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

Befriending Other International Students

Posted by Loleini Williams on Feb 26, 2018 12:00:00 PM

One of my favourite parts about studying in the UK is meeting other international students. And while it’s absolutely important to make friends with locals, I find that international students tend to gravitate towards one another. Here are a few reasons why.

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Topics: Sightseeing, England, scenery, travel, Societies

4 Tips for Making Friends in the UK

Posted by Josephine Gaupholm on Feb 23, 2018 12:00:00 PM

I have always envied the people who can enter new situations and immediately become best friends with someone else. Although I like to think of myself as friendly, it always takes me a bit of time and multiple interactions to form a close and lasting relationship, making travelling across the world, away from my friends and family quite intimidating. Would people like me? Would I make friends? Would I find travel buddies to pop over to Europe with? Would I have people to grab a coffee or pint with on a Friday? If you are also agonizing over these types of questions, let me assure you that the answer to all them is a resounding yes! But if my word is simply not enough, let me highlight a few tips to make the friend-making process a little easier.

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Topics: Sightseeing, Leeds, scenery, travel, Arrival, Societies, England, Student Ambassador, Lifestyle