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ACROSS THE POND GUIDE 2021
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
PRACTICAL INFORMATION              PAGE
Why should you choose us?          3
What do you need to apply?         4
How do we help you?                7
Meet the team                      9
Map of universities                11
Types of study                     12
Studying Law in the UK             14

                                                                                        WHY SHOULD YOU
Studying Physiotherapy in the UK   16
Costs and Funding                  18
Housing                            20

                                                                                        CHOOSE THE UK AND
Student experiences                22

UNIVERSITIES IN SCOTLAND
University of Aberdeen             26

                                                                                        ACROSS THE POND?
University of Dundee               28
Edinburgh Napier University        30
Heriot-Watt University             32
Robert Gordon University           34
University of Stirling             36
University of Strathclyde          38
                                                                                        The advisors at Across the Pond are UK study experts and have helped
UNIVERSITIES IN WALES
                                                                                        thousands of North American students. We work with more than 50
Aberystwyth University             40
Bangor University                  42                                                   UK universities, and many of our partner universities are among the best
Cardiff University                 44                                                   in Great Britain and Northern Ireland. Whether it is applying to under-
University of South Wales          46                                                   graduate or postgraduate programs at our partner universities in the UK,
Swansea University                 48
                                                                                        we ensure each student is best matched in terms of their academic and
UNIVERSITIES IN N. IRELAND		                                                            personal goals.
Queen’s University Belfast 50
                                                                                        All Across the Pond advisors have studied in the UK and can vouch for
UNIVERSITIES IN ENGLAND
University of Brighton             52                                                   the excellence of a UK study experience! We can help you throughout
University of Chester              54                                                   the application process from choosing the right programs and universi-
University for the Creative Arts   56
                                                                                        ties for you, to helping you gather the required application materials,
De Montfort University             58
University of Derby                60                                                   all the way to providing guidance for the visa application process.
Durham University                  62                                                   Our commitment is to provide students with a free, personalized and
University of East Anglia          64                                                   comprehensive service to help them achieve their ambitions of studying
University of Essex                66
University of Exeter               68
                                                                                        in Britain
Falmouth University                70
University of Hertfordshire        72
                                                                                        We work very closely with our partner universities and know the avail-
University of Huddersfield         74                                                   able subjects, admissions requirements very well, which ensures that
University of Kent                 76                                                   students have strong odds of admission to the universities they apply to.
University of Law                  78
                                                                                        Nearly every student will get into UK universities with our support.
University of Leeds                80
Leeds Beckett University           82
                                                                                        This brochure gives you the perfect starting point for your application
University of Leicester            84
University of Liverpool            86                                                   process for studies in the UK. Here you find information about:
Loughborough University            88
Newcastle University               90                                                   •   Bachelor and Master’s programs (including Law)
Oxford Brookes University          92                                                   •   Information about our Partner Universities
Royal Agricultural University      94                                                   •   Funding details
Royal Holloway                     96
University of Sheffield            98
                                                                                        •   Accommodation Information
Solent University                  100                                                  •   A breakdown of the Application Process
University of Southampton          102
University of Surrey               104                                                  To start your own UK adventure, contact your Across the Pond advisor,
University of Sussex               106                                                  or visit our website to register with an advisor today!
University of Winchester           108
University of Worcester            110                                                  We look forward to hearing from you!
University of York                 112

UNIVERSITIES IN LONDON
Brunel University London           114                                                  Best Wishes from all of us at Across the Pond
City, University of London         116
Goldsmiths, University of London   118
Kingston University                120
London Metropolitan University     122
Middlesex University               124
Queen Mary University of London    126
Regent’s Univesrity London         128
University of Roehampton           130
SOAS                               132

STUDY OVERVIEW                     134

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                                                                                                                                                                                I remember asking over and over again if there

WHAT DO YOU NEED TO APPLY?                                                                                                                                                      was a fee to pay because I couldn’t believe such
                                                                                                                                                                                a great service was free of charge. From the very
We have 15 years of experience with the application system in the UK, and by utilizing our tailored application                                                                 start, my adviser was there to guide me. He helped
system, we ensure that the application process goes smoothly. If you have already started the process yourself, you can                                                         me explore program options all over the UK. When
still get an Across the Pond advisor who can review and edit your application.
                                                                                                                                                                                I decided on a few, he helped me prepare my
For a bachelor’s or law                                                       For a master’s                                                                                    application for each school and went through it to
application you need:                                                         application you need:
                                                                                                                                                                                make sure it was accurate.
  A personal statement                                                         A personal statement for each program—your advisor                                               				                      		                     Ahmad
  A letter of reference from a teacher/professor                              will guide you!
  Transcripts from high school and any post-secondary                          Two academic letters of recommendation
studies completed                                                              Transcript
  Diploma (degree certificate)* from any post-secondary                        Diploma (degree certificate)*
programs completed                                                             Résumé or CV

*You do not need a final diploma to apply for studies in the UK. Once you graduate, we will submit a diploma to your final university choice as needed.

ADMISSIONS REQUIREMENTS
University admissions is almost always subject to certain                     you are applying to the universities best suited to your
grade point average requirements. For some programs an                        marks.
interview, portfolio, or audition is also required.
                                                                              Letter(s) of recommendation, relevant experience and
Universities in the UK operate on a different grading                         personal statements are also significant admissions
system from North American universities. Additionally,                        factors.
with the different GPA scales used throughout Canada,
it can be complicated to understand the exact grade                           We ensure that your application materials meet the
conversions. This is where Across the Pond comes in! We                       standard expected by UK admissions, and work with you
are very familiar with the UK grading system as well as                       to present your qualifications in as effective a manner as
the various Canadian GPA scales and can ensure that                           possible.

LANGUAGE REQUIREMENTS
Most Canadian nationals will automatically meet English language requirements, especially if they are native English
speakers and/or have been primarily taught in English. Students from Quebec may be required to take IELTS exams.
If you hold a passport from a country that does not have English as its primary language, you may also be required
to take IELTS exams. Your advisor will be able to assist you and work with the universities that you apply to in order to
determine your particular requirements.

APPLICATION DEADLINES
Apply Early! We recommend applying by Mid-January for your best chance at acceptance. Though most programs
accept applications until June for an autumn start, application in the UK take place on a rolling basis; that means, the
earlier you apply, the greater chance you have of receiving an offer. As well, this leaves plenty of time to get in scholar-
ship applications. Certain Undergraduate programs also have strict deadlines; for medicine and veterinary science, the
deadline is the 15 October. Some competitive law programs have a 15 January deadline, and the formal deadline
for international undergraduate applications is 30 June, though waiting this long could result in programs being full. For
Postgraduate programs, more competitive programs like physiotherapy and psychology have unique deadlines from
January to June, so make sure to ask your advisor to ensure you meet these! The earlier you apply, the lower the chance
of missing a deadline, and the more options you have.
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Conwy Castle, Wales

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       Living in London is truly a once in a lifetime
       experience as well. Public transportation
       is easily accessible all across London,
       which makes it so easy for sightseeing and
       travelling from different parts of London.

                                                 Jessica                                             HOW DO WE HELP?
                                                                                                     • When you contact us, you will be assigned a personal student advisor,
                                                                                                     who has also studied in the UK. Your advisor will help you through the whole
                                                                                                     application process and will be your primary point of contact.

