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When Family Comes to Visit During a Semester In Dublin

Nov 28, 2019 9:14:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

Planning to have your family and friends visit while you're abroad? Dublin blogger Ellie shares some insight into how to balance classes, an internship, and spending time with your visitors. Check out her blog post to find out more about the sights she explored around Ireland during her visit with her family!

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

5 Things to Know if You Want to Study Abroad

Oct 27, 2019 9:28:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

Former CAPA Sydney student George shares 5 things to keep in mind before you go abroad—whether you’re still deciding to study abroad or if you're preparing to go on a CAPA program.

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

5 Apps to Download Before You Study Abroad in Shanghai

Oct 15, 2019 9:30:00 AM / by Tina Huang

In this vlog, Tina Huang provides advice on essential apps that will help you navigate Shanghai and communicate with your classmates, professors, and CAPA staff. Check out the video before you go abroad so you can be fully prepared for your time in Shanghai!

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How to Use Public Transportation in Sydney

Oct 9, 2019 10:44:45 AM / by Marlea Maltz

As a CAPA Sydney student, you'll be provided with a OPAL card pre-loaded for the whole semester. Your Opal Card is your ticket to access Sydney buses, trains, and ferries to bring you anywhere you want to explore in the city - from Circular Quay to Manly and Bondi Beaches. In this episode, Marlea shows you how to use and take the most advantage of public transit during your time in Sydney.

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

What to Expect from Your Home Away from Home in Dublin

Oct 6, 2019 11:15:00 AM / by Ellie LaFountain

As you prepare to go abroad, you'll likely have a lot of questions such as: "What might my housing situation look like?" In this blog, Ellie provides an inside look at her Dublin apartment, from the roommate matching process to the included furnishings and kitchen appliances.

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

Apartment Tour & More - Everything About Student Living in Sydney

Sep 26, 2019 5:22:30 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Get an idea of what your day-to-day life could look like while studying abroad down unda'! Our IG TV vlogger Marlea shows an example of what your Sydney housing* might look like and walks us around her neighborhood discussing things like her commute, public transit, and more!

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

Shanghai Metro 101: How to Get Around Shanghai With Public Transit

Sep 26, 2019 10:05:00 AM / by Tina Huang

In this vlog, Tina Huang teaches us how to get from point A to point B in Shanghai using the subway. With Apple Maps as her sidekick (yes, apparently it's actually good in China) and a destination in mind, she takes us along on a journey off campus.

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Posted in: Shanghai, China, Predeparture & Study Abroad Preparations

How to Navigate Your International Flight to Florence

Sep 18, 2019 11:52:46 AM / by Azalea Brown

From your departure airport to your first day in Florence, hear from IGTV Vlogger Azalea on how to navigate getting to your study abroad location and how to get settled once you're there. 

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

Here's What to Expect During Your First Week in Sydney

Sep 13, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

In his first vlog, Cory shares what you should expect from your first few days in Sydney, from going through orientation to the different CAPA activities you'll take part in, as well as his recommendations for things to do on your own during that first week!

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

How to Prepare for Your First Time Going or Studying Abroad

Sep 1, 2019 4:30:00 PM / by Minh Ta

We have your go-to prep guide for your very first overseas experience! This comprehensive post breaks down the IMPORTANT things you need and things that will make your life easier overall. As you start preparing for life abroad, don't forget to get some backup items that'll serve you well. Travel like a seasoned pro with these tips and leave the hassle behind!

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

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