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Author Smale, Bob.

Title How to succeed at university : an essential guide to academic skills and personal development / Bob Smale and Julie Fowlie.

Published London : SAGE, 2009.


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Giblin Eunson  378.170281 SMAL    AVAILABLE
 UniM BioMed  378.170281 SMAL    AVAILABLE
Physical description ix, 259 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm.
Series Sage study skills.
Sage study skills.
Notes Invalid ISBNs on verso of title page.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages [250]-252) and index.
Contents Part 1 How to Develop your Personal Skills 5 -- 1 How to prepare yourself for higher education 7 -- 2 How to plan your personal development 27 -- 3 How to improve your people skills 44 -- 4 How to nurture yourself during the developmental process 74 -- Part 2 How to Develop Your Academic Skills 103 -- 5 How do you learn and how do you know what is required of you? 105 -- 6 How to plan, conduct and review your research 131 -- 7 How to write up and present your work in order to get better results 146 -- 8 How to develop successful examination techniques 180 -- Part 3 How to Develop Job/Work Placement Search and Career Building Skills 195 -- 9 How to understand the job, internship or placement search process and what is required for success 197 -- 10 How to understand the application process in order to get shortlisted 209 -- 11 How to give yourself the best chance of success in the selection process 223 -- 12 How to continue developing yourself for your future success 239.
Summary "How to Succeed at University is a uniquely comprehensive study skills and personal development guide, incorporating coverage of personal skills, academic skills and job search skills within the framework of personal development planning. All the key skills are covered, with a strong focus on the importance of the continuing personal development process and the ultimate goal of employability. In terms of personal skills, the book offers advice on handling stress, time management and developing interpersonal skills. The academic skills section concentrates on the skills crucial for learning effectively, carrying out research, writing up your work and tackling exams. The job search skills covered include discussion of how to identify the best job according to skill set and how to stand out in the applications and selection process."--Publisher's website.
Other author Fowlie, Julie.
Subject Study skills.
College students -- Life skills guides.
ISBN 9781412947169 (hbk.)
1412947162 (hbk.)
9781412947176 (paperback)
1412947170 (paperback)
9711412947169 (invalid : hbk.)
9711412947176 (invalid : pbk.)