                                                                                                     • Your advisor will help you find the universities best suited to your academic
                                                                                                     interests and background as well as your personal/extra-curricular preferenc-
                                                                                                     es.

                                                                                                     • You will receive help with your personal statement. We will also provide in-
                                                                                                     structions for gathering your application materials, including your reference(s).

                                                                                                     • We complete bachelor’s (UCAS), Law (UCAS), and Master’s applications
                                                                                                     on your behalf.

                                                                                                     • We have direct contacts at each university. In some cases, we can get an
                                                                                                     idea as to whether you’d be admitted to your favorite university before even
                                                                                                     applying! We will also follow up your application after it is submitted. This
                                                                                                     will strengthen your chances of admission.

                                                                                                     • If you’d like to visit any universities, we can help you arrange a tour as well
                                                                                                     as meeting with international admissions and academics as available.

                                                                                                     • We provide general guidance regarding student accommodation and can
                                                                                                     give you an overview of what it costs to study and live in the UK.

                                                                                                     • We help you determine your funding options and identify scholarship
                                                                                                     opportunities.

                                                                                                     Ask your advisor for more information.

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“                                                                MEET THE TEAM!
My favourite aspects from working with
Across the Pond is that the advisers
genuinely care about the students                                All of us who work at Across the Pond have studied in the UK. We can answer any questions that you may have about
and what kind of experience they are                             studying in the United Kingdom.

hoping for in University in the UK
                                                                                                 Heather                                                Scott                                              Mackenzie
                                   Jessica                                                       Riddoch                                                Elliott                                            Glachan
                                                                                                 Manager                                                Senior                                             Senior
                                                                                                                                                        Student                                            Student
                                                                                                                                                        Advisor                                            Advisor

                                                                 “ “ “
                                                                 Heather graduated with an Hons. Bachelor of            Scott graduated from Carleton University in 2011     Mackenzie completed her Master’s Degree in
                                                                 Health Sciences from the University of Ottawa in       with a Bachelor’s in Physics and Mathematics.        Nineteenth Century Studies at King’s College London
                                                                 2012. She then completed her MA in the History of      He attended the Queen Mary University of             from 2014-2015. She began working for Across the
                                                                 Medicine at Oxford Brookes, focusing her research      London and graduated in 2015 with an MSc in          Pond as a Recruitment Assistant in October 2015,
                                                                 on the history of sex education at the Toronto Board   Astrophysics, using his time there to tour England   and has been an Advisor since 2016. She loves
                                                                 of Education.                                          and Scotland. He now helps students further their    sharing her experience with those who are eager to
                                                                                                                        academic careers at UK universities.                 study in the UK.

                                                                 Completing my Master’s                                 Living and studying in                               I had so many incredible
                                                                 gave me a greater sense                                the UK was a horizon                                 experiences in the UK, from
                                                                 of accomplishment than                                 broadening experience.                               university to jobs, and met
                                                                 I had ever imagined and                                I got to travel throughout                           amazing people with whom
                                                                 getting to live in Oxford                              Europe and earned a                                  I’ve formed long lasting
                                                                 while doing so was an                                  world-class degree while                             friendships. I couldn’t have
                                                                 unparalleled opportunity.                              I was at it!                                         asked for a better year!

                                                                                                 Lauren                                                 Brittany
                                                                                                 Cameron                                                Zaiser
                                                                                                 Student                                                Student
                                                                                                 Advisor                                                Advisor

                                                                 “ “
                                                                 Lauren graduated with an Hons. Bachelor of Arts in     Brittany is from Thunder Bay, Ontario. She
                                                                 English with a minor in History from Wilfrid Laurier
                                                                 University in 2018. She then moved to Edinburgh to
                                                                                                                        completed her under-graduate degree at
                                                                                                                        Lakehead University and received a Bachelor                        SIGN UP
                                                                                                                                                                                         FOR YOUR
                                                                 complete her MSc in Publishing at Edinburgh Napier     of Arts with Honors, specializing in English. She
                                                                 University in 2018, graduating in 2019.                loves reading and has a passion for Canadian
                                                                                                                        literature. After graduating, she decided to

                                                                 Studying in the UK was
                                                                                                                        continue feeding her passion for literary studies
                                                                                                                        in the UK.                                                            OWN
                                                                 one of the most amazing
                                                                 experiences I’ve ever had;                             I found so much inspiration                                      PERSONAL
                                                                 I was able to become more
                                                                 independent and live a
                                                                                                                        while being in London and
                                                                                                                        completing my master’s                                            ADVISOR
                                                                 dream I had always had in
                                                                 a beautiful city.
                                                                                                                        degree. It changed my life
                                                                                                                        in the best possible way.
                                                                                                                                                                                            TODAY!

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                                                                          OUR PARTNER UNIVERSITIES

                                                                                                                                                                                                 University of Aberdeen
                                                                                                                                                                           ABERDEEN            Robert Gordon University

                                                                                                                                                                        DUNDEE
                                                                                                                                                                                        Univeresity of Dundee
                                                                                               University of Stirling

                                                                                                                                                 STIRLING
                                                                                                                                                                                                 Edinburgh Napier University
                                                                                    University of Strathclyde                                                    EDINBURGH                       Heriot-Watt University

                                                                                                                                                                            NEWCASTLE                      Newcastle University
                                                                                                                                                                                      DURHAM                 Durham University
                                                                                                           BELFAST

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 University of York

                                                                                                                                                                                                                     YORK               University of Leeds
                                                                                                                                                                                                    LEEDS
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        Leeds Beckett University
                                                                                                           Queen’s University Belfast                                                                                                   University of Law*
                                                                                                                                                           University of Law*     MANCHESTER
                                                                                                                                             University of Liverpool             LIVERPOOL                                                   University of Sheffield
                                                                                                                Bangor University
                                                                                                                                                                                                    SHEFFIELD
                                                                                                                                                                                   CHESTER
                                                                                                                            University of Chester                                                                                                                   University of Derby

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                                                                                                                                                                                                DERBY                                                                     De Montfort University
                                                                                                                Loughborough University                                                                                                               NORWICH             University of Leicester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                    LEICESTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       University of East Anglia
                                                                                                                                  Aberystwyth University      ABERYSTWYTH                WORCESTER
                                                                                                                               University of Worcester                                                                                                                 University of Essex

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      COLCHESTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               University of Hertfordshire
                                                                                                                                                           SWANSEA                       CIRENCESTER                                                           Oxford Brookes University
                                                                                                                Swansea University                                                                                OXFORD
                                                                                                                                                                       CARDIFF                                                                                      University for the Creative Arts
                                                                                                                                     Cardiff University
                                                                                                                                                                                                            LONDON                         CANTERBURY
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    University of Kent

         Moving to the UK has been much more                                                                                 University of South Wales                                                                                                             Royal Holloway, University of London

         than a degree for me. The postgraduate                                                                                                                                         WINCHESTER
                                                                                                                                                                                                                  BRIGHTON
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Brunel University London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    City, University of London
         department at the university is extremely
                                                                                                                                                                EXETER
                                                                                                                          University of Exeter                                                                                          University of Sussex        Goldsmiths, University of London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                             University of Brighton                 Kingston University London
         accessible and welcoming. There is an                                                                                          FALMOUTH                                                                             University of Surrey                   London Metropolitan University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Middlesex University London
                                                                                                                                                                          Royal Agricultural University
         instant connection between students                                                                                                     Falmouth University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                University of Winchester
                                                                                                                                                                                                                Solent University
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Queen Mary University of London
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    University of Law*
         and professors.                                                                                                                                                                                        University of Southampton                           Regent’s University London
                                              Zahra                                                                                                                                                                                                                 University of Roehampton
                                                                          *Please note that University
                                                                          of Law has additional locations
                                                                          across the UK

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        DEGREE PROGRAMS
        There are several types of degree programs in the UK: Foundation, Bachelor’s, LLB (Law),
        Master’s, and Doctorates or PhDs; all of which are all globally recognized qualifications.
        We are able to assist you with applications to any of these degree types!

