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

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £16.99
£15.29
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
£8.99
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
£6.29

Mature Student's Handbook

Paperback, 21/04/2009, £25.99
£23.39
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
£19.79
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.

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

Paperback, 03/05/2015, £16.99
£15.29
- 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
£22.49
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.

Studying History 4ed

Paperback, 09/11/2016, £23.99
£21.59
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.

Smart Thinking: How to Think Conceptually, Design Solutions and Make Decisions

Paperback, 08/04/2016, £17.99
£16.19
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
£20.69
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
£14.39
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
£17.99
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
£17.99
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
£16.19
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.

Student Survival Guide

Paperback, 01/08/2001, £5.99
£5.39
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.

Research Student's Guide to Success

Paperback, 01/10/2000, £18.99
£2.99
Provides an understanding of the term 'research student' to embrace all postgraduate students undertaking research, whether for traditional PhDs and MPhils or within programmes such as professional doctorates, 'taught' masters degrees, diplomas and certificates.

Complete Guide to Referencing and Avoiding Plagiarism

Paperback, 01/02/2010, £20.99
£18.89
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.

How to Write a Thesis 3ed

Paperback, 01/03/2011, £24.99
£22.49
Providing guidance to help students shape their theses, this book offers advice and practical tips and techniques. With useful summaries and checklists to help students to stay on track or regain their way, it introduces practical writing techniques such as free writing, generative writing and binge writing.

How to Get a Job You'll Love

Paperback, 01/10/2012, £12.99
£11.69
This new and fully updated 2013-14 edition of John Lees' bestselling to Get a Job You'll Lovel help readers unlock their hidden potential, find their passion and apply it to their working lives.

How to Master Personality Questionnaires

7, 01/09/2000, £7.99
£7.19
What is personality and how is it measured? Why are personality questionnaires used and what do employers do with the results? This guide helps readers to understand the questionnaires and explains some of the tricks of the psychologist's trade.

Analyze Anything: A Guide to Critical Reading and Writing

Paperback, 19/04/2012, £29.99
£26.99
Explains how to read, interpret and write about the world around us in a critical and informed way. This book answers the needs of students of composition, rhetoric, creative writing, stylistics or literature. It teaches the reader how to perform semiotic analysis, and formulates a logical set of instructions on how to write it up.

Exam Skills Handbook: Achieving Peak Performance 2ed

Paperback, 22/02/2012, £19.99
£17.99
Provides an easy-to-follow set of strategies and techniques that build to a plan for achieving your best possible exam performance. It gives practical step-by-step guidance in long-term planning for optimal performance through to last minute revision strategies. This fully updated, two-colour edition includes two brand new chapters.

Release Your Inner Drive: Everything you need to know about how to get good at stuff

Paperback, 25/05/2017, £12.99
£11.69
Release Your Inner Drive: Everything You Need to Know about How to Get Good at Stuff by Bradley Busch and Edward Watson is a book of infographics designed to show teenagers how they can excel at school and in life.

Brain Box: The Essential Guide to Success at school or college

Paperback, 09/06/2014, £9.99
£8.99
The Brain Box is your indispensable guide not only to powering through the stress, hard work and brain-ache of school or college, but also to establishing good learning habits and self-motivation which will be invaluable throughout the next stage of your life, whether that be at university or in a career.

Studying for your Education Degree

Paperback, 16/04/2018, £15.99
£14.39
An essential text for all those undertaking an education or teacher training degree within higher education, providing study support, skills and strategies for success.

Mindfulness for Students

Paperback, 18/05/2018, £15.99
£14.39
Using a unique combination of mindfulness-based techniques and study skills, this book shows students how to apply mindfulness to their studies and everyday life in simple, practical steps.

Academic Skills Handbook: Your Guide to Success in Writing, Thinking and Communicating at University

Paperback, 08/09/2018, £15.99
£14.39
This is your complete guide to acing your assignments and getting the most out of your time at university, packed with tips, diagnostic tools and tutorials to boost your grades.

