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Introducing CAPA's Official Bloggers & Vloggers for Fall 2019

Aug 22, 2019 10:27:00 AM / by Jessie Gibson

We’re very excited to introduce and welcome our team of official bloggers and vloggers for Fall 2019!

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

Introducing CAPA Direct Enroll

Aug 20, 2019 10:00:00 AM / by Stephanie Sadler

Beginning in Spring 2020, we’re launching a brand new series of study abroad programs that allow you to directly enroll with five universities in countries across the globe. You’ll live and learn exactly like a local, be able to complete required courses in your major, and be deeply immersed in student and campus life.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

Meet Minh Ta: Official CAPA Sydney Blogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 4:50:00 PM / by Minh Ta

Meet Minh Ta, an official CAPA blogger in Sydney, Australia for Fall 2019:

University: Augustana College
Major: Computer Science and Applied Math
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
Kangaroos! Honestly, I love to travel and to try out good food. I heard that Australia has a lot of special landmarks and animals to see, so I would love to see as many as possible. I would love to try out Australian cuisine too.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Meet Cory Clemente: Official CAPA Sydney Vlogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 4:42:00 PM / by Cory Clemente

Meet Cory Clemente, an official CAPA vlogger in Sydney, Australia for Fall 2019:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: Communications/German
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to further develop my education in a new, unfamiliar setting. I’m looking forward to getting to experience Australia and immersing myself in Australian culture.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Meet Marlea Maltz: Official CAPA Sydney Instagram TV Vlogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 4:38:00 PM / by Marlea Maltz

Meet Marlea Maltz, an official CAPA Instagram TV vlogger in Sydney, Australia for Fall 2019:

University: The College of New Jersey
Major: International Studies
Study Abroad Location: Sydney, Australia
Internship or volunteer placement:  TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
During my semester abroad I am most excited to experience the culture of another country and fully immerse myself into their way of life. Being able to live and learn independently is an amazing opportunity that I am so grateful and excited to be able to have.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

Meet Tina Huang: Official CAPA Shanghai Vlogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 2:00:00 PM / by Tina Huang

Meet Tina Huang, an official CAPA vlogger in Shanghai, China for Fall 2019:

University: University of Massachusetts Amherst
Major: Operations and Information Management
Study Abroad Location: Shanghai, China
Internship or volunteer placement: TBC

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I am most excited to meet new friends and make new connections! I cannot wait to explore around China and try all types of food with them.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia

The Joys of Ignorance

Aug 13, 2019 10:33:00 AM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf covers the topic of STEM in education abroad. He unpacks how science helps us understand the world better and talks about the overlooked creativity found in scientific disciplines.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

What I Liked About my CAPA Program in Sydney

Aug 8, 2019 10:36:00 AM / by Jasia Robinson

Spelman College student and CAPA Alumni Jasia reflects on her 6 week summer study abroad and internship program she completed through CAPA, sharing what she learned from her internship placement and how she appreciated the support of the CAPA team.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, sydney-vlog

How Studying Abroad in Sydney Prepared me for Life’s Next Steps

Jul 27, 2019 10:10:00 AM / by Anderson Wray

As his summer abroad in Sydney comes to a close, Anderson stops for a moment to relish all the experiences that have taken him several steps forward in his college and personal life. He gains more motivation to finish his final academic year and is more than ready to apply the life lessons he picked up from studying abroad. He might head back one day, but until then he won't forget the Australian sunsets, skies, and beaches.

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Posted in: Sydney, Australia, Why Study Abroad

Playing the Same Tune

Jul 23, 2019 1:40:00 PM / by Dr. Michael Woolf

"Thoughts on Education Abroad" is a monthly column written by CAPA The Global Education Network's Deputy President and Chief Academic Officer Dr. Michael Woolf.

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In this month's column, Dr. Mike Woolf describes the connection and relationships between the Jewish and Black communities with music—specifically jazz music. He also shares numerous historic examples of how music represents the empathy found in each community, as well as the controversies that marginalize minorities and their shared experiences.

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Posted in: London, England, Dublin, Ireland, International Education, Sydney, Australia, Buenos Aires, Argentina, Shanghai, China, Florence, Italy, Barcelona, Spain

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