        UNDERGRADUATE DEGREE PROGRAMS
        UK degrees tend to focus on the main degree subject from the beginning of the degree program
        and thus are more professionally oriented than the North American liberal arts education, which
        requires each student to learn a broader curriculum. For students who have a clear idea of what
        they want to study, a British degree is ideal as you are allowed to specialize in your subject area
        from the start.

        For undergraduate degrees, you can choose either a 3-year undergraduate degree in England
        and Wales and graduate with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) or Bachelor of Science (BSc), or a 4-year
        sandwich course which includes one year of professional experience in industry or a year study-
        ing abroad.

        If you choose to study in Scotland, undergraduate degrees are typically 4 years in line with the
        Canadian system. Our Scottish partners do still offer 3-year options in many subjects, your advisor
        will be able to direct you to these if that is a priority for you.”

        POSTGRADUATE PROGRAMS
        At the postgraduate level you have a choice between a taught or research-based Master’s degree
        or a PhD.

        British taught Master’s degrees have a structure that is similar to Canadian Master’s programs;
        however, the British version is arguably a bit more professionally oriented and can be completed
        in just 12 months, compared to the usual 2 years needed in North America, thus saving you time
        and money. Ph.D programs are typically 3 years long when studied full time.

        • The Taught Master’s, often called an MA (England and Wales), MLitt (Scotland) or an MSc,
        takes 12 months and is very popular with North American students. It follows the same structure
        of classroom work and some research that you would expect from a degree at home, but is more
        focused and thus shorter. In terms of recognition it is the same as a North American degree, but
        you save a year!

        • The Research-based Master’s are degrees that can be called a variety of names including MSc
        by Research, MRes, and MPhil and are normally based on a research project you undertake rath-
        er than classes you attend. Research-based Master’s usually involve working closely with a tutor
        and take around 12-18 months. Many students often begin this type of program and then transfer
        into a PhD. As with a PhD, in order to apply for a research based Master’s, you must typically
        submit a research proposal and have a strong academic background along with some research
        experience in the relevant subject.

        WHAT CAN YOU STUDY?
        There are many more study opportunities in the UK than in Canada, and many of our universities
        are among the very best in the UK in the areas of study offered. If you do not fully know what you
        want to study, we can help! We’d be happy to make suggestions based upon your academic
        background and interests. Virtually every academic subject that you can think of will be available
        in the UK.

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                                                                                                                                                                                  Studying law in the United
                                                                                                                                                                                  Kingdom has far exceeded my

  STUDYING LAW IN THE UK                                                                                                                                                          expectations and I attribute that
                                                                                                                                                                                  to the detailed information Across
   We are proud to be partnered with some of the best law schools in the country. Whether you are looking
   to study an LLB (qualifying law degree) or an LLM (Master of Laws), our UK partner universities offer plenty of
                                                                                                                                                                                  the Pond provides about their
   excellent programs. The LLB, or qualifying law degree, is the UK equivalent of a Canadian LLB or JD and is                                                                     partner institutions.
   completed at the undergraduate level. The standard LLB is a 3-year program; however, some universities offer                                                                                                    Julia
   a 2-year “graduate entry” or “senior status” LLB for students who have previously completed an undergraduate
   honours degree. Across the Pond’s expert student advisors have considerable experience in advising
   candidates on the appropriate options to select according to your academic and professional profile.

   The degrees offered at our partner universities are recognized internationally. When you return to Canada to
   start a bar admissions program you must have your UK law degree assessed by the National Committee on
   Accreditation (NCA) and obtain a Certificate of Qualification. This assessment is based on you demonstrating
   your competency in 10 core courses. UK law degrees do not generally include Canadian-specific content, so
   competency in these areas must be demonstrated through written Challenge Exams or by completing NCA-
   approved alternative courses from a Canadian Law school provider. The Challenge Exams will be based on
   self-study and can be completed at specific times each year.

   LLB DEGREE
   BENEFITS OF STUDYING LAW IN THE UK:

   • Apply for a 3-year LLB directly out of high school

   • Qualify in just 2 years with a Senior Status LLB degree (when you already have an undergraduate degree)

   • Study in the country where common law originated

   • The UK’s unique tutorial system allows you to benefit by studying in small classes with increased opportunities
     to interact with your professors

   • Comparable tuition fees to top-tier Canadian law schools

   • Work placement opportunities available at many schools

   BENEFITS OF APPLYING TO UK LAW SCHOOLS

   • No LSAT* Required

   • Apply to five law schools for only £25 (approximately $50 CAD)

   • Over 30 law school partners to choose from

   • More places available than at Canadian Law Schools

   *A few universities will require the LNAT; however, most do not have this requirement.

                                                                                                                        !
   LLM DEGREE
   A Master of Laws degree provides you with an opportunity to develop academic and professional expertise              There are changes to the regulation of legal education
   in a particular area of law. Upon completion of a 1-year LLM degree, as a legal expert/consultant, you will          taking place in the UK starting in September 2021. There
   be qualified to work in a wide range of settings including advocacy with NGOs, international relations,              will no longer be the requirement for a Qualifying Law
   government, policy advising, administration and many more.                                                           Degree in order to apply to the Legal Practice course (LPC),
                                                                                                                        but instead there will be a new process required to qualify
   If you hold an undergraduate degree already and wish to work in a field connected to Law, the LLM could              called the Solicitor’s Qualifying Examination (SQE). These
   also be a viable option for you (though, it will not qualify you to practice law).                                   changes are being introduced with a transition period so,
                                                                                                                        if you apply to begin your studies in September 2021,
   Find out what Law degrees are available. Contact Across the Pond for more information.                               your degree will fall under the previous system and you can
                                                                                                                        follow the current qualification process.

