One of the most common concerns Canadian students have about studying in the UK is the grading scheme, which varies considerably from the Canadian system. Indeed, navigating the UK grades can be challenging. But don't despair! Once you understand the basics, entry requirements and the grades you receive while a student make much more sense.
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…
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.
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 any preferred universities for any safety precautions put in place around campus, such as emergency call boxes, all night university transportation and so on.
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 home that is to top English speaking universities? We outline some more reasons of why North American students should choose the UK to study their degree…
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…
Are you stuck on where to start in your UK university application? Fear not! We have listed some helpful tips for you to keep note of when applying to study in the UK.
While the vast majority of scholarships for universities are administered directly by specific departments within the universities themselves, external scholarships exist that can be applied for in order to assist your Master’s studies.
While the weather is getting colder, Christmas season in London is just warming up, and it has been said that there is nothing more festive than London at Christmas. So, as a Canadian student studying in London, you’ll be right in the centre of all the Christmas action. But what is worth seeing?
First-hand knowledge of another culture can be crucial in business. If you’re looking to study an International Management Degree, you’re already aware of this.