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Reflective Journal 3ed

Paperback, 31/07/2020, £17.99
£16.19

The Times Good University Guide 2022: Where to go and what to study

Paperback, 04/02/2021, £19.99
£17.99
Essential guide to British universities that gives you all the information you need to make the crucial decisions on what to study, where to study, and how much it might cost. Objective and authoritative, it is the best-selling guide to making the right university choice for you.

Critical Approaches to Online Learning

Paperback, 03/09/2021, £20.00
£18.00
An essential read for all those involved in teaching and learning in higher education with the pivot to fully online - made urgent by Covid-19 - but also drawing on best practice to rethink the role of digital more broadly in the social practices of university learning and teaching.

A Pocket Style Manual

23/02/2021, £28.99
£26.09
A companion for writing for higher education in all disciplines, making it easy for students to keep all of the guidelines and best practices to hand. This latest edition emphasises step-by-step how-to instruction that helps students apply writing, research, and citation advice in practical, transferable ways.

Skills for Success: Personal Development and Employability 4ed

Paperback, 30/04/2021, £18.99
£17.09
Now in its fourth edition, this indispensable guide helps students to create their own personal development programme and build the skills and capabilities today's employers want.

Becoming a Critical Thinker: For your university studies and beyond

Paperback, 13/01/2021, £16.99
£15.29
A clear, user-friendly, and inspiring guide to developing essential critical thinking skills in all undergraduate degree subjects, with unique practitioner and student interviews to help students appreciate how vital critical thinking is in an academic, professional, and personal context.

How to Fix Meetings: Meet Less, Focus on Outcomes and Get Stuff Done

Paperback, 13/05/2021, £9.99
£8.99
Zoom fatigue? Calendar full of meetings that could just be an email? Online and offline, too much valuable time is wasted in meetings. Often little advance planning takes place, resulting in productivity drains rather than productivity gains.

Critical Thinking and Writing in Nursing

Paperback, 29/04/2021, £20.99
£18.89
Mapped to the 2018 NMC Standards and filled with practical activities and case studies, this book develops the critical thinking and writing skills required of nursing students to succeed in their studies and practice.

Make Brilliant Work: From Picasso to Steve Jobs, How to Unlock Your Creativity and Succeed

Hardback, 10/06/2021, £16.99
£15.29
You don't have to be brilliant to produce brilliant work. Make Brilliant Work will show you the methods and techniques other people have used and how you can use them too.

Read Critically

Paperback, 23/03/2020, £6.99
£6.29
A Super Quick guide to critically analysing academic texts for your research and assignments.

Manage Your Time

Paperback, 28/10/2020, £6.99
£6.29
A Super Quick guide to successfully managing your time, balancing your commitments and achieving your academic goals.

Improve Your Health and Wellbeing

Paperback, 28/10/2020, £6.99
£6.29
A Super Quick guide to managing your physical and mental health and wellbeing at university, giving you the tools and resources to meet the demands of student life and beyond.

Build Your Argument

Paperback, 28/10/2020, £6.99
£6.29
A Super Quick guide to constructing a logical, top marks argument for your assignments, including forming your position and using evidence.

Plan Your Research Project: Little Quick Fix

Paperback, 05/02/2021, £6.99
£6.29
Guiding you through how to plan your research project, this Little Quick Fix covers everything from how to get started and the stages of research, to avoiding procrastination and staying on track.

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

Paperback, 03/08/2017, £12.99
£11.69
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, £24.99
£22.49
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, £19.99
£17.99
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, £22.99
£20.69
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, £16.99
£15.29
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, £21.99
£19.79
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, £18.99
£17.09
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, £18.99
£17.09
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, £16.99
£15.29
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, £15.99
£14.39
- 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, £23.99
£21.59
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.

Writing for University 2ed

Paperback, 23/03/2016, £7.99
£7.19
This concise, handy guide demystifies academic writing, providing students with real insight into writing well at university. Direct and practical advice allows students to gain the confidence, knowledge and tools to hit the ground running from their first year of study. Well-presented, featuring lively illustrations.

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.

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.

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.

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, £28.99
£26.09
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.

Cite Them Right: The Essential Referencing Guide 11ed

Paperback, 26/04/2019, £14.99
£13.49
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
£14.39
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, £14.99
£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, £16.99
£15.29
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, £14.99
£13.49
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
£8.09
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
£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.

Plan Your Essay

Paperback, 13/07/2019, £6.99
£6.29
A Super Quick guide to planning an academic essay, from setting your structure and developing an argument to staying on topic.
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