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Why Choose CAPA For a Semester Abroad?

May 21, 2019 11:33:00 AM / by Elizabeth Westermeyer

Getting the best out of a study abroad experience is important to many. In this week's post, Lizzy lists 5 reasons to study abroad with CAPA, including how to feel supported when you're thousands of miles away from home. She also shares what's included in the program costs, such as excursions and day trips, as well as internship offerings. Whatever your personal or professional goals are for studying abroad, you'll have the chance to find the best way to accommodate and pursue them!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Meet Jasia Robinson: Official CAPA Sydney Vlogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:31:00 AM / by Jasia Robinson

Meet Jasia Robinson, an official CAPA vlogger in Sydney, Australia for Summer 2019:

University: Spelman College
Major: Health Science Pre-Med
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: Me and My Wellness

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Meet Anderson Wray: Official CAPA Sydney Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

Meet Anderson Wray, an official CAPA blogger in Sydney, Australia for Summer 2019:

University: Arizona State University
Major: Accountancy
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: BIS Oxford Economics - Economics & Business Intern 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

A Student's Guide to the Best of Studying Abroad Sydney

May 3, 2019 8:26:00 AM / by CAPA Study Abroad Ambassadors

In this post, CAPA Alumna Alexandra Crowe shares her tips of things to do and places to go based on her own Study Abroad Bucket List for Sydney. She also shares some highlights from her weekend travels - so read along and get excited for a summer or semester studying in Sydney, Australia!

During the Spring 2018 semester, I had the incredible opportunity to study abroad in Sydney, Australia with CAPA. This experience was life changing for me and I am so blessed to have had the opportunity to go. Now, I’m sure you have all read and heard all about how study abroad was life-changing and incredible and that everyone recommends it but I know some of you are also probably on the fence about it. I’m going to tell you about the weekend trips I had the opportunity to take while studying abroad. These trips were incredible because they offered me the opportunity to not only explore Sydney and it’s surrounding towns but also other parts of Australia.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, CAPA Ambassadors, Day Trip

Phone Eats First: A Semester’s Worth of Sydney Eats in Photos

Apr 26, 2019 10:36:00 AM / by Elizabeth Westermeyer

Feast on a variety of global and local dishes from Sydney. We're talking everything from burgers to vegetarian-friendly options to desserts...and more! Get ready to salivate as you take a peek inside this comprehensive food guide put together by Lizzy as a result of her semester abroad. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Food Abroad

Saving Green: 7 Tips for Saving Money and the Planet While Studying Abroad

Apr 22, 2019 8:35:52 AM / by Kara Davis

Meet your new study abroad routine: saving money and the planet. In this week's post, Kara gives 7 tips for us to do our part and be environmentally-friendly while abroad (or at home). From using reusable shopping bags to air-drying laundry, see how you can reduce your environmental impact and save some cash while studying abroad.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Scholarships & Financing

Five Destinations to Visit While Studying Abroad in Australia

Apr 19, 2019 11:35:00 AM / by Kara Davis

Take a chance on Australia! In this week's post, Kara lists 5 wonderful places to check out while you're abroad and shares a quick overview on each location. She also shares what's special about each destination, what it's known for, and what you must absolutely do there. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture

The Empowering Experience of Women in the Sydney Music Scene

Apr 7, 2019 3:12:00 PM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Spring 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Kim Corona writes about the sense of camaraderie she experienced after seeing singers Mitski and Clairo live in Sydney. As a music enthusiast, she tells us about the creative spirit in the city, what it's like to be surrounded by locals with similar interests, and the empowering experience within music. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

From Music to Melbourne: How Studying Abroad in Australia Stimulates the Senses

Apr 3, 2019 1:00:00 PM / by Elizabeth Westermeyer

In this week's post, Lizzy takes us through the vibrant activities you'll be sure to come across in Australia. From attending Rolling Loud and Ultra Music Festival in Sydney to viewing street art and cafe-hopping in Melbourne, get a glimpse of how you can get lost and also feel right at home at the same time. Check out more of Lizzy's highlights and photos in this post!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

A Student's Guide to Parks and Gardens Near CAPA Sydney

Mar 23, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Kara Davis

In this week's post, Kara shares the antidote to a busy lifestyle by listing 5 parks and gardens you can visit all within a range of a 1-minute walk to a 30-minute bus ride from CAPA Sydney! Whether you're looking for an escape to walk the trails, sit and relax, or a change of scenery as you finish up some homework, Kara's suggestions are a great starting point for you.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

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