CAPA's Global Perspectives on Public Relations and Advocacy winter program, offered in partnership with Emerson College, offers a curriculum that examines issues related to public relations and advocacy work in Sydney and beyond. Hear from experts on relevant issues such as sustainability, crisis communications, and social media.
Activities may include tours of NSW Parliament, Sydney Olympic Park/ANZ Stadium, and the Sydney Opera House. Plus, enjoy a New Year's Eve dinner celebration in Sydney and a day excursion to the Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park.
Explore global perspectives on issues related to public relations.
CAPA program fees are comprehensive and include tuition, housing, excursions, My Global City events and activities, 24/7 emergency support, insurance, and more!
Earn 4 credits. Credits are issued by Emerson College.
Live in a self-catered, shared apartment within commuting distance to the CAPA center.
A local transit pass is provided for the duration of the program.
Enjoy a New Year's Eve dinner celebration in Sydney and a day excursion to the Blue Mountains and Featherdale Wildlife Park.
Meet with experts in the areas of public relations and advocacy.
Activities may include tours of NSW Parliament, Sydney Olympic Park/ANZ Stadium, and the Sydney Opera House.
CAPA provides comprehensive support services for students to utilize during their time in Sydney. The team is available throughout the duration of the program to assist and support students 24/7 with any emergency situations. Students will also have access to the Guardian study abroad safety app which includes emergency assistance and other support resources.
As a student in our program, you’ll receive our medical, travel, and accident insurance.
CAPA is committed to the health and wellness of our students while they are studying abroad in Sydney. We maintain a comprehensive health and safety plan to ensure a safe and productive learning experience, and provide a variety of health and wellness tools and resources.
This course will introduce a condensed historical/rhetorical account of how public relations strategy, policy, and public advocacy have shaped the United States and beyond. Students will develop an understanding of what it means to be engaged in the processes of public policy and public relations from a global perspective; explore readings, artefacts, and theories associated with public relations to address historical and contemporary issues of rhetoric, governance, and crisis communication; and investigate ethical and intersectional public advocacy to gain insight into struggles surrounding the meaning(s) of truth, power, and civic engagement.
SDNY COMM 3323