How to Succeed at University
An Essential Guide to Academic Skills, Personal Development & Employability
- Bob Smale - Freelance writer, trainer and mentor with long standing interests in personal development and employee relations
- Julie Fowlie - University of Brighton, UK
Discover how to:
- Improve your employability prospects and give yourself the advantage in the job market
- Benefit from other students' experience, with top tips and insider advice on succeeding in your studies
- Explore the uses of digital technologies in learning and assessment
- Use what you learn right away, with handy downloadable checklists and worksheets.
Pragmatic, up-front and sympathetic, this is an essential companion for all undergraduate students, as well as anyone preparing for study at university.
Student Success is a series of essential guides for students of all levels. From how to think critically and write great essays to boosting your employability and managing your wellbeing, the Student Success series helps you study smarter and get the best from your time at university.
Visit the Sage Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!
This is a vital resource for both potential, and experienced students in higher education, whether undergrad or postgrad. With accessible examples and interactive activities that enable the reader to engage with and learn from their own experiences; this book successfully demystifies some of the structures and processes within HE that can often cause anxiety for students, and introduces language and terminology that students will encounter which is both empowering and developmental. It is recommended reading.
Praise for the first edition ‘A really practical and positive text that underpins student learning. Used time and time again by students. This is an excellent text.’
Good, all round study skills book which will appeal to students who like to reflect on how they learn.
Useful advice for all those intending to progress to university.
Too basic for my students needs. This may be useful as a school text prior to application for university education.
It provides good tips for students to enable them succeed at university.
An excellent resource to prepare students for studying at a higher level, alongside addressing the social aspects of university life.
Would be more appropriate for a student manual.
Useful additional guide for students
Content mirrors the topics covered I the module. This book is written by two colleagues who were instrumental in developing the (skills) syllabus and much of their work is still being used.
Sample Materials & Chapters
How to Succeed at University: How to Develop Your Personal Skills