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

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

Quirky Study Spots in London You Have to Visit

Posted by Mackenzie Glachan, ATP Advisor on Feb 21, 2018 5:00:00 AM

London is well known for having many famous tourist attractions, however the city also has a reputation for unique and quirky spots that can be found off the beaten track! Once you’ve checked Big Ben and the Tower of London off your list, try visiting some of these hidden gems!

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Topics: London, travel, British Traditions, Sightseeing

5 Reasons You Should Study in Scotland

Posted by Brittni Baird , ATP Advisor on Dec 7, 2017 3:00:00 PM

Today's blog post is written by Brittni Baird, a Student Advisor and Team Lead at Across the Pond. Brittni studied at University of Stirling and is therefore our resident Scotland expert!

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Topics: Undergraduate, travel, Scotland, taught master's, Master's

Why I chose to study in the UK - Josie

Posted by Josephine Gaupholm on Nov 24, 2017 12:00:00 PM

“Life is a book, and those who don’t travel read only one page” St. Augustine


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Topics: England, travel, Why study in the UK

How to travel during your studies

Posted by Loleini Williams on Nov 13, 2017 12:00:00 PM
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Topics: travel, Why study in the UK, Europe

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, travel, postgraduate, money, finance, scholarships, taught master's

My First Days in the UK: Adjusting to Scotland

Posted by Hailey Mason on Oct 13, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Meet Hailey, one of our bloggers for the 2017-2018 academic year.  Hailey is studying at the University of Aberdeen.

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Topics: Arrival, travel, orientation, Scotland, University of Aberdeen, Classes