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

Moving to London

Posted by Baltej Puneet Dhanoya on Oct 26, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Dreaming about this one stage in my life for the past few years and having it come to fruition as I arrived in London, this was a new beginning and chapter of my life. I know, it sounds pretty climatic and it was (I’d like to think so). While saying goodbyes to my family and friends was difficult, the biggest challenge in moving countries was surprisingly not obtaining the visa or the first few days at university – it was about my outlook on this new move. Personally, moving to London was more than just an educational decision, I wanted to study abroad for the memories and new experiences that it would entail. As such, I learned that you have to be genuinely excited and open for this new change!

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Topics: Sightseeing, solo, UK Study, Harry Potter, Why study in the UK, Law, finance, travel, Arrival, Student Ambassador, London

Working Part-Time in the UK

Posted by Hailey Mason on Mar 21, 2018 12:00:00 PM

Part-time work has always been a priority for me. Everyone has their preferences, but I believe part-time work is essential while studying. Even one shift per week can make you feel more independent and confident with your financial situation; a part-time job provides you with spending money, funds for groceries, and even spare cash for a coffee in the morning.

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Topics: Scotland, University of Aberdeen, money, finance, part-time work

Student housing in London

Posted by Loleini Williams on Mar 16, 2018 12:00:00 PM

The housing situation in London was one of my main hesitations when I considered moving to the city. It’s intimidating to face as a young student, especially if you’re on a budget (like me). The good news is that tens of thousands of students navigate this process in London every year, and it shouldn’t be a deterrent for living in one of the best cities in the world. To help prepare you, I’ve rounded up some of your options and the most helpful information for conquering the London housing market.

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Topics: Queen Mary University of London, London, finance, England, Student, Student Ambassador, Lifestyle

Why I Chose to Study in the UK

Posted by Hayley Fortini on Oct 25, 2017 1:26:57 PM

“A comfort zone is a beautiful place, but nothing ever grows there.” – Unknown

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Topics: Master, postgraduate, money, finance, scholarships, taught master's, travel