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Beat Your Writer's Block

Paperback, 28/10/2020, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to beating writing anxiety, providing tools and tips for overcoming blocks, improving productivity and building good assignment writing habits.

Success In Groupwork 2ed

Paperback, 24/02/2022, £7.99

Getting Critical 3ed

Paperback, 24/02/2022, £7.99

Writing for University 3ed

Paperback, 10/02/2022, £7.99

Thematic Analysis: A Practical Guide

Paperback, 27/10/2021, £35.99
This book is the definitive approach to thematic analysis, offering a highly accessible and practical discussion of doing TA.

The Little Book of Student Food: Easy Recipes for Tasty, Healthy Eating on a Budget

Paperback, 08/08/2019, £6.99
Every student needs to fill their belly as well as their brain. But even if you can barely make toast, this starter guide to killing it in the kitchen will give you what you need to succeed. From the very basics through to more adventurous dishes, these recipes are budget-friendly, super tasty and easy to make.

NOSH NOSH for Students: A Fun Student Cookbook - Photo with Every Recipe

Paperback, 14/12/2020, £9.99
Inspired by her son, who left for university with no cooking skills, Joy May wrote NOSH for Students a simple cookbook specifically for students. What was needed was an easily attainable taste of home, oh, and pictures with every recipe! Joy helps to take the chore out of cooking, giving students a taste of success and fun in the kitchen.

Good Food: Easy Student Dinners: Triple-tested Recipes

Paperback, 25/08/2011, £4.99
Making tasty and healthy dishes can be difficult for students - with a tight schedule and an even tighter budget, the odds are stacked against you.

Best Ever Student Cookbook

Hardback, 15/07/2010, £9.99
Features recipes for various items ranging from the snacks of Welsh Rarebit, Chunky Oven Chips, through to main meals including Spaghetti Bolognese, Wheeler's Beef Stew, a simple Thai green curry and a traditional Roast Chicken. This title also features recipes for cakes and desserts such as Bread & Butter Pudding. It is intended for students.

Hamlyn All Colour Cookery: 200 Student Meals: Hamlyn All Colour Cookbook

Paperback, 02/06/2016, £5.99
200 quick, simple and nutritious meals, with easy-to-follow recipes for the novice cook

How to Write Your Literature Review

Paperback, 12/12/2020, £15.99
This engaging guide by bestselling author Bryan Greetham takes students step-by-step through the process of writing a literature review, and equips them with practical strategies to help them navigate each stage.

Becoming a Critical Thinker

Paperback, 27/11/2020, £16.99
Throughout, real-world examples illustrate the value of critical thinking in both academia and everyday life, and activities allow students to put new skills into practice. Becoming a Critical Thinker is an essential introduction to critical thinking for undergraduates of all subject areas.

Brilliant Essays

Paperback, 17/11/2020, £15.99
Ursula Hackett's tried-and-tested approach for essay success helps students to create brilliant, original, high-scoring essays that are enjoyable to write - and read.

The Work-Based Learning Student Handbook

Paperback, 15/12/2020, £20.99
The third edition of the original full-length handbook which caters to the specific needs of work-based learners. It will also be an invaluable resource for work-based learning tutors, workplace supervisors and organisations with an interest in work-based learning.

Writing Skills for Social Work Students

Paperback, 03/03/2021, £16.99
This book will equip Social Work students with the knowledge, skills and confidence to produce first-rate written assignments. Students are taken through the core stages of working on an assignment, from planning the task and reading and note-making through to finding and evaluating sources, drafting a text, and editing and proofreading.

Work and Days: Daily wisdom from the Greeks and Romans to get you through your working day

Paperback, 18/04/2019, £14.99
What the Ancient Greeks and Romans can teach us about succeeding at work today.

Words That Work: Communicate Your Purpose, Your Profits and Your Performance

Paperback, 03/01/2022, £19.99
Based on scenarios and conversations from CEOs, business leaders and senior executives from world leading companies, Words That Work give leaders the playbook for successful communications.

You've Got This: A Student's Guide to Well-being at University and Beyond

Paperback, 18/04/2022, £16.99
Student life can be overwhelming, and it is not surprising that you might struggle to cope sometimes. This book guides you through your student journey with simple and effective strategies to help you take ownership of your mental health and stay in control.

Thanks for the Feedback: The Science and Art of Receiving Feedback Well

Paperback, 26/03/2015, £9.99
We get feedback every day of our lives, from friends and family, colleagues, customers, and bosses, teachers, doctors, and strangers. We know that feedback is essential for professional development and healthy relationships - but we dread it and even dismiss it. This book teaches you how to take criticism productively.

How to Read and Write Critically

Paperback, 28/10/2021, £17.99
Success in your assessments demands criticality. This book draws on multiple examples to teach you how to think, read and write critically in essays, dissertations, posters and more.

Acing Online Assessment: Your Guide to Success

Paperback, 25/01/2022, £14.99
Clear, friendly and down-to-earth, this guide helps you translate your offline assessment skills in an online environment. From presentations to portfolios, it shows you how to improve your grades and excel in your work.

How to Think: Your Essential Guide to Clear, Critical Thought

Paperback, 21/06/2021, £12.99
How to Think empowers you to pause, think twice and, above all, think well. A short and punchy essentials guide, it introduces the fundamental habits and practices for critical thinking and gives 10 key concepts for applying and building clear thinking for effective study.

Your Super Quick Guide to Learning Online

Paperback, 23/12/2020, £9.99
Get the most out of learning online so you can succeed in your studies - this handy guide is packed with support and tips on navigating digital learning so you don't miss out.

