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7+ National Days of CAPA's 7 Global Cities

Jul 1, 2019 10:48:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We have a roundup of some of the important and celebrated days in our global cities! Find out the history behind each National Day and how the locals recognize them. Some are steeped in tradition, while others are commemorated differently. Be sure to take note of the dates as well, you might just get to experience it while studying abroad!

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

A Literary Pilgrimage: 8 Must-See Places for Book Lovers Around London

Jun 30, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

Go beyond your favorite novels and dive into London's book paradise! Hannah checks out literary locations in London and narrows down 8 places you need to visit around the city. She includes a good variety of historical spots such as the Sherlock Holmes Museum and Jane Austen Centre to new bookstores and ones with frequent author sightings. Plus, you don't want to miss the scoop about a floating bookstore on a canal!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

7 Must-See Spots in Kensington Near CAPA London

Jun 26, 2019 3:35:51 PM / by Clare Wiegel

Did you know CAPA London is located in the uniquely beautiful and historical Royal Borough of Kensington? With that said, Clare has put together this list of must-see spots in Kensington, from beautiful parks to unique museums and gram-worthy sites. Make sure to check this out and get some inspiration for what to do with your study breaks while abroad in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Why Study Abroad

CAPA Excursions and My Global City Events, Explained

Jun 24, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Camille Campbell

In this vlog Camille discusses two of CAPA's program inclusions - My Global City Events and Excursions. She shares what you can expect from each and goes over some of the events she's attended, sharing how they add to your study abroad experience!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

On Either Side of the World: Greenwich and CAPA’s My Global City Boat Tour

Jun 21, 2019 11:18:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

If you're ever looking for a global experience in London, this Greenwich Boat Tour—highly recommended by Hannah—is it! This tour takes you out on the waters and through London, covering the recognizable and awe-inspiring sights of the city. You'll leave this experience with a new perspective of the city and a zest for your life abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

First Impressions of London from a U.S. Student Abroad

Jun 12, 2019 11:30:22 AM / by Clare Wiegel

In her first vlog of the summer, Samford University student Clare shares her first impressions of London and her recommendations for places to check out during your first week there. Watch this episode to mentally prepare for the hustle and bustle of London and get inspired by some of the beautiful sights you're about to see! 

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

A Student’s Guide to the Parks and Gardens of London

Jun 9, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

One of the many benefits of studying abroad during the summer in London is getting to enjoy the many green spaces the city has to offer. Read more from Hannah on her 6 favorite parks and gardens in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

A Holy Alliance: Joe Root, The Unity League, and even Mike Tyson

Jun 4, 2019 10:30:00 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 discusses the allyship and inclusivity of the LGBTQ+ community in sports, as well as how the notion of masculinity is exemplified and communicated throughout time. He also draws upon artistic references from music to movies to illustrate how destructive sentiments are reflected and shares how we can welcome diversity, affirm the experiences of the LGBTQ+ community, and celebrate their contributions through education abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Here's What You Learn In CAPA's Global Internship Workshop

May 30, 2019 9:56:11 AM / by Camille Campbell

In her first vlog of the summer, CAPA vlogger Camille Campbell shows us some beautiful sights in London and then gets down to business - internship business that is. Camille explains her Global Internship Workshop class, a class all CAPA students must take to accompany their internship placement. She also catches up with her instructor of the course, Ian Hill, to ask why he thinks London is such a great place to intern!

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Posted in: London, England, Academics Abroad

Culture, Colleagues, and Concentrate: How I Broke the Ice at my Internship in London

May 24, 2019 10:32:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Spring 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Juan Gonzalez shares some of the memorable moments from his internship with Kingston Smith LLP in London. He also talks about his innocent mishap involving juice that made for a great laugh with his colleagues! As he reflects on the positive corporate culture and how he was able to foster social connections, he expresses his gratitude for a fulfilling experience during his semester and internship abroad.

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad