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Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide 11ed

Paperback, 26/04/2019, £13.99
This is the leading guide to referencing and avoiding plagiarism, covering everything from understanding plagiarism and identifying sources to setting out quotations and creating a reference list.

Study Skills Handbook 5ed

Paperback, 14/03/2019, £15.99
Fully revised for the fifth edition, it contains everything students need to succeed. This is an invaluable resource for undergraduate students of all disciplines, and is also ideal for postgraduates, mature students and international students.

Work Fuel: The Productivity Ninja Guide to Nutrition

Paperback, 07/03/2019, £8.99
Boost performance, improve focus and eat your way to success

Study Success Journal

Paperback, 15/04/2019, £13.99
This interactive study journal places students at the centre of their learning experience and shows them how to develop the skills needed to be successful.

Academic Success: A Student's Guide to Studying at University

Paperback, 30/10/2018, £15.99
This hands-on book introduces students to the demands of university study in a clear and accessible way and helps them to understand what is expected of them.

50 Ways to Boost Your Grades

Paperback, 08/05/2019, £6.99
This practical guide presents fifty ways in which students can revitalise their approach to studying and boost their grades.

Critical Thinking Skills for your Education Degree

Paperback, 29/05/2019, £14.99
An essential text for all those undertaking an education or teaching degree within higher education, providing study support and skills development for critical thinking, reading and writing.

SAGE Student Planner: Academic Diary 2019-20

13/07/2019, £8.99
Get a head start on the academic year with this handy planner. Helping you get your study and research on track, manage your time and beat your assignment deadlines, you'll be ready to meet every challenge.

Manage Your Money

Paperback, 13/07/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to successfully managing your money as you study, from funding and budgeting to managing your debt.

Find Your Source

Paperback, 13/07/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to finding and assessing good sources for your research assignment or project.

Cite Your Source

Paperback, 13/07/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to understanding referencing, and how to correctly cite sources in your assignments to avoid plagiarism.

Plan Your Essay

Paperback, 13/07/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.

Take Great Notes

Paperback, 13/07/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to taking the best notes, with tips and strategies to get the most out of every lecture or study session.

Think Critically

Paperback, 09/11/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to thinking critically, from reasoning and arguments to spotting bias and avoiding information overload.

Give Great Presentations

Paperback, 29/10/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to giving successful presentations, from preparing material and getting timings right to body language and confidence.

Polish Your Academic Writing

Paperback, 29/10/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to polishing your academic writing, helping you write with impact and get the best grades.

Manage Your Stress

Paperback, 29/10/2019, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to managing your stress while you study, helping you find balance and feel in control.

Writing at University 3ed

Paperback, 01/05/2008, £20.99
Writing at University offers guidance on how to develop the writing you have to do at university along with a greater understanding of what is involved in this complex activity.

Studying at a Distance: A guide for students 4ed

Paperback, 16/12/2015, £26.99
The essential guide for all students enrolled on a distance learning course wishing to get the most out of their experience of Higher Education.

Using Feedback to Boost Your Grades

Paperback, 30/08/2019, £6.99

Understanding How We Learn: A Visual Guide

Paperback, 16/08/2018, £20.99

Creative Games in Groupwork

Paperback, 31/03/1997, £33.99
Suitable for scout and church leaders, as well as occupational therapists, activity organisers and social workers, this book contains ideas which include introduction mixing exercises, games using gentle movement, exuberant games, puzzles brain teasers, verbal games, and pen paper games.

Motivational Games and Activities for Groups: Exercises to Energise, Enthuse and Inspire

Paperback, 01/03/2015, £25.99
How can you encourage people to be motivated? How can you create that sense of yearning to achieve or reach a goal? How can you energise and inspire group members? The exercises and activities in this book helps you to motivate your team or the group with which you are working.

Perfect CV

Paperback, 05/07/2007, £7.99
Suitable for anyone who's applying for jobs, this book explains what recruiters are looking for, gives practical advice about how to show yourself in your best light, and provides real-life examples to help you improve your CV.

Student Guide to Mindfulness

Paperback, 25/09/2019, £14.99
For any student trying to find their place in the world, this grounded guide helps you navigate the new pressures of studies and life, so you can find balance and mental wellbeing.

