Brighton Brings Ideas

Oct 11, 2017 11:30:00 AM / by Irene Kanthan

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Thaddeus is an official CAPA blogger for fall 2017, sharing his story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A BFA major at the University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, he is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week's post, Thaddeus ventures off to Brighton and reflects on the theater scene in London.

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After a tiring week of classes, I was in desperate need to see the sun. The BFA course schedule often starts us off from 9 am to 10:30 pm, so I definitely needed to find some time to let myself be free from school and studying for a day.

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I was off for Brighton at 5:30 am on Friday, early—and I almost regretted it until I stepped off the train and wandered through the sunrise lanes of Brighton. Everything from the white houses to the paler white commercial buildings made the sunshine glow even in some of the smallest always streets in the Lanes.

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Posted in: London, England, Personal Learning, Reflection

The Things I'll Take With Me from My Second Home

Aug 14, 2017 3:30:00 PM / by Julie Ritz

CAPA_CatGloria_Dublin_Headshot.pngCat Gloria is an official CAPA blogger for summer 2017, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Journalism major at the University of Florida, she is studying abroad in Dublin this semester.

In her last post, Cat tells us the top 10 things she learned from her expeirence in Dublin.

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Let's be real. I've gotten countless life lessons, experiences and rewards from studying abroad in Dublin this summer. Here are the most important takeaways I've identified. Study abroad and you're sure to gain the same.

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1. Cultural Intelligence

Before this trip I had so many misconceptions about Ireland and its culture. After living in the heart of Dublin for several months I can now understand and identify with the jokes, the hardships, everything.

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Posted in: Dublin, Ireland, Life After Study Abroad, Reflection

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