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Makenna Sturgeon

Makenna Sturgeon (she/her/hers) is a Journalism major from University of Colorado Boulder and will be studying Political Science in London this upcoming semester. She is curious about a new life away from her home and can't wait to fall in love with this experience. While studying, she strives to explore new parts of the city, gain a better understanding of what everyday life is like in London, and visit new countries when she can. See what awaits her in London and more!

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Experiencing Two Sides of History at Stonehenge & Bath, UK

Oct 1, 2019 9:52:15 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Makenna takes advantage of the CAPA excursion to Stonehenge and Bath that's included in our London Program and shares with you how the experience gave her the opportunity to compare two very different types of historic landmarks!

There’s something new to do in London every weekend, but studying abroad means there are chances to see places outside of the city too. CAPA offers a range of excursions and My Global City events that take place inside and out of London. I’ve found that taking advantage of these are a great way to explore and stay within the constraints of a budget. 

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

How to Feel at Home While Studying Abroad in London

Sep 12, 2019 11:35:00 AM / by Makenna Sturgeon

How do you find a sense of community and belongingness in a bustling city? Makenna writes about why she chose to study abroad in London and how she's carved out a "me place" to spend some alone time in her neighborhood. Read on and find out tips on how to bask in both the busyness and stillness of London.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Meet Makenna Sturgeon: Official CAPA London Blogger Fall 2019

Aug 17, 2019 3:30:00 PM / by Makenna Sturgeon

Meet Makenna Sturgeon, an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Fall 2019:

University: University of Colorado Boulder
Major: Journalism
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: N/A

What are you most excited for during your study abroad semester?
I’m excited to be introduced to new cultures and a new way of life. I’m really interested in wellness trends, and have found that Europe follows those trends much more differently than the United States does. I’m looking forward to trying new, healthy foods made with different ingredients and talking to people who actually live there about what they do to stay comfortable during their day-to-day life. I’m also really excited to travel because it’s so much easier to travel to different countries over there.

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Posted in: London, England

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