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5 Reasons Why a US Student Should Study Their Degree In The UK

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 28, 2017 12:57:00 PM

Studying abroad may seem like a costly upheaval compared to continuing higher education back home. There are, however, a host of benefits to studying in a different country. But, why choose the UK? We list 5 reasons why a North American student should take their degree across the pond…

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Topics: Undergraduate

The UK Healthcare System For US Students

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 20, 2017 1:00:00 AM

Healthcare in the UK is a whole other ballgame to North America. The National Healthcare System (NHS) gives UK residents access to full healthcare for free, plus subsidized dental and prescription coverage. But, how is it free? Well, it technically isn’t; part of Britons’ income tax pays for the NHS, so that all residents can benefit from the healthcare provided.

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Topics: Undergraduate

Top Tips To Study Abroad In The UK Safely

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 13, 2017 1:00:00 AM

One aspect of studying abroad our students and parents ask us about is the safety of the university and town they will be moving to. Of course, in any country there are places that are more safe than others, but generally the UK is known to be a safe place to live and study. It’s always an option to ask the universities for any safety precautions put in place around campus, such as emergency call boxes, all night university transportation and so on.

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Topics: Undergraduate

How A UK Degree Can Boost US Students’ Career Opportunities

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 3, 2017 1:59:38 PM

The main reason for anyone attending university, is to get one step further to achieving their desired career. It’s important to attend a university where students are not only taught skills for future jobs in their studies, but also learn from new cultural experiences, friendships, social life, and the everyday independency that may be new to the student. Studying abroad allows for these learnings on another level, and why not do that in the country that is home to top English speaking universities? We outline some more reasons of why North American students should choose the UK to study their degree…

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Topics: Undergraduate

Four considerations when deciding which UK university you should study your English degree

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Nov 30, 2016 1:53:27 PM

You enjoy reading literature as much as you love writing prose, and a career spent working with words sounds quite idyllic, but, you’re unsure which path to take next?

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Topics: Undergraduate, Graduate

How To Prepare For Studying Abroad In The UK

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Nov 29, 2016 10:35:55 AM

Have you ever thought about taking your studies to the UK? If you have, it's never too soon for you to start the planning process. By starting the preparation for studying in the UK now, your study abroad dreams could come true a lot sooner... Excited? I'm not surprised.

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Topics: Lifestyle

Introducing our 2016 -17 Across The Pond Student Ambassadors

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Sep 1, 2016 10:59:01 AM

Meet our new Across The Pond Ambassadors! We are pleased to welcome 13 of our students to write some great stories about their UK study adventures over the next academic year. But first, let’s introduce them…

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Topics: Lifestyle

Three reasons why Edinburgh Napier has the best Film Master’s Degree

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 20, 2016 8:53:29 AM

Edinburgh Napier University is an ambitious, innovative and inclusive university based in the vibrant and prospering capital of Scotland in the UK. You may be surprised to hear that the university has an acclaimed Film Master’s degree which is open to students from the USA, who can take the 12-month course starting every September.

But what makes the Film Master’s such a well-respected and successful degree? Here’s three reasons that prove is it one of the best...

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Topics: Graduate

How to become a professional fiction film maker in 12 months

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 13, 2016 4:53:25 PM

Are you thinking of fast-tracking your career into the film industry? Whether you’re looking to become the next award-winning Director or highly-acclaimed Producer, you can give your career a real boost by looking at studying a Master’s degree in Film.

Believe it or not, these types of Master’s degrees are now available to take in just 12 months, meaning you can get into the industry quicker than you expect! If you’re thinking of studying abroad, Edinburgh Napier University in the UK offers you one of the best Film Master’s degrees available.

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Topics: Graduate

An A-Z of industry phrases every Film student should know

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Apr 6, 2016 9:30:54 AM

We all know that getting into the film industry is difficult, no matter whether you want to be a producer, sound engineer or editor. Education, of course, is very important to learn skills and prove to potential employers that you have the ability to fulfil a career in the industry.

But when it comes to speaking about film in a job interview, or meeting your idol at an industry event, do you feel you would have the confidence to use and understand common industry phrases? To help you along the way, here’s an A-Z guide of the most common film phrases. Be sure to bookmark this page on your browser!

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Topics: Graduate