Ellen Anderson

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How CAPA Programs Inform You About Diverse Global Realities

Dec 12, 2018 10:30:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen Anderson discusses a My Global Cities event she attended by Dr. Fiona McEwen on the effect of war and displacement on the mental health of Syrian refugee children living in Lebanon, and discusses how learning more about this topic impacts her own perspectives.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education, My Global City

Highlights from a Trip to Dublin, Ireland

Dec 5, 2018 10:14:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen Anderson ventures to Dublin and Howth, Ireland for the weekend and takes us along for the trip. Watch for more of her weekend full of Irish Adventures.

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Posted in: Travel, Must Do, Dublin, Ireland

Things to Do on a Day Trip to Brighton

Nov 28, 2018 10:19:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen gives us a tour of the charming city of Brighton, England. After an hour and half on the train, Ellen shares her recommendations for what to see and where to go in this beach town during the off-season!

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Posted in: London, England, Must Do, Local Culture

Top 10 Things to Do in London That You Won't Regret

Nov 21, 2018 10:52:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen shares her top 10 list of what to do during a semester in London, from her recommendations for what neighborhoods to check out to her tips on how make the most of your time abroad. 

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Posted in: London, England, Must Do, Local Culture

Travel Stories and Tips from CAPA's London Students - Fall 2018

Nov 14, 2018 10:35:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen interviews a group of CAPA London students on where they've traveled during their semester abroad. The students share stories, favorite places, challenges they've faced, and tips they have for students looking to study abroad with CAPA and travel next semester. 

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Posted in: London, England, Tips, Travel, Activities Abroad

A CAPA Team Member and Student Talk About Life in London

Nov 7, 2018 12:33:00 PM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen is interviewed by Andrew Rose, an internship coordinator at CAPA London, and discusses the differences between London and the US, the convenience of the Tube, meeting locals in London, and even social cultures in the workplace.

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Posted in: London, England, London Interview, Interviews, Study Abroad, Internships in London, Reflection, Personal Learning

CAPA London Students on their Internships

Oct 24, 2018 10:43:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen interviews two other CAPA London students about their internships with a tech startup and a handbag designer in London, what the internships are like, and their advice for students considering internship placements. 

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Posted in: London, England, Internships in London, Internships Abroad

Eating as a Student in London

Oct 17, 2018 11:30:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen Anderson discusses her grocery shopping and eating habits as a student studying abroad in London, including cost-effective, go-to grocery stores Sainsbury's and Tesco, as well as a few of her favorite restaurants!

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Posted in: London, England, Food in London, Shopping Abroad, Food Abroad

A Field Trip To Abbey Road & Camden

Oct 10, 2018 12:57:00 PM / by Ellen Anderson

In this week's post, Ellen Anderson introduces you to CAPA faculty Dr. Richard Maguire and takes you along on his class field trip to Abbey Road and Camden to discuss the history of British subculture in those neighborhoods.

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Posted in: London, England, Academics Abroad, Classes in London

Fall 2018: A Day in the Life of a CAPA London Student

Oct 3, 2018 11:30:00 AM / by Ellen Anderson

Ellen Anderson

Ellen Anderson is an official CAPA vlogger for fall 2018, sharing her story in weekly posts on CAPA World. A Child Psychology major at  University of Minnesota - Twin Cities, she is studying abroad in London this semester.

In this week's post, Ellen takes us through a day in her life in London. From her morning commute on the Tube, a tour of the CAPA London center and picking up lunch at the nearby Sainsbury's, to having a potluck with friends, see what daily life on a CAPA London program is actually like!

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Thanks, Ellen!

Ellen's journey continues every Wednesday so stay tuned.

Learn More about the CAPA London Program

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Posted in: London, England, Day in the Life, Shopping Abroad, Food in London, Commuting in London

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