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“
My degree gives me
a new, international,
perspective to healthcare.
This perspective is
attractive to employers
who are used to seeing
                                                                                PHYSIOTHERAPY
candidates with
Canadian degrees. My
                                                                                DEGREES
degree also is a great                                                          A qualifying degree in physiotherapy is offered at both the undergraduate level
                                                                                and postgraduate level by universities in the UK.
conversation piece
for my patients that I
                                                                                MSC PHYSIOTHERAPY (PRE-REGISTRATION)
see everyday, who are
intrigued to see how their                                                      Most Canadians who have decided to pursue a career in physiotherapy make
                                                                                that decision while completing an undergraduate degree in a relevant subject,
life is different from those                                                    such as Human Kinesiology, Health Science, or Biological Science. These
in another country.                                                             students can apply for a 2-year MSc Physiotherapy (pre-registration) at a UK
                                                                                university. Applying to an MSc Physiotherapy degree in the UK is competitive,
                         Liam
                                                                                but interested applicants should have confidence knowing that their application
                                                                                will be assessed holistically and that they will have the opportunity, and even be
                                                                                expected, to demonstrate their relevant practical experience and understanding
                                                                                of the discipline in addition to their GPA.

                                                                                Each MSc Physiotherapy application is unique and has its own requirements
                                                                                for the personal statement and demonstrating the skills required to be a
                                                                                physiotherapist. Working with an Across the Pond advisor will help ensure that
                                                                                you are highlighting your skills in a manner that will give you your best odds of
                                                                                admission.

                                                                                BSC PHYSIOTHERAPY
                                                                                Students can also apply for a BSc Physiotherapy which would only require an
                                                                                additional year of study at most universities. Students who complete the BSc
                                                                                Physiotherapy in the UK will graduate as a qualified physiotherapist in the UK,
                                                                                obtaining the same qualification as those completing the MSc Physiotherapy.
                                                                                This undergraduate level qualifying degree also provides a great opportunity
                                                                                for younger students who may know right out of high school that they want to
                                                                                pursue a career in physiotherapy. These students would be able to fast-track their
                                                                                career path by pursuing a 3-year BSc Physiotherapy direct out of high school
                                                                                rather than completing 6 years of study back home.

                                                                                Once a student has completed a physiotherapy degree overseas, they will need
                                                                                to register with The Canadian Alliance of Physiotherapy Regulators. We also
                                                                                recommend checking on the registration requirements with the regulating body
                                                                                in the province where you hope to return to practice before beginning your
                                                                                degree.

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COSTS
        Tuition fees for a UK degree range between £13,000 and £23,000 per year, where the
        average is between £14,000 and £17,000.

        In addition to the tuition fees mentioned above, you should also consider accommodation and
        living costs. On-campus accommodation for the first year of studies is guaranteed to Canadian
        students who apply by the housing deadline. This applies to almost all of the Across the
        Pond partner universities, whether offering postgraduate programs or undergraduate courses.
        University halls of residence will cost in the range of £70-£200 per week including all bills.
        Private sector accommodation will vary depending on the type of accommodation and the area.

        Total living costs are in the range of £9,000-£11,500 (per year) including accommodation,
        bills, food, books, transportation and entertainment, though this will differ depending on
        your individual necessities and lifestyle. Depending on which program you choose to study
        and where you live, expect your total costs for the year (tuition and living costs) to be around
        £22,000-£35,000. For most undergraduates studying in Britain, expenses will be at the lower
        end of this range.

        LOANS
        If you meet the eligibility requirements for a Canadian Student Loan, you may use the federal
        portion to study overseas, which currently equals a maximum of $210 per week of study. Further
        information about using Student Loans abroad is available on the CanLearn Website. The
        Canadian Student Loans can be applied for through your province’s student aid provider. Some
        provinces may have additional provincial funding available for students who are eligible. If you
        have specific questions about how to apply for a Canadian Student Loan within your province,
        please contact your advisor.

        SCHOLARSHIP
        OPPORTUNITIES
        Our advisors also have a full overview of other scholarships that our partners offer to
        international students, and can help you apply for these.

        Some of the universities offer scholarship based on academic achievements (grades), some are
        within certain fields of study and some within the different study types. Scholarships vary in scope
        and can range from a few hundred pounds per year to thousands of pounds. The average offer
        will be £1500-2000. Contact your advisor for more information on scholarship opportunities.

        Several of these scholarships will have application deadlines, some as early as January. Typical
        deadlines are in Spring (ranging from March to May). Most scholarships will also require you to
        already have an offer from the university, so it’s wise to apply to universities early.

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Cotswolds, England

                     HOUSING
                     As a Canadian student, you are guaranteed housing the first year of your
                     studies if you apply before the deadline at almost every university partner.
                     Some universities also guarantee housing for the entirety of the degree.

                     Student housing in the UK is called halls of residence. We recommend stay-
                     ing there for your first year to get to know both the university and your fellow
                     students. It is most common to have your own private room. Students typically
                     share a kitchen with 6-10 others, but you can often choose if you want your
                     own toilet and your own shower (en-suite) or whether you want to share this
                     as well.

                     Universities can also help you find a private residence. Be aware that you
                     will have to pay for power, a telephone, TV, internet and the like in addition
                     to private accommodation costs, whereas much of this will be covered in
                     university accommodation.

                     In terms of prices, this will vary from university to university and city to city.
                     Prices are usually at £75-100 per week in the most affordable cities. The
                     slightly more expensive cities are at around £100-150 per week, and in
                     London the prices vary between £120-200 per week.

                     Universities also have different application deadlines for housing, so make
                     sure you apply well in advance.

                     If you have certain needs/requirements for your housing, please contact your
                     advisor for assistance.

                     THE ACADEMIC YEAR
                     The academic year for bachelor students usually goes from Late September or
                     early October To May/June, and are divided into two or three semesters. For
                     master’s degrees, students usually attend the academic year from September
                     through September, lasting 12 months.

                     Examination periods are usually in January for the Autumn semester and
                     May/June for the Spring semester, but this varies from university to university.

                     MEET US
                     We arrange a number of events and participate in various fairs throughout
                     the year. If you’d like to meet us, just sign up for one of our events. See the
                     full overview on the back of the brochure, and register via our website.

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Hard to go back home
  Coming to the UK has been one of the best decisions I have
  made. I love it here and will find it hard to go back home.
  When I first arrived it was daunting, and a little scary, but it
  quickly became a second home. My first day in York I ended
  up going out with my housemates to a freshers event and
  since that day we have become such a close knit group of
  friends (from several different countries) that I feel so secure
  in whatever problems might come my way. I would say the
  only downside of living in the UK is that the cost of living is
  higher than back home and a little more than I expected.
  However, if you keep your eye open and find out different
  options, it’s not too hard to live decently on a decent amount
  of money.

  The University has a beautiful campus and being in
  archaeology I get to have classes in a building once used
  in Tudor times. The history of York is so amazing, from the
  Roman walls to the Minster and the Georgian housing, I’m
  amazed every time I walk through town. Hence a great place
  to study archaeology. My classes are much more specific than
                                                                                                                              The professors are
  they would be back home, but I think that allows you to focus
  on what is especially interesting to you. The professors are
                                                                                                                              incredibly passionate
  so welcoming and you can tell that they are invested in your                                                                The professors at my university are incredibly passionate about
  work as well and are always willing to help and just provide                                                                their subject areas and this helps motivate the students in class
  even further avenues of                                                                                                     particularly when the professors are referencing their own
  knowledge. It was weird at                                                                                                  research.
  first calling professors by
  their first names, but it does                                                                                              The other aspect of my course (MSc Exercise Physiology) I really
  help to establish a closer                                                                                                  enjoy is the fact that we are taught by different Professors
  connection that facilitates a                                                                                               specialising in their subject area, rather than one professor
  greater understanding.                                                                                                      covering lots of subjects. I am also very impressed by the safety
                                                                                                                              of the campus, with 24 hour security and being located near
  - Meaghan                                                                                                                   to a small town I feel very safe walking around at night. Plus
                                                                                                                              the facilities on the campus mean everything is accessible; a
                                                                                                                              medical centre, pharmacy, dentist, opticians and hairdressers all
                                                                                                                              on campus – alongside shops and restaurants. I can also get my
                                                                                                                              grocery shopping delivered to my accommodation which is great!

