"Going to University is an exciting time but it can also feel scary and overwhelming. This excellent guide helps demystify some of the technicalities, so students can easily navigate the system... Recommended reading for anyone keen to make the most of this brilliant life opportunity."Lynda Brady, Pro Vice Chancellor (Student Experience), Edge Hill University, UK."... It is clear the authors have considered the transition to university life from a range of perspectives, not just an academic one, which is particularly helpful for the challenges students face entering higher education."Christie Pritchard, Student Learning Manager, University of Plymouth, UK."This book is a must read... There is something in it for everyone who wants to start university, just started or is already there."Nils Lenoch, Copenhagen Business Academy, Denmark."In this book Catherine O'Connor with Liz Thomas' shares an honest and direct message about life as you begin University and leave as a graduate... from this book you can learn all the tips and tricks on how to manoeuvre University life for the first time."Fiona Nashie, University of Westminster, UK.Surviving your First Year at University is the ideal companion for new and existing students who want to get the most out of their university experience.Whether you are worried about money, mental health, time management or organising your course load this handy book is packed with advice on how to make the most of your degree.
O'Connor and Thomas share their wisdom on topics including:
*Understanding and navigating the university system
*Coping with social and cultural change
*Overcoming the challenges of living away from home
*Creating opportunities for personal growth
*Using your degree as a platform for your career aspirations
*Special tips for International students
*Maintaining physical and mental well-being
The book describes in detail how a university works and what to expect in day-to-day life there. There are practical tips on coping with academic demands, examinations, money management, lifestyle and self-care. This text is an invaluable toolkit for all students who want to succeed at university.
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