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

6 Things You Should Know Before Studying in Britain

Posted by Brittni Baird , ATP Advisor on Aug 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Studying in the UK is a fun and exciting adventure! Despite being part of the Commonwealth and being an English speaking country like Canada, there are still some things you should know before studying in the UK that you might not expect!

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Topics: UK Study, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland

Learn to Speak British English Before Moving to the UK

Posted by Heather Riddoch on Jun 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM

One of the biggest most potentially embarrassing differences in Canadian versus British English is the use of the term “pants”. In fact, you may want to start practicing now just to ensure you get the hang of things before you step foot in the UK and inevitably end up telling someone that you like their pants. In the UK, pants refers to underpants and only underpants. Trousers. The word you are looking for when referring to your longer leg coverings is trousers. Just keep practicing and you’ll get the hang of it. Moreover, you also shouldn’t be offended if someone asks you for a rubber. They need an erasure to fix a written mistake, they aren’t propositioning you for something else.  

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Topics: UK Study, Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Lifestyle

Why You Should Consider Studying Outside of London

Posted by Brittni Baird , ATP Advisor on Dec 28, 2017 3:00:00 PM

In today's post, advisor and team lead Brittni Baird gives the scoop on the advantages of studying outside of London.

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Topics: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Why study in the UK, scenery

Reasons to Study in Northern Ireland

Posted by Heather Riddoch, ATP Advisor on Dec 21, 2017 3:00:00 PM

In this post, advisor Heather discusses reasons to consider studying in Northern Ireland.

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Topics: Northern Ireland, Belfast, History, Politics, Why study in the UK