                                                                                                                              When I first moved into my hall of residence I was pleased to
                                                                                                                              see that the university is really diverse – all of my 7 roommates
                                                                                                                              come from different countries and are studying different
                                                                                                                              degrees, this has really helped me to make friends outside of my
                                                                                                                              course.
                                                                                                                              - Tara

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Living here has made me very independent                                                                                                                                  Always ready
   Ever since I could remember I have always wanted to travel to England so I thought I would take the                                                                       for an adventure
   opportunity to study here. I chose Worcester because I wanted the traditional English vibe from the                                                                       In my spare time I found myself out
   city. Being an international student here is an unbelievable experience. The university provided an                                                                       with my friends, at the gym (at least
   international week allowing you to get to know other students, settle in and explore the city. I have                                                                     3 times a week), and travelling to
   even joined one of their societies. It is a good opportunity to meet lots of new people.                                                                                  different destinations to explore. I loved
                                                                                                                                                                             hiking up Arthurs’ Seat in Edinburgh,
   Living here has also made me very independent, having to buy groceries, do my own laundry and
                                                                                                                                                                             and many times would drag my friends
   work out my financial budget. The accommodation is very spacious, modern, safe and gave me just a
                                                                                                                                                                             along to complete a morning hike. I
   5 minute walk to class.
                                                                                                                                                                             made amazing friends when I was in
   - Vanessa                                                                                                                                                                 Scotland, they were a mix of classmates
                                                                                                                                                                             and students I met through different
                                                                                                                                                                             connections. These were the friends
                                                                                                                                                                             that would always be ready for an
                                                                                                                                                                             adventure- whether it be a weekend trip
                                                                                                                                                                             to a Scottish destination, or for a two
                                                                                                                                                                             week backpacking Euro trip.
                                                                                                                                                                             - Youstina

   I have made some great friends
   Since I have been here, I have made some great friends and we have done some travelling
   together. London is a quick, easy and, as a student, fairly cheap bus or train ride for a
   day or weekend in one of the most famous cities in the world that I have done often.
   Over the Christmas Break I was joined by 3 new friend who went on a 3 week vacation to
   Spain, the French Riviera, and Italy. Being in the International Studies MA also allowed
   me to participate in a trip to Brussels and The Hague for a few days seeing sights like the
   EU Parliament and the International Criminal Court. I also have some upcoming plans to
   travel to Poland and Prague during the Easter Break and to Greece at the beginning of the
   summer before my dissertation takes up all my time.
   - Gabriella

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ABERDEEN
      OUTSTANDING
     The University of Aberdeen is the fifth oldest university in the UK, dating back to 1495. Over the
     past 500 years, we have consistently offered life-changing opportunities for all of our students.

     Associated with five Nobel Prize winners,                   Choosing your degree                                         All new students are guaranteed
     we have a proud heritage in research and                    We believe your degree should be planned                     accommodation. We have a range of
     teaching combined with a modern outlook.                    around you. Maybe you haven’t quite                          options to suit everybody, including facilities
     We are consistently ranked among the top                    decided what you’d like to study, or maybe                   for disabled students. Accommodation is
     1% of the world’s universities: our knowledge               there are a few areas you’re interested in                   located in or close to the King’s College
     and experience drive us to the cutting edge                 and you can’t pick between them – don’t                      Campus, the Hillhead Student Village and the
     of learning excellence, delivered in modern                 worry! At the University of Aberdeen we                      city centre; all locations have good transport
     facilities in the wonderful city of Aberdeen.               offer a flexible and individual approach to                  links.
                                                                 your studies. With almost 400 first degree
     Why study at the                                            programs on offer, you can mix, match and                    Scholarships
     University of Aberdeen?                                     switch subjects as you discover new interests                We offer North American Merit Scholarships,
     Located in the heart of a vibrant, creative and             and abilities on route to deciding the subject,              which are open to all undergraduate students
     ambitious city, the University of Aberdeen                  or subjects, you finally graduate in. This level             (except Medicine and the Accelerated LLB).
     is known the world over for its pioneering                  of flexibility allows our students to specialise             The awards give a discount of 10-50% on
     research, strong teaching reputation and its                in an area that they are most interested in.                 the tuition fees. Ask your Across the Pond
     diverse and flexible degree programs. We                                                                                 advisor for more information.
     are a research and innovation university with               Our facilities
     strong professional programs led by world                   World class facilities within Aberdeen’s                     Aberdeen and surrounding area
     class researchers and professionals with                    ancient buildings feature alongside modern,                  We are located in an architecturally
     considerable experience of their subject (over              state of the art architecture. We have a                     impressive and cosmopolitan city with
     75% of our research is classed as “world-                   superb range of facilities for study and leisure,            everything easily accessible, whether you
     leading”).                                                  including a wide choice of places to eat and                 want to go to the beach, mountains or stay in
                                                                 drink, shops, cafés and free Wi-Fi available                 the city and enjoy the vibrant retail and café
     96.6% of our graduates enter work or study                  on campus so you can keep up-to-date with                    scene to suit all tastes and budgets.
     within six months of graduating, placing us                 your studies, your friends and your family
     in the top five UK universities for graduate                at any time. The stunning Sir Duncan Rice                    Just a few miles out of the city and you’ll be
     employment. We have a long tradition                        Library, built in 2012, gives you access to                  in the heart of beautiful Aberdeenshire, a
     of welcoming international students: our                    top class books, journals and computing                      county of contrasting seaside villages, rolling
     international community of staff and students               facilities, and it was even named one of                     countryside and historic towns. You will be
     are drawn from over 120 different countries,                the most beautiful libraries in the world by                 within easy reach of Balmoral Castle on
     including the USA and Canada, who make                      CEOWORLD magazine in 2016.                                   Royal Deeside (still a regular residence of Her
     Aberdeen their home away from home.                                                                                      Majesty the Queen and the Royal Family),
                                                                 The Olympic-standard Aberdeen Sports                         just one of 300 castles to choose from in the
     We realise the importance of helping                        Village (just across the road from our King’s                area. The Cairngorms National Park allows
     international students integrate fully in to                College Campus) is a purpose-built facility                  you to ski in the winter and climb, walk, cycle
     Aberdeen life, study and culture. Our                       offering you access to fitness suits, athletics              and trek the rest of the year. We are less
     International Centre is designed to help you                tracks and equipment, an Olympic-sized                       than a mile from the beautiful Aberdeenshire
     integrate into life in Aberdeen, giving you                 swimming pool, a separate diving pool,                       coastline where a variety of water sports are
     access to a wide range of student support                   and over fifty different sports clubs both on                available. If you love the outdoors, clean air
     and guidance services and regular social                    campus and in Aberdeen.                                      and stunning scenery we have it all.
     and cultural events.                                        Accommodation