Criminology and Criminal Justice Companion

Paperback, 28/04/2017, £26.99
£24.29
This companion offers a user-friendly and practical introduction to the various aspects of studying and researching Criminology and Criminal Justice.

Undergraduate Research Handbook 2ed

Paperback, 06/12/2018, £22.99
£20.69
This is a comprehensive guide to planning and producing high-quality dissertations, written assignments and project reports at undergraduate level. It supports students of all disciplines through each stage of the research process, from drafting questions and reviewing the literature through to collecting data and presenting their work.

Writing for Nursing and Midwifery Students 3ed

Paperback, 19/10/2018, £15.99
£14.39

Writing for Engineers 4ed

Paperback, 02/11/2017, £21.99
£19.79
This book is full of practical advice and useful examples to help students and engineers write clearly, accurately and impressively. This updated fourth edition features new material on technical notes, inspection reports and business cases, along with abstracts and summaries. It is an essential aid for today's engineers.

Success in Academic Writing 2ed

Paperback, 12/03/2018, £15.99
£14.39
This concise and practical guide takes students step-by-step through the writing process, and covers core aspects of academic writing, from understanding the task and researching the topic through to composing a draft, editing copy and responding to feedback.

Writing for Law

Paperback, 30/06/2010, £25.99
£23.39
This is an easy to use guide on how to complete the various types of assessment normally encountered in undergraduate law programmes. Encouraging students to apply the skills they have learnt, it covers a wide range of tasks including essay writing, giving presentations and moots, taking exams and completing dissertations.

Bullet Journal Method: Track Your Past, Order Your Present, Plan Your Future

Hardback, 23/10/2018, £16.99
£15.29
THE NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER Transform your life using the Bullet Journal Method, the revolutionary organisational system and worldwide phenomenon. The Bullet Journal Method will undoubtedly transform your life, in more ways than you can imagine' Hal Elrod, author of The Miracle Morning

Student Mindset: A 30-item toolkit for anyone learning anything

Paperback, 28/11/2018, £9.99
£8.99
In The Student Mindset: A 30-item toolkit for anyone learning anything, Steve Oakes and Martin Griffin provide clear, effective and engaging tools designed to help students plan, organise and execute successful learning.

50 Ways to Boost Your Employability

Paperback, 08/05/2019, £7.99
£7.19
This engaging book will inspire and motivate students to shape new habits which will boost their employability and prepare them for their next steps.

50 Ways to Succeed as an International Student

Paperback, 08/05/2019, £7.99
£7.19
Spanning the whole international student journey, it will help students to recognise potential challenges, connect with other students and take action that will prepare them for life after their study abroad adventure.This is an ideal resource for any student who wants to make the most of their time studying overseas.

50 Ways to Manage Stress

Paperback, 08/05/2019, £7.99
£7.19
This practical book will inspire and encourage students to shape new habits and make stress-management a natural part of their everyday routine. It shows students how to recognise helpful and unhelpful stress, identify their stress triggers and develop coping mechanisms to ease and manage stress.

50 Ways to Manage Time Effectively

Paperback, 08/05/2019, £7.99
£7.19
This book will inspire and motivate students to shape new habits and make effective use of time in their studies, work and everyday lives.

Study Skills Handbook 5ed

Paperback, 14/03/2019, £16.99
£15.29
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
£8.09
Boost performance, improve focus and eat your way to success

Study Success Journal

Paperback, 15/04/2019, £15.99
£11.99
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, £17.99
£16.19
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, £7.99
£7.19
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, £15.99
£14.39
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.

Writing at University 3ed

Paperback, 01/05/2008, £22.99
£20.69
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, £23.99
£21.59
The essential guide for all students enrolled on a distance learning course wishing to get the most out of their experience of Higher Education.

Manage Your Money

Paperback, 13/07/2019, £6.99
£6.29
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
£6.29
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
£6.29
A Super Quick guide to understanding referencing, and how to correctly cite sources in your assignments to avoid plagiarism.

 

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