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

How To Make The Most Of Your Advisor During Your Visa Application

Posted by Scott Elliott on Apr 5, 2018 1:25:05 PM

Applying for your Tier 4 Student Visa can be a confusing and arduous task, and it isn’t always clear what information you need to include, and which documents you need to send in. Couple that with the fact that your application can be rejected based on an ill-prepared application, wasting both your time and money, and you’ll soon realize how stressful this process is. With the help of your advisor, however, it should be a smooth and straightforward process. We have years of experience with helping students apply for their student visas, and we’ve all gone through the process ourselves as well! So here are a few points to make the most of your advisor during your visa application: 

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Topics: UK Study, postgraduate, Undergraduate, Student Visa

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

Important FAQs for UK Study

Posted by Mackenzie Glachan, ATP Advisor on May 1, 2017 7:00:00 PM

Here are some of the most popular questions about the application process to the UK that we receive at Across The Pond...

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Topics: Graduate, Undergraduate

University Grading in the UK

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Mar 1, 2017 7:00:00 PM

One of the most common concerns Canadian students have about studying in the UK is the grading scheme, which varies considerably from the Canadian system. Indeed, navigating the UK grades can be challenging. But don't despair! Once you understand the basics, entry requirements and the grades you receive while a student make much more sense.

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Topics: Graduate, Undergraduate

5 Reasons Why a Canadian Should Study Their Degree In The UK

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 28, 2017 1:00:00 AM

Studying abroad may seem like a costly upheaval compared to continuing higher education back home. There are, however, a host of benefits to studying in a different country. But, why choose the UK? We list 5 reasons why a North American student should take their degree across the pond…

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Topics: Undergraduate

The UK Healthcare System For Canadian Students

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 20, 2017 1:00:00 AM

Healthcare in the UK is a whole other ballgame to North America. The National Healthcare System (NHS) gives UK residents access to full healthcare for free, plus subsidized dental and prescription coverage. But, how is it free? Well, it technically isn’t; part of Britons’ income tax pays for the NHS, so that all residents can benefit from the healthcare provided.

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Topics: Undergraduate

Top Tips To Study Abroad In The UK Safely

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 13, 2017 1:00:00 AM

One aspect of studying abroad our students and parents ask us about is the safety of the university and town they will be moving to. Of course, in any country there are places that are more safe than others, but generally the UK is known to be a safe place to live and study. It’s always an option to ask any preferred universities for any safety precautions put in place around campus, such as emergency call boxes, all night university transportation and so on.

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Topics: Undergraduate

How A UK Degree Can Boost Canadian Students’ Career Opportunities

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Feb 3, 2017 1:57:13 PM

The main reason for anyone attending university, is to get one step further to achieving their desired career. It’s important to attend a university where students are not only taught skills for future jobs in their studies, but also learn from new cultural experiences, friendships, social life, and the everyday independency that may be new to the student. Studying abroad allows for these learnings on another level, and why not do that in the country home that is to top English speaking universities? We outline some more reasons of why North American students should choose the UK to study their degree…

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Topics: Undergraduate

Tips to Choosing a UK Degree and University

Posted by Brittni Baird , ATP Advisor on Jan 1, 2017 7:00:00 PM

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Topics: Graduate, Undergraduate

Things to Remember When Applying to the UK

Posted by The ATP Advisors on Aug 12, 2016 1:59:57 PM

Are you stuck on where to start in your UK university application? Fear not! We have listed some helpful tips for you to keep note of when applying to study in the UK.

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Topics: Graduate, Undergraduate