     Facts                                                                                                                     Connect
       Top 30 in the UK (Complete University Guide 2020)         Number of students: 15,000
                                                                                                                               www.abdn.ac.uk
                                                                 Tuition Fees: from £17,200 per year (2020/21)
       Top five in the UK for graduate employment (HESA 2016)
                                                                 Accommodation costs: from £99 per week                              facebook.com/universityofaberdeen
       Aberdeen has been named as Scotland’s safest university   Scholarships: The University of Aberdeen has
       city (Mercer annual quality of living survey 2016)        scholarships available to International Students. Ask your
                                                                 Across the Pond advisor for details.                               twitter.com/aberdeenuni
       North-East Scotland is consistently rated an ideal
                                                                 Closest airport: Aberdeen International Airport – five
       environment in which to live and work (Mercer global
       rankings 2016)
                                                                 miles from campus.                                                   youtube.com/user/uniofaberdeen

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“	Teaching standards
                                                                                                                                                                                                    at Dundee are at an
                                                                                                                                                                                                    exceptional level,
                                                                                                                                                                                                    but professors are
                                                                                                                                                                                                    always friendly and
                                                                                                                                                                                                    willing to meet with
                                                                         Trains from Dundee to...                                                                                                   you after lectures
                                          Aberdeen                           Aberdeen – 1 hour 10 mins                                                                                              or during office
                                                     Dundee                  Edinburgh – 1 hour 20 mins                                                                                             hours if you need a
                                      Glasgow
                                                                             Glasgow – 1 hour 30 mins                                                                                               little extra help”
                                           Edinburgh

                                                                             Manchester – 5 hours                                                                                                Danielle Ames, Psychology
                                                Newcastle
                                                                                                                                                                                                 and Philosophy Student
                            Belfast                                          London – 6 hours

                                                        Manchester       Take a direct flight to
                           Dublin               Liverpool                Scotland from the East Coast
                                                                         of North America...
                                                            Birmingham

                                           Cardiff
                                                             London

                               University of the Year                                                     Top 25                                 £5,000                         per year   Gold
                               for Student Experience                                                     → 	We’re one of the UK’s top 25
                                                                                                              universities (The Times & Sunday
                                                                                                                                                 → 	Global Excellence
                                                                                                                                                     Scholarships available (UG)
                                                                                                                                                                                           → 	Teaching Excellence
                                                                                                                                                                                               Framework 2017
                                (The Times & Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020)                       Times Good University Guide 2020)

                                The University of Dundee combines prime location with academic            Number of students at the University   17,000                                    For enquiries about our
                                excellence. Situated in the best place to live in Scotland                Number of international students       25%                                       courses or applying,
                                (The Telegraph 2019), and one of only 12 institutions in the UK to        Tuition fees for the 2021/2022         from £18,950 per year                     contact your Across the
                                hold a Gold Award in the Teaching Excellence Framework (2017),            school year
                                there has never been a better time to come to our student city.
                                                                                                                                                                                           Pond advisor
                                                                                                          Accommodation cost                     £125.09 – £151.41 per week
                                                                                                          (lowest weekly amount, on campus)
                                While studying and working hard are really important, we recognise
                                                                                                          Location of University                 City centre
                                that you’ll also want to have a great time. That’s why we’re proud
                                                                                                          Number of inhabitants in town/city     150,000
                                to have been named in the top 5 in the UK for student experience                                                                                              facebook.com/UniversityofDundee
                                (National Student Survey 2019).                                           Nearest airport                        Edinburgh or Aberdeen
                                                                                                          Scholarships available for             Up to £5,000 in scholarships                 twitter.com.dundeeuni
                                We welcome students from across the world to our community,               international students                 uod.ac.uk/scholarships
                                over 140 countries are represented on campus and 25% of our                                                                                                   instagram.com/dundeeuni
                                students are from outside of the UK. Everything you need is in
Photo credit: V&A Dundee        walking distance from our campus, and beyond that, the rest                                                                                                   linkedin.com/school/universityofdundee
                                of Scotland is on your doorstep, ready to be discovered.
                                                                                                                                                                                              youtube.com/universityofdundee

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EDINBURGH
NAPIER                                                                                                                               WE HAVE A RANGE OF
                                                                                                                                     BACHELORS AND
UNIVERSITY,                                                                                                                          MASTERS PROGRAMS
                                                                                                                                     IN STUDY AREAS
SCOTLAND                                                                                                                             INCLUDING:
                                                                                                                                     Applied Criminology &
                                                                                                                                     Forensic Psychology
At Edinburgh Napier, alongside leading                  FACILITIES
academic theory you’ll find professional                Across our six schools and three                                             Business & Management
know-how and extensive industry                         campuses, we’ve invested £100m in
connections. Our academics are here                     some of the best teaching and learning
                                                                                                                                     Digital Media & Advertising
to teach you and inspire you, as well                   facilities in Scotland, including cutting-
                                                        edge recording studios, multimedia
as connect you to industry and help                     language labs, an environmental                                              Film & Theatre
you build international networks                        chamber for sports science students
you will value for the rest of your life.               and a 500-seat, 24-hour computing                                            Journalism, Creative Writing
With students from over 100 different                   center. [EN]GAGE is our state-of-the-art                                     & Publishing
countries on campus, you’ll start                       fitness center.
building those networks from day one.                   ACCOMMODATION                                                                Law
                                                                                                       Caitlin McNeil
                                                        All our student accommodation is               MSc International
Best of all, you’ll study in one of the                 self-catered and situated in the city          Tourism Management
                                                                                                                                     Marketing & Sales
globe’s most dazzling cities in one                     centre which means that you are
                                                        close to the vibrant student scene
of the world’s most beautiful                                                                                                        Music
                                                        but only a short walk, cycle or bus
countries.                                              ride to campus. The University’s
                                                        accommodation is guaranteed for                                              Physiotherapy &
                                                        all first year bachelor students.                                            Occupational Therapy
EDINBURGH
                                                        SUPPORT
                                                        Our international support team will                                          Tourism, Hospitality, Festival
• Capital of Scotland         • Second best             advise and support you before and after                                      & Events Management
• Home to 60,000                city in the UK          you arrive in the UK. Once enrolled,
                                for students
  students                                              we offer study support to help with
                                (QS higher education
                                                        academic English and to help familiarise                                       FACTS
• Best City to live in          data 2019)
  the world (Arcadis, 2018)                             you with the UK education system.
                              • A UNESCO World          You can also access a range of personal
                                                                                                                                       Student population:
                                                                                                                                       14,500 on-campus students
• Fourth most                   Heritage Site,
                                                        support services including counselling        “When I first came to
  beautiful city                home to Edinburgh                                                      Edinburgh, I thought
                                                                                                                                       Number of international students:
                                                        and mental wellbeing, faith and                                                3,750 on-campus international students
  in the world                  Castle and                                                             it was like a fairy tale!
                                Harry Potter!           spirituality, and disability and inclusion.                                    Cost of tuition per year (2021):
  (Rough Guides)                                                                                       It’s the type of place          undergraduate fees are approximately
                                                        SOCIAL LIFE                                    you won’t believe               £13,770 per year; postgraduate fees
                                                                                                                                       start at £15,490 per year
                                                        You’ll become a member of Edinburgh            exists until you see
                                                                                                       it yourself.”                   Accommodation cost:
                                                        Napier Students’ Association (ENSA)                                            starting from £100 per week
                                                        and be able to join any of our                                                 Location:
                                                        38 societies or 27 sports teams.                                               Edinburgh, Scotland’s capital city
                                                        Try a new sport like golf, rugby or               /enuinternational
                                                                                                                                       City population: 535,000
                                                        surfing and meet new friends in one of            /enuinternational            Closest airports:
                                                        our many societies such as drama,                 napier.ac.uk/askastudent
                                                                                                                                       Edinburgh Airport
                                                        sustainability or yoga.                                                        Scholarships:
                                                                                                                                       Saltire and others - ask your Across the
                                                                                                                                       Pond advisor for details
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BECOME PART OF A
                                                                                                                  UNIQUE, DIVERSE, GLOBAL
                                                                                                                         STUDENT COMMUNITY