Mastering Academic Writing

Paperback, 24/12/2018, £20.99
This new academic writing guide coaches you through the trials and tribulations of transitioning to postgraduate studies from undergraduate study.

Study Your Way to Your Perfect Career: How to Become a Successful Student, Fast, and Then Make it Coun

Paperback, 25/09/2019, £18.99
Learn how to develop the essential study skills that make a successful student - and the qualities that employers want!

Check That Fact

Paperback, 24/05/2021, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to developing your information literacy skills, from identifying and evaluating sources to challenging misinformation and fake news.

Write Reflectively

Paperback, 29/09/2022, £6.99
This is a step-by-step guide that offers students practical skills for reflecting on and learning from their experiences. This approach to reflective writing works for different types of assignments and situations.

Be a Brilliant Dyslexic Student

Paperback, 09/07/2022, £6.99
An accessible, positive study guide for students with dyslexia, this book uses tried-and-tested learning strategies to empower students to achieve their academic goals.

Work Well in Groups

Paperback, 23/03/2020, £6.99
A Super Quick guide to undertaking assessed group work and making it a success.

Beginning Quantitative Research

Paperback, 21/03/2022, £26.99

Essential Skills for Early Career Researchers

Paperback, 28/02/2022, £24.99
The perfect companion to support your development of the academic and professional skills you need as an early career researcher to help you thrive in academia.

Essential Study Skills: The Complete Guide to Success at University 5ed

Paperback, 11/06/2022, £14.99
Learn how to study smarter and succeed at university, with the definitive guide to study skills. Packed with practical tips and advice, it's essential reading for anyone who wants to do their best at university.

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!

Really Useful Ultimate Student Cookbook

Paperback, 13/07/2017, £6.99

Mature Student's Handbook

Paperback, 21/04/2009, £25.99
A practical guide allowing mature students to build on their strengths and overcome challenges. Includes worked examples, exercises and space for recording strategies and successes. Covers areas such as lectures, seminars, reading and note-taking, presentations, writing, exams, time management, finance and careers.

Study Skills Handbook (Simplified Chinese Language Edition)

Paperback, 08/02/2013, £21.99
Available for the first time in simplified Chinese, The Study Skills Handbook helps you to develop the skills you need for higher level study, to obtain a good degree and plan for your future career. An international bestseller, the book is ideal for Chinese-speaking students embarking on a course at an English-speaking institution.

Studying History 4ed

Paperback, 09/11/2016, £23.99
This best-selling guide will help you get to grips with the larger themes and issues behind historical study, while also showing you how to formulate your own ideas in a clear, analytical style. Fully updated throughout, further advice on web-based sources and avoiding plagiarism will equip you with the tools you need to succeed on your course.

Palgrave Study Skills - Smart Thinking: How to Think Conceptually, Design Solutions and Make Decisions

Paperback, 08/04/2016, £17.99
We all have the ability to think conceptually and creatively, but for many of us this potential lies untapped. Smart Thinking will teach you how to generate your own original ideas, create new concepts, assess risk, solve problems and make balanced decisions. Above all, this book will show you how to truly think for yourself.

How to Begin Studying English Literature 4ed

Paperback, 07/06/2016, £22.99
This book has established itself as one of the most popular introductory student guides in the field. The fourth edition has been updated throughout, with a brand new chapter on critics and contexts in essay writing. It shows the reader how to approach literature, featuring chapters on themes, characters, structure, style, irony and analysis.

Writing for Science Students

Paperback, 06/06/2017, £15.99
Writing for Science Students is a practical guide to the techniques you need for accurate, clear and effective writing. This book takes you through each stage of the process, from understanding the requirements of your assignment and planning your research, right through to reading, structuring your writing and editing.

Business Student's Phrase Book: Key Vocabulary for Effective Writing

Paperback, 26/05/2017, £19.99
To write successfully in business - both at university and in the workplace - you need to communicate your ideas clearly and correctly; imprecise or incorrect word use will lessen the clarity and credibility of your work. This book gives you an accessible `way in' to the words and phrases you will need to use in essays, case studies and reports.

Studying in English: Strategies for Success in Higher Education

Paperback, 04/06/2017, £19.99
Are you studying, or planning to study, a degree taught in English? If so, this is the book for you. It's full of examples, ideas, activities and good advice to help you improve your English and make the most of your university experience, whether you are abroad or taking university classes in English at home.

Student's Guide to Peer Mentoring: Get More From Your University Experience

Paperback, 24/05/2017, £17.99
Whether you already work as a student mentor or are considering becoming one, this book will serve as an indispensable companion and will help you to make the most of your mentoring experience.

Get Sorted: How to make the most of your student experience

Paperback, 03/05/2015, £16.99
- There are a host of useful illustrations, diagrams, checklists, exercises and real student stories to help you get the most from the book.- It's easy to find your way around the chapters so you can pick the bits that are most relevant for you.

Studying Law 4ed

Paperback, 23/07/2014, £24.99
Studying Law introduces students to the fundamental legal skills that they will need to successfully study the subject, such as case analysis, legislative interpretation, problem solving and essay writing, and to the core Law subjects themselves and the distinctions between them.

Student Survival Guide

Paperback, 01/08/2001, £5.99
A guide to university life written by two current students at Cardiff University, encompassing study, the social scene and accommodation. They cover issues from the chaos of Fresher's week and difficult landlords, to sex and social life, the stress of finals and beyond.

Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £20.99
This excellent new edition of The Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism will continue to demystify the referencing process and provide essential guidance on making sure you are not committing plagiarism.
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