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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

What NOT to Pack for a Semester Abroad

Feb 2, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

It can be tempting to overpack for a semester abroad, especially when you don't know exactly what to expect and want to be prepared for everything. However, you'll find that you can live with a lot less while abroad, and you can always buy what you need in-country if you forget something. Find out some of Sydney blogger Emma's tips on what not to pack:

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

Everything to Know About the Study Abroad Adjustment Period

Jan 31, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Annabel Thorpe

CAPA vlogger Annabel is in her second week of studying and interning abroad in London, and she is starting to make the city feel like home. Find out what her first couple of weeks have been like and see what tips she has to share about how to make the adjustment period easier!

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

Where I am Living this Semester with CAPA Florence

Jan 28, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Sara Shriber

CAPA blogger Sara Shriber has just arrived in Florence and she is thrilled to be living among Florentines for the semester! Check out her apartment and charming neighborhood!

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

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

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