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

Preparing for exams

Posted by Loleini Williams on May 16, 2018 1:44:09 PM

Things you can do throughout your year to prepare for exams

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Topics: Quiz, London, Student Ambassador, Student, Queen Mary University of London, Classes, Law, UK Study

Things To do in your spare time in the UK

Posted by Loleini Williams on Apr 10, 2018 12:00:00 PM

There are endless ways to fill your spare time as a student in London. Every week I discover new things and new places that are off the beaten track. I study and live in East London, so I admit that I’m partial to this side of the city – but there are great things to explore all across the tube network.

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Topics: London, Student Ambassador, Queen Mary University of London, Why study in the UK, British Traditions, UK Study, Sightseeing

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

Grading in the UK

Posted by Loleini Williams on Dec 8, 2017 12:00:00 PM

There are plenty of differences between the UK and Canadian education systems, but maybe the biggest change is the grading system. I’ve written up a short list to help prepare you for your first day because Canadians tend to get a little surprised when they encounter the syllabus for the first time. The course requirements will vary by academic department and university, but below are the big differences I’ve discovered in my first few months in the UK.

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Topics: London, Queen Mary University of London, Why study in the UK

Why I Chose to Study Law in the UK- Loleini

Posted by Loleini Williams on Oct 30, 2017 6:29:13 PM

                   Photo: Oxford St. (London) at Sunset

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Topics: London, Queen Mary University of London, Law, Why study in the UK

My First Days in the UK: Adjusting to Uni

Posted by Loleini Williams on Oct 11, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Meet Loleini, one of our bloggers for the 2017-2018 academic year! Loleini is studying at Queen Mary University of London (QMUL)

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Topics: Graduate, London, Arrival, orientation, postgraduate, Queen Mary University of London