'Brilliant little book! ... It's easy to follow and understand, full of practical hints and tips, helps to remove some of the pressures of uni life!' - Amazon review
'Really useful sections on reading and taking notes ... the bread and butter of student life.' - Amazon review
Do you want to do better at university?
Whether you're a student wanting to improve their study skills or a lecturer who wants to give their students a helping hand with their work, this book is for you.
Packed with study tips and handy activities, this proven guide shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time - whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to:Sail through those tricky first weeks Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn Learn techniques for academic writing and research Pass exams with flying colours Stay cool and cope with stress.
Practical and interactive, this edition features six brand new chapters to arm you with even more essential skills including how to produce a dissertation, planning your career and focusing on building relationships with lecturers and other students to help you get ahead.
Visit the Essential Study Skills Companion Website
Launched with this edition is an improved and expanded companion website. Don't miss the extensive range of guidance and resources for both students and tutors, including video tips, study packs, practice exercises and other tools for you to use in both your preparation and actual work.
SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills website for tips, quizzes and videos on study success!
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Number of pages: 472
Weight: 953 g
Dimensions: 232 x 186 x 30 mm
Edition: 3rd Revised edition
- Karen Sneddon, Nursing and Midwifery, Sheffield Hallam University
'A well written and superbly structured book. I found this book to be extremely useful for both students and teachers alike. There are some excellent tips and activities in addition to extenstive support material. A book that you can dip in and out of at your leisure'
- Mrs Ruth Baxter, Education , Blackburn College
An excellent resource for both lecturers and students
- Mr David Ellicott, Gyuidance, Youth Studies & Youth Justice, Nottingham Trent University
'A great book to keep close to you while you develop during your degree. You're not expected to be perfect after years of practice, let alone after a single term in your fresher year. This book helps you to understand that, yet at the same time helps you strive to bring out your best at all times'
-The University Blog
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