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The International Student's Survival Guide How to Get the Most from Studying at a UK University by Gareth Davey
  

The International Student's Survival Guide How to Get the Most from Studying at a UK University

Synopsis

The International Student's Survival Guide How to Get the Most from Studying at a UK University by Gareth Davey

The International Student's Survival Guide is a comprehensive and easy-to-use guide to studying and living in the UK. It will be invaluable in preparing international students for the inevitable differences in culture, customs, and academic life, and helps to ensure they get the most out of their time at University. Gareth Davey provides students with all the information needed to make the right choice about where to study and provides valuable advice on how to settle into your new surroundings, including guidance on: Choosing and applying for a course Leaving home and arriving in the UK Managing finances and living costs Academic culture Teaching and assessment methods Health and welfare Life after graduation Throughout the guide there are checklists and self-evaluation forms to help the reader chart their progress. A glossary is included to aid understanding of the topics covered, and directories of additional sources of information make it easy to find out more where necessary. This guide will be a useful resource for students coming to the UK to embark on either undergraduate or graduate study in any subject. SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university. Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

About the Author

Gareth Davey, University of Chester, has taught international students on courses organized by the universities of Bolton, Central Lancashire, De Montfort, and at institutions abroad

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Book Info

Publication date

16th April 2008

Author

Gareth Davey

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Publisher

SAGE Publications Inc

Format

Hardback
200 pages

Categories

Advice on education
Living & working abroad
Universities

ISBN

9781412946018

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