                                                                                                                   EDINBURGH
                                                                                                                   The stunning capital of Scotland, Edinburgh has it
                                                                                                                   all. From museums and art galleries to world-class
                                                                                                                   restaurants and bars, cafes, comedy and culture.
                                                                                                                   Edinburgh is the home to many festivals and is a truly
                                                                                                                   international and cosmopolitan city.

                                                                                                                   Edinburgh has 112 parks, as well as more trees per
                                                                                                                   head of population than any other city in the UK.
                                                                                                                   Edinburgh is regularly voted as one of the most
                                                                                                                   desirable places to live in the world. It’s compact
                                                                                                                   nature means that it’s easy to get around to
                                                                                                                   experience all it has to offer.

WELCOME TO                                                                                                         www.hw.ac.uk

                                                                                                                        /heriotwattuni               /HeriotWattUni

HERIOT-WATT UNIVERSITY                                                                                                  /heriotwattuni              /user/HeriotWattUni

Heriot-Watt University is a truly international university with five global campuses,
partners in 150 countries and over 30,000 students studying worldwide. Heriot-Watt
are specialists in business, engineering, design and the physical, social and life                                   FACTS
sciences – subjects which make a real impact on the world and society.                                               Number of students: 30,000 worldwide
                                                                                                                     Number of international students: 10,000
From a pioneering institute           Structural Engineering is ranked     sporting facilities and access            Tuition fees:
born out of the Scottish              in the top 150 universities in the   to a wide range of clubs and
Enlightenment, to a future            world in the QS World University     societies, you will be sure to find
                                                                                                                     from £15,384 per year (2021/22). Ask
focused, global university.           Rankings by Subject 2020.            like-minded people to share your          your Across the Pond advisor for details.
Heriot-Watt are proud that            We have the largest business         hobbies or interests with.                Scholarships:
since our foundation in 1821,         school in Scotland – Edinburgh                                                 Ask your Across the Pond advisor for
we have been outward looking          Business School - and one of         The student accommodation
                                                                                                                     scholarships available to international
pioneers of education, in pursuit     the oldest textile schools in the    for Edinburgh is conveniently
of knowledge to the benefit of        world, where traditional methods     located on our beautiful, leafy,          students
society and the world.                are mixed with cutting edge          spacious campus which includes            Accommodation costs:
                                      technology for the careers of the    world class sports facilities, along      £115-170 per week
We are set to open the UK’s first     future.                              with catering venues and the              Location: Edinburgh
National Robotarium on the                                                 Student Union. The University
                                                                                                                     Population: 500,000
Edinburgh campus in 2021 and          Heriot-Watt University is also       guarantees to make an offer for
are proud to be home to the           home to Scotland’s new £33m          accommodation to all eligible             Closest airport: Edinburgh
UK’s only International Centre for    national Sports Performance          students in their first year.             Date of establishment: 1821
Brewing & Distilling. Our Civil and   Centre, Oriam. With exceptional
Ranked

                                                                                                                             2nd in UK
                                                                                                                        for graduate employability rate
                                                                                                                        (QS Graduate Employability Rankings, 2020)

                                                                                                                                                                     FACTS

Robert Gordon University (RGU)
                                                                                                                                               Student population: 16,710
                                                                                                                                          Number of international students:
                                                                                                                                                       Approx. 1,600 from 147 Countries

RGU is recognised as a top university in             • School of Health Sciences                                                                      City population: 229,800
Scotland for our high quality teaching and
                                                     • School of Pharmacy and Life Sciences                                Cost of tuition per year: from £14,000 (2021/22)
record of graduate employability.
                                                     • School of Nursing and Midwifery
                                                                                                                   Scholarships: Saltire Scholarship, Chevening Scholarship
Our applied learning, industry-centric                                                                              and OSAP. Ask your Across the Pond advisor for details.
approach as well as our state-of-the-art             We care about our students and have
                                                     a range of Student Services & Support:                                                     Location: Aberdeen, Scotland
facilities and contemporary course content                                                                                                              (Approx. 2.5 hours to Edinburgh)

helps us build strong links with the industry. Our   • Counselling & Wellbeing Service
                                                                                                                Accommodation cost: From £98 per week (all single rooms)
collaboration with partners ensure students          • Disability & Dyslexia Service
learn the necessary skills that are in strong        • Careers & Employability                                              Closest airport: Aberdeen International Airport
demand both now and in the work place.               • Student Help Point                                                                              2nd safest city in the UK
                                                                                                                                               The Alternative UK University City League
The university is formed by 11 academic schools:     • Study Skills
                                                                                                                     46th in the world for our Graduate Employability Rate
• Aberdeen Business School                                                                                                                          QS World University Rankings, 2020

• School of Creative and Cultural Business                                                                                              TOP TEN UK CITY to Live and WORK
                                                                                                                                                         PricewaterhouseCoopers, 2019
• The Law School
• School of Computing and Digital Media                                                                                                  Scottish University of the Year 2021
                                                                                                                                      The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide
• School of Engineering
• Gray’s School of Art
• Scott Sutherland School of Architecture
  and Built Environment
• School of Applied Social Studies
                                                                                              www.rgu.ac.uk/canada                                                      BLOG
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STIRLING
At the University of Stirling, being the difference is in our DNA. We are an international
university with a global reputation for high-quality teaching and research. Our 330-acre
campus is located in central Scotland, and we can’t think of a better place to be.

