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Tips for Preparing to Study Abroad

Feb 18, 2021 10:45:00 AM / by Michaela Clarke

In her first post for the CAPA World blog, remote Dublin intern Michaela Clarke shares a list of 10 tips on how to stay on top of study abroad logistics such as visas, scholarships and funding, cultural customs, and more - including tying up loose ends before you leave!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Preparing to Study Abroad During a Pandemic

Feb 17, 2021 10:02:00 AM / by Andrew McKenzie

Our spring 2021 CAPA blogger Andy McKenzie believes that his study abroad semester in Barcelona will be an experience of a lifetime! Check out how this University of Minnesota student will be preparing for this once-in-a-lifetime journey with a positive attitude, open mind, and realistic expectations.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain

How I Made the Decision to Pursue a Remote Global Internship

Feb 9, 2021 10:00:00 AM / by Savanna Nolau

See how Savanna Nolau prepped for a whirlwind of a semester in her first post on the blog. This Suffolk University student will be remotely interning in London while based in sunny Los Angeles. She walks us through her pros and con(s) list on taking this leap and preparing for a new start.

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

CAPA Community Walkthrough

Jan 5, 2021 9:27:00 AM / by Guest Posts

The CAPA Community is a helpful resource for CAPA students from pre-departure to the end of their program. In this walkthrough video, you'll learn more about the resources available in the Community.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

A Virtual Tour Of The CAPA Sydney Center

Sep 8, 2020 10:00:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

Welcome to the CAPA Sydney center! On today's virtual tour, Nicolas shows you a glimpse of study abroad life in Australia. From the gorgeous courtyard outside to roomy classrooms indoors, take a look at where you could spend one of your future semesters. The center is located in a heritage building close to Sydney's central business district - where it's frequently bustling and positively buzzing with creative energy!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Why Study Abroad

Life During Study Abroad - Sydney Housing, Neighborhood, & More

Jun 18, 2020 9:44:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

This week, Emma shares the inside scoop on what her living situation was like in Sydney. Find out more about her accommodations and the lively and beautiful surrounding neighborhood of Pyrmont, right outside of Darling Harbor! 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

Helpful Apps to Download While Studying Abroad in Dublin

Feb 27, 2020 9:08:00 AM / by Jamie Taylor

Heading to Dublin to study abroad with CAPA? Make sure to check out Jamie's latest vlog to find out which apps will be helpful for everything from navigation, to health and safety, to finding discounts in Dublin!

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

4 Expectations About Studying Abroad in Sydney vs. What It's Actually Like

Feb 8, 2020 11:15:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

Emma is here to set the record straight on life in Sydney so far. Expectations vs. reality - are you ready? Get into this myth debunking post featuring Sydney's beaches, people, classes, and more!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How to Set Yourself Up for a Successful Semester in Barcelona

Feb 7, 2020 10:45:00 AM / by Nina Vrtjak

A little prep work ahead of time will chase your travel worries away! In her first post, Nina Vrtjak writes to us from Barcelona and shares 4 important ways to prepare for your study abroad in a global city. Look through tips on how to overcome your first wave of culture shock, the language barrier, and first week jitters.

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Posted in: Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations, Barcelona, Spain

How to Use Public Transit in and Around Florence

Feb 5, 2020 9:01:00 AM / by Azalea Brown

CAPA Alumn Azalea is here with everything you need to know about public transit in Florence. From where to buy tickets and the options available, to what to do when you get lost, and how to avoid getting fined for not validating your ticket - she's got a lot of important info to share, so check it out!

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Posted in: Florence, Italy, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

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