Study in the UK

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Discover why students love Across the Pond and studying in the UK by reading all about their student experiences! If you want, you can even select specific universities and read more about what students from all over the world thought about their time there.


Juan Pablo
MBA, Durham University

My desire to study in the United Kingdom began in my childhood, promoted partially by having received my primary education in a British-oriented Chilean school. Once I finished my undergraduate studies and had accumulated a few years of work… Read more

Environment, University of Aberdeen

I came to Scotland with my daughter to Study a MSc in Environmental Pollution and Remediation in the University of Aberdeen. I wanted something related to the environment, and this program, apart from being the only one in Scotland, gave certain… Read more

Culture, Literature, University of Nottingham, University of York

My journey began in Mexico City, at a Euro-postgraduate fair with my friends from University. We were going through an after-degree identity crisis. I felt even more lost because I was passionate about many disciplines, but they were all very… Read more

Management, University of Liverpool

In my own experience, if you want to study in the UK, it is possible, dare, all the effort will be worth it.

During my university career, I had the opportunity to study abroad for 6 months, it was one of the best experiences of my life, so… Read more

Geology, Durham University

My name is Jorge, and I am a PhD student in the Department of Earth Sciences, which is among the top 50 programs in the QS World University Rankings by Subject this year: Earth & Marine Sciences. I have always believed that the area of energy… Read more

Environment, Management, University of Edinburgh

The main reason I decided to study in the UK was that Mexico does not have specialized masters in my area of interest (Nature-based solutions for ecosystems restoration) but also because the master's programmes last just one year, teachers are… Read more

Development, Environment, University of Sussex

During my year in the United Kingdom, I was able to experience British lifestyle beyond any stereotype. I found warmth and smiles in the people I met. Additionally, I had the opportunity to learn at firsthand about the history and politics in the… Read more

Health Sciences, Management, University of Aberdeen

Hi! My name is Salma, and I am a Mexican from a city called as a dog breed, Chihuahua. At the age of 25, I made the excellent decision to contact Across the Pond to study a postgraduate abroad, which had always been a dream of mine. I chose to… Read more

Development, University of Leeds

Studying abroad was something I wanted to do since I was little; I craved the independence, the idea of being exposed to a multicultural environment and studying something I was passionate about. The UK was a no brainer for me, not only it offers… Read more

Medicine, Queen Mary University of London

Hi! My name is Esteban, I am a physician surgeon trained in Mexico and currently working as Medical Director in a private clinic in London applying all the knowledge I’ve learned along my experience during my Master and Doctorate.

As an… Read more

Engineering, Cardiff University

Hello everyone! My name is Francisco — but you can call me Pancho :). I am currently a PhD student at Cardiff University. This university was my first choice due to its excellent reputation as a member of the prestigious Russell Group.… Read more

Architecture, Energy, Sustainability, University of Nottingham

When I started planning to do a masters, it was always in my mind to do it in Europe, however, the more research I did, the best option for my career was the UK. I am an architect and I have been always passionate about sustainability. After deep… Read more

Biology, Medicine, Robert Gordon University

Hiya! I'm Jesus Angel and let me take you on a journey through my incredible experience studying abroad in the UK. From the moment I decided to pursue a master's degree, I knew I wanted to do something extraordinary. Traveling abroad while… Read more

Physics, University of York

The pursuit of a PhD Research in Physics at the esteemed University of York encapsulates not only an academic endeavor but also a profound personal journey. I stand at the intersection of passion and purpose, driven by an unquenchable thirst for… Read more

Psychology, University of Roehampton

As someone who had always admired the United Kingdom, the prospect of studying there had been a long-standing dream of mine. However, for a time, it seemed like an unattainable goal. Despite having previously visited the country and been… Read more

Landscape Architecture, University of Kent

One of my dreams has always been to do my master's abroad. I knew that having an experience in a foreign country would be incredible in all senses. The United Kingdom is well known for its prestigious universities and multicultural life. In that… Read more

Biology, Medicine, University of Edinburgh

My name is Sara, I finished my master's degree in Human Anatomy at the University of Edinburgh. Since the first time I visited Scotland, I fell in love and have been looking for a way to study in this beautiful place ever since. Fortunately, I… Read more

Robotics, University of York

Hello, my name is Alan, proudly Mexican, I graduated as a mechatronic engineer, and since high school I wanted to have an international experience.

That's finally achieved!

Thanks to social networks I found a post from Across the… Read more

Finance, Management, Cranfield University

My Cranfield journey has been one of the most enriching and valuable experiences I have lived so far. Something that one day seemed unreachable and beyond my expectations, became true.

Everything started with the idea of becoming a more… Read more

Drama/Theatre/Acting, East 15 Acting School

It's no secret that getting out of your comfort zone is not an easy process and when I moved to England to start my university life, it was more complicated than I thought.

My dream as a child was always to become an actress or a Tae Kwon… Read more

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