Why You Should Intern Abroad with CAPA

Apr 16, 2019 11:19:00 AM / by Emma Dinnerstein & Kailey McIlwrath

CAPA vloggers Emma Dinnerstein and Kailey McIlwrath talk everything to do with interning abroad! In this video they share information about the application process, what their internships are like and what they are learning, PLUS they also check in with our Internships staff in London to hear about internships from their perspective!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

How to Not Break the Bank When Studying Abroad in London

Apr 12, 2019 10:32:00 AM / by Sarah Mai

Budgeting before and during your study abroad experience can ease your worries when you're living in a global city. In this week's post, Sarah shares her comprehensive guide with 10 ideas on how you can plan ahead, build up savings, and maintain a budget while studying abroad in London. The last thing you want to do is worry! Check out some of Sarah's own experiences and lessons. 

(Original illustrations by Sarah Mai)

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Posted in: London, England, Scholarships & Financing

Interning in London with Duck and Dry

Apr 10, 2019 1:17:33 PM / by Kendall Hoyt

Kendall Hoyt brings us part 2 in her Interning in London Series! In this episode she takes us along to see her internship site, tell us more about her role, and share what she's learned during her internship with London's premiere hair care service, @DuckandDry!

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

What Do Libraries Mean?

Apr 9, 2019 10:19:00 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 focuses on the importance of libraries as an exploratory establishment and space for preservation of knowledge, themes, politics, and stories. He also discusses the physical and ideological impressions of libraries and its utility for public use, education, and intellectual discourse. 

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

10 Tips for Sustainable Living While Studying Abroad in London

Mar 31, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Sarah Mai

In this week's post, Sarah talks about how she cultivated good habits for a sustainable lifestyle in a global city—on a student budget. London is a green city and offers a lot of options for mindful consumption, waste reduction, and cost-effective travel. Go through the pros and cons of this list and see how you can incorporate some of these tips abroad!

(Original illustrations by Sarah Mai)

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

How to Apply for a CAPA Internship

Mar 28, 2019 9:23:00 AM / by Kendall Hoyt

Not sure what it actually means to apply for a global internship through CAPA? No problem!  Kendall is sharing the details of her application process in this video - so make sure to watch to help mentally prepare for your internship application! 

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Posted in: London, England, Internships Abroad

American Students Try to Cook a Traditional British Meal

Mar 24, 2019 10:59:00 AM / by Emma Dinnerstein & Kailey McIlwrath

In this week's video, vloggers Kailey McIlwrath and Emma Dinnerstein try their hand at making the traditional British meal Bangers and Mash. Here's how it went:

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Posted in: London, England, Food Abroad

How to Spend a Day At Camden Market 

Mar 22, 2019 12:19:00 PM / by Sarah Mai

Camden Market is one of London's must-visit spots. In this week's post, Sarah shares why this is one of her favorite boroughs in the city and why you can eat, shop, and enjoy interacting with the locals there. Get a quick intro to bartering 101 at the market and what to expect at thrift stores in the area!

(Original illustrations by Sarah Mai)

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

CAPA Living In London: On Student Accommodations & More

Mar 18, 2019 11:01:00 AM / by Sarah Mai

In this week's post, Sarah gives a rundown on what to expect at your student accommodation in London and what to bring and buy when you arrive. She also dives deeper into the nitty-gritty and shares her firsthand living experience, what you can do within the proximity of your apartment, kitchen etiquette, and specific suggestions on how to make this your home away from home. Don't miss out on Sarah's tips and tricks in this post!

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

The Dos and Don'ts of Riding the Tube

Mar 14, 2019 3:01:44 PM / by Kendall Hoyt

Most cities with complex public transit systems have their own unspoken rules for their riders. In this week's IG TV Episode, CAPA IG TV vlogger Kendall Hoyt breaks down some insider Dos and Don'ts of riding the Tube that she's learned since arriving in London. Watch more for a lesson on tube etiquette and feel like a natural when you jet off to London for your own study abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

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