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Hannah Woodruff

There is no better place for Hannah Woodruff to live in the moment and get her literary fix than in London. This University of Pittsburgh student is a double major in English Literature and English Writing, and will experience being an active literary citizen this summer abroad. While she's planned for adventures around the city—with visits to museums, historical landmarks, and book events—she's not shelving the idea of spontaneity and will most likely follow her whims and fancies around the country! We'll hear from Hannah as she draws upon the magic of London and soaks in every ounce of the city.

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How One Summer Abroad Transformed My Life

Aug 2, 2019 10:22:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

For Hannah, studying abroad has made the world feel more like home. It's opened many doors for her to check off what she set out to do, and as a result it's lit a fire in her to carry on with the awe-inspiring changes in her life. She tells us what it's been like adjusting back to living in the US and what she misses most about Europe.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

6 Tips to Help Traveling Students Make the Most of Your Weekends Abroad

Jul 24, 2019 11:11:01 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

There'll always be more to do with whatever limited time you have while studying abroad, so learn to make the most of it! Hannah serves up 6 tips to help you focus on where you want to go and how to get there without sacrificing your sanity and the quality of your experience. Have a travel buddy in mind? Get them to read this too.

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

The Whole Wide Globe: Shakespeare's Legacy and London

Jul 12, 2019 10:47:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

If you want to study the life and works of William Shakespeare, then London is the place to be! Hannah writes about fulfilling her literature elective with a Shakespeare class and the chance to see his plays brought to life at the Globe and Bridge Theatre. She also explains the significance of learning about his life—from his artistry to his universality—in this very city where he lived.

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

A Literary Pilgrimage: 8 Must-See Places for Book Lovers Around London

Jun 30, 2019 10:19:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

Go beyond your favorite novels and dive into London's book paradise! Hannah checks out literary locations in London and narrows down 8 places you need to visit around the city. She includes a good variety of historical spots such as the Sherlock Holmes Museum and Jane Austen Centre to new bookstores and ones with frequent author sightings. Plus, you don't want to miss the scoop about a floating bookstore on a canal!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

On Either Side of the World: Greenwich and CAPA’s My Global City Boat Tour

Jun 21, 2019 11:18:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

If you're ever looking for a global experience in London, this Greenwich Boat Tour—highly recommended by Hannah—is it! This tour takes you out on the waters and through London, covering the recognizable and awe-inspiring sights of the city. You'll leave this experience with a new perspective of the city and a zest for your life abroad!

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Posted in: London, England, International Education

A Student’s Guide to the Parks and Gardens of London

Jun 9, 2019 11:07:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

One of the many benefits of studying abroad during the summer in London is getting to enjoy the many green spaces the city has to offer. Read more from Hannah on her 6 favorite parks and gardens in London!

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Posted in: London, England, Local Culture

Meet Hannah Woodruff: Official CAPA London Blogger Summer 2019

May 18, 2019 10:21:00 AM / by Hannah Woodruff

Meet Hannah Woodruff, an official CAPA blogger in London, England for Summer 2019:

University: University of Pittsburgh
Major: A double major in English Literature and English Writing
Study Abroad Location: London, England
Internship or volunteer placement: N/A

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Posted in: London, England

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