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

5 Christmas experiences every Canadian student should have while studying in London

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Dec 21, 2015 11:30:00 PM

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?

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5 Great Ways Canadian Students Can Record Their UK University Experience

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Dec 7, 2015 5:30:00 PM

If studying in the UK is something that you’re considering, you need to have a cool and quirky way of documenting every part of your experience – something that you will enjoy looking back on years and years after your experience has ended.

We have come up with 5 great ways that Canadian students can record their UK university experience, just so you can be a little bit different…

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Canadian Student's Guide to Becoming a Londoner in 3 steps

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Nov 30, 2015 6:00:00 PM

As a Canadian student living in London, in some ways you’ll be ahead of the game as you’ve already stepped out of your comfort zone to embrace life in a new culture.  However, as much as you’ll be ahead, you may also be a bit behind when it comes to transitioning to the London way of doing things. We’ve compiled these 3 steps as a guide to becoming a Londoner that you can take to transform from Canadian student to Londoner in one smooth transition:

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5 Unconventional Ways Canadian Students studying in the uk Can Explore London

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Nov 23, 2015 6:00:00 PM

Don’t want to be a typical tourist when studying in London? Don’t fancy being stuck in bustling streets with commuters, competing for pavement space? Then you’re in the right place. This post gives you ALL the inside information that as a Canadian student in the UK, you need to know.

Here are the 5 unconventional ways Canadian students studying in the UK explore London:

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Ten Best Places To Eat In London According To Canadian Students

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Nov 2, 2015 5:30:00 PM

London has so many amazing eateries; it’s rather difficult to choose just ten places. However, students have listed the top picks they will surely be craving once they move back to Canada.

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Canadian student Quiz: Which London University Should You Study At?

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Sep 28, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Are you unsure about which London university you wish to attend? Take our Canadian student quiz to see which educational establishment is the right one for you...

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Stereotypes Of London Every Canadian Student Will Understand

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Sep 27, 2015 1:00:00 PM

Over the years, inaccurate stereotypes of London and the UK in the popular media have led to all kinds of stereotypes with which many Canadians may be familiar with and even believe.

While it’s true most stereotypes have some kind of factual basis, as insignificant or minute as these may be, it is also true that they, like rumours, tend to snowball and get blown out of proportion. Consider the following stereotypes that Canadians will likely know, as well as some of the likely origins for them.

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10 Etiquette Rules Every Canadian Student In London Needs To Know

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Sep 23, 2015 1:00:00 PM

While Canada and the UK are actually quite similar when it comes to many 'social cues', there are a few points of British “etiquette” that are good to remember when moving to the UK. Given the heightened social experience of life in London, it is especially important to be cognizant of the people around you and what is considered acceptable behaviour. Below are a few key points of British etiquette to help you adjust to your new surroundings:

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12 Unique Experiences Canadian Students Should Try in London

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Sep 22, 2015 1:00:00 PM

You have surely heard about the usual tourist sites in London: Big Ben, Buckingham Palace, the London Eye, just to name a few! However, London is not just a compilation of sites; rather, it is truly an experience. Canadian students break down their favourite London experiences in a 12-part list, for your reading pleasure. Here are experiences Canadian students should try in London:

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