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

Celebrating Christmas in Scotland

Posted by Hailey Mason on Dec 26, 2017 1:00:00 PM

Christmas is largely celebrated in Canada. When November hits, we settle into the familiar pattern of holiday music, decorations, and classic Christmas movies that seem to play on every channel. If you’re worried about a shortage of festivity in the UK, fear not. Christmas is equally as popular in the UK, if not more popular.

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Topics: Scotland, University of Aberdeen, Christmas

Why I chose to study in the UK

Posted by Hailey Mason on Nov 16, 2017 10:44:34 PM

Since high school, I wanted to move to Vancouver. That was my end-goal. I planned to finish my Bachelor’s degree in Toronto and then move across the country to B.C. for my Master’s. For years, I told everyone that I was moving to Vancouver after I graduated. I wanted to study at UBC or Simon Fraser, ski in the Rockies, hike, and visit hip vegetarian restaurants. My plan was set in stone, or so I thought.

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Topics: Scotland, University of Aberdeen, Why study in the UK

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