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On Moving In and Megxit

Jan 20, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by James Nightengale

James arrives in London and gives a play-by-play of how Megxit unfolded on his first full day in the city. He also compares the notion of choice, autonomy, and agency within the British and American cultures in various aspects of life.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

What I Learned from London's Diaspora Communities

Jan 17, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Uma Balaji interviews everyday people of color from the streets of London in order to better grasp the impact of British colonization. This project resulted in the Instagram account @_brownlondon_ chronicling the stories and backgrounds of various London migrants and their international cultures.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Reverse Culture Shock and How to Beat it with Positivity

Jan 14, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Carly Lewis

Reverse culture shock is real, and Carly Lewis shares how she's working through the process of adjusting back to life in the US and looking at reverse culture shock in a positive light. Check out Carly's video to get an idea of what you might be able to expect once you return home from studying abroad.

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

Diversity & Social Change: A Cross-Cultural Comparison of London & Copenhagen

Jan 12, 2020 10:15:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Danielle Tahan presents a discourse on diversity and progression toward an equitable and sustainable society between an ethnically diverse city and a homogeneous city. She explores how changes are built from the ground up between these two cities and shares a solution to initiate diverse perspectives.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

Reflecting on My South-Asian Identity After a Semester in London

Jan 6, 2020 10:30:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Uma Balaji recounts the moments where she's navigated her identity, family history, and circumstances of British colonization in London. She also shares about the daily and unexpected connections she's made with those from the South-Asian diaspora in Europe.

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Posted in: London, England, Diversity Abroad

10 Things You Get to Do With the CAPA London Theater Program

Jan 5, 2020 10:48:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

London is the city where the arts community come to life and keep things interesting. The city's rich history of theater and Shakesperean influence makes this an ideal place to pursue theater and creative arts with CAPA. Check out what's in store for you!

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2020

Jan 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Spring 2020!

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

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

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