Macmillan Student Planner 2020-21 : Academic Diary

Paperback, 01/05/2020, £9.99
Formerly published as The Palgrave Student Planner, it contains everything students need to organise their information and time effectively, including study skills advice, week-to-view diary pages, habit trackers, personal finance guidance, timetables, useful contacts and websites, spelling rules, notes pages and much more.

Student Phrase Book: Vocabulary for Writing at University

Paperback, 16/01/2020, £15.99
The second edition of this concise phrase book is an essential tool for all students who want to communicate their ideas, arguments and evaluations clearly and precisely.

Skills for Business and Management

Paperback, 06/05/2020, £17.99

Writing for Biomedical Sciences Students

Paperback, 22/02/2020, £14.99
This book will equip readers with all the skills needed to write convincing and polished assignments in biomedical sciences.

Simplify Your Study: Effective Strategies for Coursework and Exams

Paperback, 03/02/2020, £15.99
This innovative book provides clear and straight-forward strategies which help students to understand the conventions of academic assignments and what lecturers expect from their work.

Reading at University: Improve Your Focus and Make Better Notes

Paperback, 21/03/2020, £13.99
This concise and practical text will equip students with the effective reading strategies they need when preparing for their university assessments. It dispels assumptions often made about the nature of reading at university, and provides an overview of the culture of academic reading, note-making, and what markers expect.

Where's Your Evidence?

Paperback, 30/04/2020, £6.99
This engaging guide will equip students with the knowledge, skills and tools to find and evaluate academic information in a critical, informed and thoughtful way.

Reflective Writing for Nursing, Health and Social Work

Paperback, 29/04/2020, £15.99
This book takes students step-by-step through the process of planning and writing a reflective essay, beginning with crucial guidance on planning and structure. It introduces different reflective frameworks and shows readers how to structure a piece of writing according to a particular framework.

Doing Reflexivity: An Introduction

Paperback, 10/01/2017, £27.99
This book provides social science researchers with both a strong rationale for the importance of thinking reflexively and a practical guide to doing it. The first book to build on Pierre Bourdieu's reflexive work, it combines academic analysis with practical examples and case studies. The book will be of interest to researchers and students.

75 Tools for Creative Thinking: A Fun Card Deck for Creative Inspiration

01/07/2013, £19.99
A resourceful box for creative professionals and anyone who wishes to apply creative thinking to solving problems.

Think Like an Artist, Don't Act Like One

Paperback, 20/07/2020, £12.99

Think Like an Engineer, Don't Act Like One

Paperback, 13/04/2020, £12.99

Return to Study Handbook: Study Skills for Mature, Distance, and Workplace Learners

Paperback, 03/09/2019, £14.99
Master your lifelong learning and professional development with this essential guide to overcoming challenges, beating procrastination, and successfully managing your studies alongside work, family and other priorities.

Student Mental Health and Wellbeing in Higher Education: A practical guide

Paperback, 18/09/2019, £26.99
This book offers pragmatic guidance to support academic and student services staff in both being proactive within their role to promote a positive approach to wellbeing, and understanding how to care appropriately for students who may not be flourishing in the university environment.

Getting a PhD in Law

Paperback, 01/09/2011, £23.99
This is a unique guide to obtaining the degree of Doctor of Philosophy of Law in the United Kingdom. It is readable and informative, drawing on interviews and case studies with PhD students, supervisors and examiners.

How to Write a Thesis

Paperback, 16/02/2017, £24.99

Study Skills for Part-time Students

Paperback, 12/03/2009, £17.99
An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study and organisational skills that will ensure any student studying a university course whilst continuing to work can get the most out of their course and improve their employability .

Study Skills for Science, Engineering and Technology Students

Paperback, 25/06/2009, £17.99
An accessible, student-friendly handbook that covers all of the essential study skills that will ensure that science, engineering or technology students get the most out of their course.

Student Eats: Fast, Cheap, Healthy - the best tried-and-tested recipes for students

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £12.99
What you want to eat, what you can actually make?In this book, the author offers hundreds of tried-and-tested ideas to cook with the minimal utensils, no fancy gadgets and affordable ingredients. It includes kitchen kit, starter store cupboard shopping list, her smart meal maths and simple menu plans for one, two, four or more.

How to be a Study Ninja: Study smarter. Focus better. Achieve more.

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £9.99
Struggling with your studies? Overwhelmed by your reading list? Paralysed by procrastination? It's time to think like a Ninja!
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