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

6 Things You Should Know Before Studying in Britain

Posted by Brittni Baird , ATP Advisor on Aug 24, 2018 9:00:00 AM

Studying in the UK is a fun and exciting adventure! Despite being part of the Commonwealth and being an English speaking country like Canada, there are still some things you should know before studying in the UK that you might not expect!

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Topics: UK Study, England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland

Learn to Speak British English Before Moving to the UK

Posted by Heather Riddoch on Jun 6, 2018 5:00:00 AM

One of the biggest most potentially embarrassing differences in Canadian versus British English is the use of the term “pants”. In fact, you may want to start practicing now just to ensure you get the hang of things before you step foot in the UK and inevitably end up telling someone that you like their pants. In the UK, pants refers to underpants and only underpants. Trousers. The word you are looking for when referring to your longer leg coverings is trousers. Just keep practicing and you’ll get the hang of it. Moreover, you also shouldn’t be offended if someone asks you for a rubber. They need an erasure to fix a written mistake, they aren’t propositioning you for something else.  

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Topics: UK Study, Scotland, England, Wales, Northern Ireland, Lifestyle

Top 7 best castles and Estates In Britain

Posted by Mackenzie Glachan, ATP Advisor on May 3, 2018 2:00:00 PM

The UK is known for its magnificent castles and sprawling estates. There are too many to possibly list here, but we will start with our top 7!

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Topics: Castle, England, Wales, Scotland, travel, scenery

5 reasons You Should Study in Wales

Posted by Mackenzie Glachan, ATP Advisor on Apr 12, 2018 10:03:00 AM

Wales is a beautiful and seriously underrated country! Read on for ATP’s top five reasons you should study in Wales.

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Topics: Wales, Sightseeing, scenery, UK Study, Why study in the UK, travel

Why You Should Consider Studying Outside of London

Posted by Brittni Baird , ATP Advisor on Dec 28, 2017 3:00:00 PM

In today's post, advisor and team lead Brittni Baird gives the scoop on the advantages of studying outside of London.

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Topics: England, Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland, Why study in the UK, scenery