Thank You For Your Interest In Meeting With Our University Partners

UPCOMING UNIVERSITY VISITS TO CANADA

Thanks for letting us know that you are interested in meeting with one of our partner universities in Canada.

In order to attend, please scroll down to the university(ies) you wish to meet with and follow the instructions provided for scheduling a session with them.

Top Tip: If you aren't able to attend on the day of the university's scheduled visit, let your advisor know and we can see about setting up an alternative online meeting for you with the university. 

 


UNIVERSITY OF DUNDEE

Kirsty Fraser, International Officer for the University of Dundee will be visiting Toronto during the week of the 3rd of October and would be happy to meet with students and families interested in studying in the UK.

Kirsty will be hosting student information meetings on the 7th Oct from 4-6pm at Jimmy’s Coffee, 84 Gerrard St W,Toronto, ON, M5G 1Z4

If this date is not convenient, please do get in touch with Kirsty (kfraser001@dundee.ac.uk) directly and she will look to arrange an alternative time to meet.


UNIVERSITY OF EXETER

Liam Roberts from University of Exeter’s International Office will in Canada and available to meet with students are the below times and locations:
• 26 September (afternoon) and 27 September (morning) in Vancouver
• 28 September (afternoon or early evening) in Victoria
• 3 October (morning) in Toronto

Professor Sue Prince of the Law School at University of Exeter will be in Canada and available to meet with interested students. 

28 September from 16:30 to 18:00 in Vancouver
3 October from 16:00 to 18:00 in Toronto

Please email l.p.j.roberts@exeter.ac.uk to confirm your interest in meeting with either him or Sue and receive further instructions and the location to attend. 

If you are unable to attend one of the dates or locations where Exeter Law School will be visiting, please do let your advisor know and they will be happy to arrange for an online meeting for you instead. 


 UNIVERSITY OF BIRMINGHAM

We are delighted to announce that teaching staff from University of Birmingham Law School will be visiting Canada shortly, and are keen to meet with students who may be interested in studying with us at Birmingham – we always find that it is very helpful for students to meet with Birmingham staff before deciding whether to join the University, and we would like to invite you to a meeting with them. 

We totally understand that some of you may prefer to meet virtually, and we are able to offer meetings on Zoom if you prefer. If you would like to arrange a meeting, either in person or on Zoom, individual meetings (which you are welcome to attend with friends or family) are available for booking at the following times:

Calgary: Thursday, 29 September in downtown Calgary or on Zoom.

Toronto: Saturday 1 October in downtown Toronto or on Zoom. 

If you wish to arrange a meeting, please email Paul (p.j.mcconnell@bham.ac.uk) to book a meeting time, indicating any times when you would be available, and whether you would like to meet in person or on Zoom (if applicable). 

Paul can help with questions relating to: 
-    Law programs at Birmingham, including courses, teaching, student support and what it is really like to study Law in the UK
-    Legal careers for students who study in the UK, and how Birmingham supports Canadian students in this area
-    Practical information about Birmingham, including arrival, accommodation, travel and living in the UK
-    Birmingham’s free and exclusive NCA Summer School for enrolled Canadian students, which is the only program of this type offered by UK Law Schools. 


Meet with University of Law in Toronto

University of Law will be hosting a Meet and Greet event to allow interested students to meet withUlaw delegates and ULaw Alumni (Anton Haswell). This is a great opportunity to learn more about The University of Law and ask any questions you have about your application, the university, or our courses.

  • 11 October 2022 from 14:00-17:00 EST
    • Toronto – Armoury Suite, 89 Chestnut Street, Toronto, ON, M5G 1K2 [NOTE: This is an updated location]

 

To confirm your attendance at the Meet & Greet and/or to schedule a one-on-one appointment, please email Ranjitha (ranjitha.gowda@ulaw.​gus.global).


Meet with University of Brighton in Ontario

Simon Morley from University of Brighton’s International Team will be vising Canada and has times set aside when he would be happy to meet interested students for a coffee /water/ juice. He’s happy to answer any questions you’d like to know about the University of Brighton, including living there and life in the UK more generally.

University of Brighton prides themselves on being a friendly, diverse, and inclusive community of over 18,000 students from over 150 countries. So you are encouraged to feel free to ask anything at all you may wish to know and he’ll be delighted to meet you. He also apologizes in advance for his very strong British accent! 😊

Simon will be available for a general meet & greet at the below locations and times. If you are unable to make it to one of these due to the timing or location, he would be more than happy to set up an online 1-2-1 meeting with you via teams or whatsapp etc.

  • Toronto - 30th September from 18:00 to 19:30 EST
    • Location: Delta Chelsea Inn Toronto, 33 Gerrard St West, Toronto, Ontario , Canada, M5G1Z4
  • Kitchener – 4th October from 18:00 to 19:30 EST
    • Location: Crowne Plaza Kitchener Waterloo, 105 King Street East, Kitchener, Ontario, Canada, N2G 2K8
  • London – 5th October from 18:00 to 19:30 EST
    • Location: Park Hotel London, 242 Pall Mall St, London ON N6A 5P6
  • Barrie – 7th October from 18:00 to 19:30 EST
    • Location: Four Points by Sheraton Barrie, 60 Bryne Drive, Barrie, ON, L4N9Y4

To confirm your attendance at one of the Meet & Greets and/or to schedule a one-on-one online appointment, please email Simon (S.D.MORLEY@BRIGHTON.AC.UK).


MORE TO COME!

 

More visits with our partners to come! Check back on our events page for additional visits or keep an eye out for emails from your student advisor notifying you of other upcoming visits. 

 


 

IN THE MEANTIME

If you haven't already been working with one of our advising team members, we'll assign you a student advisor who will reach out to you by email to further assist you with your interests in studying in the UK.

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SO, WHO IS ACROSS THE POND EXACTLY?

Across the Pond is a British company partnered with nearly 50 top-ranked universities across Scotland, England, Wales and Northern Ireland.  We currently operate in Canada, Latin America, Norway, and the United States. Our qualified team of student advisors have all studied in the UK and can provide you with tips, advice, and insider knowledge about student life in the UK.  Our studies in the UK were such a great experience that we are passionate to help you do the same.

WHAT DO WE DO?

We provide free expert advice to Canadian applicants about the entire application process.  We are qualified to answer a wide range of questions – from academic matters to application procedures, scholarships to the visa application, student life to just about anything else you need to know about a British education. 

You really won’t find these answers anywhere else, and that’s why Across the Pond is awesome – at least, that’s what our students have told so us so far.

WHAT HAPPENS NEXT?

Expect to receive a personalized email from your newly-assigned advisor within 2 business days.  Be sure to check your junk or spam folder as sometimes this email ends up there.  To avoid this, please add the domain “@studyacrossthepond.com” to your safe senders list.

If you do not hear from an advisor within 2 business days, send an email to info@studyacrossthepond.com for help.

We can’t wait to get started!