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Study Across The Pond Canada Blog | Advice and guidance for Canadians wanting to study in Britain

Christmas in Edinburgh

Posted by Lauren Cameron on Dec 15, 2018 12:00:00 PM

If there is one thing Scotland does right, it’s Christmas Markets.

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Topics: Sightseeing, Christmas, UK Study, Scotland, Student Ambassador

The Christmas Season in England

Posted by Josephine Gaupholm on Dec 30, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Christmas in England is unlike anything I have ever experienced. Say what you will, but Brits know how to do Christmas. By mid-November the lights go up, the markets roll into town, and the carolers take to the streets. Before you know it it’s December and the holidays are right around the corner. I decided early in the year that I wasn’t going to go home for Christmas, but many international students do go home, but whether you are staying or going there are plenty of must dos during the Christmas season.

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Topics: Christmas, England, Leeds, London

Celebrating Christmas in Scotland

Posted by Hailey Mason on Dec 26, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Christmas is largely celebrated in Canada. When November hits, we settle into the familiar pattern of holiday music, decorations, and classic Christmas movies that seem to play on every channel. If you’re worried about a shortage of festivity in the UK, fear not. Christmas is equally as popular in the UK, if not more popular.

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Topics: Christmas, University of Aberdeen, Scotland

Bringing the Figgy Pudding: The Christmas Season in London

Posted by Hayley Fortini on Dec 23, 2017 12:00:00 PM

First of all, let me say Merry Christmas to all! December can be a busy time for everyone, but I know this
is especially true for students! With classes coming to an end stress levels seem to continually rise with
every final assignment and exam that comes our way.

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Topics: Christmas, London, Brunel