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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.

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Conflict, Development, University of York

My name is Debbie and I currently do my Masters degree at the University of York, studying Conflict, Governance and Development. 

Across the Pond was of great help through my entire process; first, by helping me… Read more

Physiotherapy, Brunel University London

Studying abroad has always been a dream of mine, fueled by a desire to immerse myself in new cultures and experiences. When I didn't secure admission to a Canadian university, my husband introduced me to the idea of studying in the UK… Read more

Physiotherapy, Queen Margaret University

As an international student in the UK, my educational journey has been one filled with excitement, challenges, and invaluable experiences. From navigating a new culture to immersing myself in academic pursuits, each day has been a step… Read more

Art and Design, University of Chester, University of Worcester
🎓 Pursuing Graphic Design in the UK

Choosing to Study Abroad

Studying in the UK had always been a dream of mine. With its vibrant culture and collection of opportunities, I saw it as the perfect place to enhance my… Read more

Art and Design, University of Edinburgh

I mainly wanted to study in the UK to explore somewhere new and different from what I was used to. I love Norway, but I wanted to see what else was out there and meet new people. I have also always enjoyed speaking English and feel at… Read more

Hedda Marie
Criminology, Forensic Science, University of South Wales

I am on my third and final year currently studying BSc (Hons) Forensic Science with Criminology. I decided to go for this course because I really enjoyed both the forensic science part and the criminology part from what I had heard and… Read more

Nils Kristian
Football, Nutrition/Dietetics, Sports, University of Huddersfield

As a Norwegian student in Huddersfield, my experience has been nothing short of transformative. Securing a job at Huddersfield Town Football Club has opened doors for me, allowing me to immerse myself in the intricacies of the English… Read more

European Studies, King's College London
Why study in the UK/London?

I chose to study in the UK because I have always dreamed of living in London, and I find British history and culture very interesting. Getting to learn more English, as well as not being too far away from… Read more

Forensic Science, University of Winchester

My name is Inda, and I am 22 years old. This year, I started my first year of a bachelor's degree in Forensic Science in Winchester.

When I visited Winchester (before starting here), I met Marie, a fellow Norwegian… Read more

Marketing, University of Winchester

My name is Clara. I am 23 years old and from Halmstad, southern Sweden. I will have completed my first semester at "The University Of Winchester" within two weeks, and I have really enjoyed it so far.

In addition to my interest in studying… Read more

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

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