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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

What Interning for a Startup in Sydney is Actually Like

Dec 12, 2019 10:30:00 AM / by Minh Ta

Minh writes about interning in the middle of a startup wave in Sydney and how this international experience has helped him rack up knowledge about the tech scene abroad. He describes the culture, his duties, and how he's networked with professionals from other industries in this week's post.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Internships Abroad

A Field Trip With My Gender, Culture, & Society Class in Sydney

Dec 11, 2019 11:54:44 AM / by Marlea Maltz

Who else is a fan of having class outside the classroom? IG TV Vlogger Marlea Maltz takes us along on a field trip with her Gender, Culture, and Society class to Sky Sirens in Sydney as part of the experiential learning aspect of CAPA's curriculum. Hear from Marlea about what she's has done during her classes to experience Sydney's unique culture and how they applied it to their classwork!

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

Meet Emma Estabrook: Official CAPA Sydney Blogger Spring 2020

Dec 10, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Emma Estabrook

Meet Emma Estabrook (she/hers), an official CAPA blogger in Sydney, Australia for Spring 2020:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Finance and Business Information Systems
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am definitely most excited to travel and explore while I am abroad. I want to go to as many places and see as many things as I can while on this once in a lifetime experience! I also look forward to having a complete change in my regular school routine that involves doing all of these fun things as well as studying and working at my internship.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

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