughs. While living in London I was fortunate enough to visit five different markets that are musts if you’re traveling to London and want to find a unique souvenir or a delicious international taste.

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad

Why I Love Thrifting in London

Nov 21, 2019 9:19:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

If you love to shop and you're on a budget, London blogger Makenna recommends checking out the city's impressive thrift shop scene. Read more to find out some of her favorite shops for vintage treasures in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Peaceful Scenes of a Weekend in Statford-Upon-Avon

Nov 15, 2019 9:28:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

Heading to England? Carly Lewis recommends taking a weekend trip to the countryside while you're there. Follow along on her adventure in quiet and charming Stratford-Upon-Avon, the medieval market town where William Shakespeare was born!

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Posted in: London, England

Loyalties

Nov 11, 2019 11:11:00 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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Dr. Mike Woolf compares how loyalty, customs, and group identities are expressed in the US and Europe. In today's globalized world, how do these communities foster and maintain belongingness? Find out more in this month's column.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education