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What You Learn from Studying Abroad Beyond Classes and Internships

Jun 25, 2019 11:22:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

The longer Anderson is in Sydney, the more he sees the value of his study abroad. He shares why there's nothing like experiencing this international academic and internship journey at this point in his life and how he's venturing out to understand Australian history, culture, and behavior.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Let’s Talk Money: 3 Tips for Budgeting During a Semester in Sydney

Jun 18, 2019 10:32:00 AM / by Elizabeth Westermeyer

If you want to study abroad but are worried on how to get your finances in shape, then this post is for you. Lizzy shares three principles she followed before and during her experience abroad. She also tells us why budgeting is good preparation for life in the real world!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Scholarships & Financing

How Australia’s Wilderness Makes One Reflect on Humans’ Role in Nature

Jun 15, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

After a visit to Blue Mountains as part of a CAPA excursion, Anderson reflects on the lessons drawn from the beauty of nature and ecological concerns that we face today. He also shares some Aboriginal mythologies and the connection of each story to the mesmerizing formations found on the hike.

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Posted in: International Education, Sydney, Australia

What To Expect On Your First Day in Sydney With CAPA

Jun 8, 2019 10:58:00 AM / by Jasia Robinson

In her first vlog of the summer, CAPA Sydney vlogger Jasia Robinson shares her own experience from her first day in Sydney and gives some tips on how to navigate the first few days of your program. 

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, sydney-vlog

Here's Why Sydney's Culture Gives the Best First Impression

Jun 6, 2019 11:00:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

Want to know what to expect from Sydney's culture? Get a look at Anderson's first thoughts on culture shock, the attitudes that are part of local life, and how different interpersonal communication is compared to American culture.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

What It Was Like to Study Abroad in the LGBTQ+ Capital of Australia

Jun 3, 2019 10:45:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Spring 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Jeff Chan tells us about his experience as an LGBTQ+ student abroad. He tells us why he chose Sydney as his destination for a semester away from UMass Amherst and how he has been celebrating his identity!

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

Asian Pacific Artistry Meets the Land Down Under

May 26, 2019 10:02:00 AM / by Guest Posts

CAPA Spring 2019 Diversity Advocates scholar Kim Corona attends an immersive art exhibit reflecting multiculturalism from Asia Pacific to Brisbane and talks about some of the compelling artwork she came across. Check out the backstories of the renowned pieces and artists she's covered, including Aboriginal, Pakistani, and Thai artists.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Diversity Abroad

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

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