Breathtaking campus
Our Scottish campus boasts a loch, the 18th-century Airthrey
Castle and a nine hole golf course. It’s no wonder
                                                                            14,000+ students
it’s been named one of Britain’s most beautiful campuses
(Business Insider UK 2016). All the facilities (teaching,                   120+ nationalities are represented
accommodation, sports and social centres) are no more than                  on campus
a 10-minute walk apart.
                                                                            20% of students are from overseas
Flexible learning
Here at Stirling, we believe in choice. That’s why we offer more
                                                                            Tuition fees starting
than 220 undergraduate course combinations – enabling you                   from £15,100 (2021)
to specialise in multiple subject areas that interest you. We
also offer International Summer School and Study Abroad                      Student accommodation from less
opportunities – please ask your Across the Pond advisor for                 than £100 per week
more information.
                                                                            330-acre campus is less than a 10-minute
We offer over 100 one-year postgraduate courses – ranging                    bus ride to Stirling city centre
from Aquaculture, to Sport Management and Creative Writing.
                                                                            Stirling has a population of almost
5-star facilities                                                           100,000 – with 20% of the population
Our facilities were given the top score in the 2018 QS Stars                aged between 16 and 29 years
World University Rankings – and it’s easy to see why. The                   (National Records of Scotland 2016)
University’s modern library has a range of study spaces to suit
your needs – and you can watch the latest movies and plays at               Edinburgh or Glasgow Airports are less
our on-campus cinema and theatre. We offer a range of                        than an hour away
secure and affordable accommodation, both on and off
campus.
                                                                            A wide range of scholarships available,
                                                                            and financial aid accepted - please ask
Sporting excellence                                                         your Across the Pond advisor for details
We’re Scotland’s University for Sporting Excellence, a
designation by the Scottish Government in recognition of our
contribution to Scottish sport. Our world-class sports facilities
are ranked 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK (International
Student Barometer 2016). As the home of Scotland’s National
Swimming Academy, the Scottish National Tennis Centre and
Triathlon Scotland, our campus is a formidable training ground

                                                                                                                                                          TOP 5
for some of the UK’s top Olympic athletes.

For more information, visit stir.ac.uk
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                                                                           QS Excellence Award for               Joint 2nd in Scotland
                                                                                 TEACHING                           Top 15 in the UK                       in the world for
                                                                              EMPLOYABILITY                      for graduate employability              campus environment
                                                                         INTERNATIONALISATION
                                                                                 FACILITIES                        Destinations of Leavers from Higher
                                                                                                                        Education survey 2016/17
                                                                                                                                                           Global International Student
                                                                                                                                                           Barometer Benchmark 2018
                                                                            OS World University Rankings 2018

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TIMES HIGHER EDUCATION UNIVERSITY OF
                                                                                                                             THE YEAR 2019 – THE ONLY UNIVERSITY TO                                FACTS
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Student population: 23,000
                                                                                                                             BE AWARDED THE UK-WIDE AWARD FOR A
                                                                                                                                                                                                   International students: 4,000
                                                                                                                             SECOND TIME.
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Tuition fees:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   from £16,000 (2021/22)
                                                                                                                             OUR ONE-YEAR MSC FORENSIC SCIENCE                                     Accommodation cost: from
                                                                                                                             COURSE IS ACCREDITED, HIGHLY RANKED,                                  £104 per week on campus
                                                                                                                             AND IS THE LONGEST RUNNING FORENSIC                                   Location: City centre campus
                                                                                                                             SCIENCE PROGRAM IN THE UK - CANADIAN                                  located in Glasgow, Scotland’s
                                                                                                                             GRADUATES HAVE FOUND WORK AT THE                                      biggest city and the UK’s 4th
                                                                                                                             CENTRE OF FORENSIC SCIENCE, ONTARIO                                   largest
                                                                                                                             FORENSIC PATHOLOGY SERVICE AND THE                                    Population: About 1.2 million
                                                                                                                             ROYAL CANADIAN MOUNTED POLICE                                         people (760,000 in City)
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Nearest airport:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Glasgow International airport:
                                                                                                                                                                                                   25 mins by bus
                                                                                                                             AS THE LARGEST PROVIDER OF TEACHER
                                                                                                                                                                                                   Scholarships: there are several
                                                                                                                             EDUCATION IN SCOTLAND, WE OFFER THE
                                                                                                                                                                                                   scholarships available to
                                                                                                                             PGDE IN BOTH PRIMARY AND SECONDARY                                    international students. Ask your
                                                                                                                             EDUCATION, WHICH ARE RECOGNISED BY                                    Across the Pond advisor for
                                                                                                                             ONTARIO COLLEGE OF TEACHERS                                           details.

                                                                                                                             RANKED 11TH IN THE UK FOR LAW
          The University of Strathclyde is a leading and internationally recognised                                          (COMPLETE UNIVERSITY GUIDE 2020) - LLB
STRATHCLYDE

          institution with more than 23,000 students from over 100 countries. Situated in                                    ENGLISH LAW AND GRADUATE ENTRY LLB
          the heart of Glasgow city centre, Scotland’s largest city, the university offers over                              (SCOTS AND ENGLISH LAW) ARE POPULAR
          400 undergraduate and Masters programs, as well as PhD opportunities, from our                                     AMONG CANADIAN STUDENTS. LAW
          four Faculties: Engineering, Science, Business and Humanities & Social Sciences.                                   STUDENTS CAN VOLUNTEER IN OUR LAW
                                                                                                                             CLINIC, THE FIRST AND BIGGEST LAW CLINIC
          Established more than 200 years ago, as the “place        Strathclyde’s campus is in the centre of Glasgow,        IN SCOTLAND THAT PROVIDES LEGAL
          of useful learning”, we are renowned for our              one of the UK’s largest and most dynamic cities.         ASSISTANCE TO THE COMMUNITY.
          excellent teaching, world-class research and our          There has never been a more exciting time to visit
          strong links with industry, government and business.      Glasgow with national geographic naming Glasgow
                                                                    as one of its best world destinations and rough
          Our undergraduate degree programs, particularly           guide readers having voted Glasgow the worlds
          within our Business School and Faculty of                 friendliest City. Time out also named Glasgow as one
WE ARE

                                                                                                                             “
          Humanities and Social Sciences, allow for flexibility     of the best cities in the world. Students can enjoy
          and breadth of study, whereby you can choose from         some of the most exciting arts and cultural events in
          a wide range of cross-curricular and inter-disciplinary   the world, and Glasgow is identified with innovative              When looking at which schools to apply for
          subjects in years 1 & 2 before deciding what to           architecture and design. A UNESCO City of Music,         my Law Degree, Strathclyde stood out because of
          major in during your final two years of study.            it has one of the most famous music scenes in the
                                                                    world, with an average of 120 gigs per week taking
                                                                                                                             the Graduate Dual Qualifying program; meaning
          Postgraduate Masters degrees are one year in              place in the city! Living and studying in Glasgow is a   that you would do both English and Scots law in a
          duration and allow for a more specialised form            unique experience.
          of study, providing an excellent platform for
                                                                                                                             span of 2 years. They also have one of the top Law
          employment or further research.                           With two international airports, Glasgow is only one     Clinics in the UK! One of the reasons why I ended
                                                                    hour’s flight from London. Our campus is close to a      up choosing Strathclyde was due to the Law Clinic.
          Many of our degree programs are fully                     main bus and train station, with domestic and UK-
          accredited by the regulatory and professional bodies,
          meaning our degrees are recognised and highly
          regarded by industry in the UK and overseas.
                                                                    wide links! A great base from which to travel, we are
                                                                    only a short journey from the beautiful landscape of
                                                                    the Trossachs and the Highlands.
                                                                                                                                        Jessica, Ontario, LLB Grad Entry Law (Scots and English)
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