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    Hey everyone,

    I'm new here!
    I'm wondering if there's a thread for intl students applying for UK schools? I'm Chinese with Canadian PR stats, so erm, I guess I'd be looking for a Canadian thread if possible?
    =D

    Thanks!
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    Hey I'm looking for the same thread. I'm also Canadian! What are you applying for?
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    :woo: I don't know if I've ever seen a Canadian thread, but why not start one?
    I'm willing to help.
    I'm Canadian, first year in the UK, so I applied last year.
    What would you like to know?
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    (Original post by KirstyK)
    :woo: I don't know if I've ever seen a Canadian thread, but why not start one?
    I'm willing to help.
    I'm Canadian, first year in the UK, so I applied last year.
    What would you like to know?
    gees finally find someone from Canada!
    I wonder what school did u got into??
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    (Original post by funnie)
    gees finally find someone from Canada!
    I wonder what school did u got into??
    I am in an LLB program at the University of Exeter. Anything I can help you with I'd be more than happy to!
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    (Original post by KirstyK)
    I am in an LLB program at the University of Exeter. Anything I can help you with I'd be more than happy to!
    I heard that the British A-level thing is very hard and somewhat harder than the Canadian highschool curriculum. Do you think it is wise to go to a UK college straight out from a Canadian high school? Will I have a hard time or disadvantage compare to other locak students because they have learned more?:confused:
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    (Original post by funnie)
    I heard that the British A-level thing is very hard and somewhat harder than the Canadian highschool curriculum. Do you think it is wise to go to a UK college straight out from a Canadian high school? Will I have a hard time or disadvantage compare to other locak students because they have learned more?:confused:
    It depends what you're looking for. The A-Level system is just different. The Canadian/American university system with its more liberal arts focus is to me much easier because a) it's a more handheld system and b) there is grade inflation which means its difficult to compare them. But if you're looking for a challenging university degree i definitely think you'd find it in the UK.
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    Hi everyone. I'm a Canadian applying to the UK for undergrad (law) as well. Does anybody know of any scholarships that Canadians can apply to, and use for a UK education?

    Thanks in advance!
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    (Original post by kokomichelle)
    Hi everyone. I'm a Canadian applying to the UK for undergrad (law) as well. Does anybody know of any scholarships that Canadians can apply to, and use for a UK education?

    Thanks in advance!
    Usually just independent ones from the universities you apply to. Nothing national I know of. Although if you're from Ontario it is possible to qualify for OSAP. Not as nice as a scholarship though.
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    (Original post by kokomichelle)
    Hi everyone. I'm a Canadian applying to the UK for undergrad (law) as well. Does anybody know of any scholarships that Canadians can apply to, and use for a UK education?

    Thanks in advance!
    The only scholarships I've seem to have found for Universities in the UK are all Grad school only
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    (Original post by kokomichelle)
    Hi everyone. I'm a Canadian applying to the UK for undergrad (law) as well. Does anybody know of any scholarships that Canadians can apply to, and use for a UK education?

    Thanks in advance!
    i believe it depends what university youre applying for really if memory serves a few offer scholarships to gifted foreigners but im not sure if they were country specific or not..
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    Canadian here too, will be moving to UK in the fall. (Hopefully Visa will come in ! )
    Canadian PR status is different from Canadian nationality, so you will probably have to apply as a Chinese national.
    Canadian high school curriculum is usually considered on par with A-levels, while US usually required APs, at least for Medicine.

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