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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

A CAPA Student's Guide to Sydney's Public Transit System

Feb 3, 2020 9:19:00 AM / by Nicolas Dostal

Heading to Sydney? Check out Nicolas Dostal's vlog to see how easy it is to get around the city on trains, ferries, busses, and the light rail using your Opal Card!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, sydney-vlog

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

Thoughts and Advice Post-Semester Abroad in Sydney

Jan 19, 2020 9:44:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

Cory is back home in the U.S. and has had some time to process his semester abroad. Check out the video to hear his reflection of his time in Sydney, as well as advice to help you get the most out of your study abroad experience!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Why I Love the Multicultural Side of Sydney

Jan 18, 2020 11:00:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Diversity Advocates scholar Maria Do shares the reasons why she's drawn so much to Sydney and how her time there has strengthened her connection to her Vietnamese culture. She also explores Chinatown and Little Italy and gets a fine taste of the cuisine there.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

7 Takeaways from My Semester Abroad in Sydney

Jan 13, 2020 3:40:09 PM / by Marlea Maltz

In Marlea's final vlog, she reflects on her semester in Sydney and shares her takeaways from living, studying, and interning abroad. Be sure to check out the video to hear Marlea's advice for future CAPA students!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

How to Avoid Cabin Fever When Studying Abroad

Jan 13, 2020 9:15:00 AM / by Cory Clemente

To make the most out of your time abroad, CAPA Sydney vlogger Cory recommends getting out of your neighborhood and exploring as much as you can (and minimizing your time binge-watching Netflix, because you can do that when you get home). Come along with Cory as he explores Sydney!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Spring 2020

Jan 3, 2020 9:30:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Spring 2020!

Each of them will receive a grant accompanied by an explorer fund while they are abroad to help them generate their stories here on CAPA World. From pre-departure thoughts through their reflection upon their return to The States, we will watch the stories of these students unfold as they learn about their host country, explore and discover the real city beyond stereotypes and expectations, interact with locals, focus on their academics and complete internships.

So who are they and where are they going?

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Official Bloggers and Vloggers, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

A Semester in Sydney - Expectations vs. Reality

Dec 23, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Minh Ta

Expectations vs. Reality - what's the scoop on life in Sydney? Minh tells all after spending an entire semester studying and interning abroad. Read on to see how you can prepare for your time in this diverse city and make the most out of it! 

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

What to Do When Friends or Family Visit You in Sydney

Dec 18, 2019 2:25:51 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Planning on having friends or family make the trip to Sydney to visit you during your semester abroad? In this week's episode, Marlea shares her tips for what to do when you have visitors in Sydney, from taking them to some tourist classics to helping them explore the side of Sydney that locals love. Check it out and get inspired!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Local Culture