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The New Student’s Starter Pack

The New Student’s Starter Pack
Your Study Skills and Wellbeing Toolkit for University Brilliance

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June 2022 | SAGE Publications Ltd
Starting university soon? We've got your back.

This discounted bundle includes five indispensable books to help you do well and feel great. From critical thinking and academic writing, to wellbeing and time management, set yourself up for success and get the best of study support for less.


Essential Study Skills 5e by Tom Burns & Sandra Sinfield
"If you're looking to be that top student this book is a must!" - five-star review

Packed with study tips, activities, templates and advice from students, this bestselling guide shows you step-by-step how to study effectively, develop your employability skills and make the best of your time –  whether you are going to university straight from school, or are a mature or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time.

Think Critically by Tom Chatfield
Critical thinking is a crucial 21st-century skill. Think Critically gives you simple, direct guidance on how to effectively assess and critique the world around you.

Plan Your Essay by Phillip C. Shon
If you’re unsure where to start with essay writing, Plan Your Essay gives you the nuts and bolts you need to answer your question effectively and get great marks.

Your Super Quick Guide for University by Helen Coleman
Get on the right track from day one at university with this snappy guide. Full of top tips and hints for everything university can throw at you – from living away from home to doing your own research – this is a practical resource to get you through university cool, calm and in control!

Improve Your Health and Wellbeing by Kaye Rabel
Learning how to effectively manage your health and wellbeing is essential for living a balanced, enjoyable life. This useful guide gives you the tools and resources to improve and maintain a healthy body and mind, whilst also provides tips on how to foster better relationships with those around you.

Review of Essential Study Skills 5e
"This book contains a ridiculous amount of incredibly useful information for university. If you're looking to be that top student this book is a must."

Review of Think Critically
"A lovely short introduction to critical thinking for new HE students."

Review of Plan Your Essay

"Packed with concise information to help students succeed at university. (...)Easy to read and follow, with each book providing a 60 second summary before moving onto more detail in each section and providing reasoning throughout." - Julie Quick, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Perioperative Practice & Senior Lecturer, Birmingham City University, Journal of Perioperative Practice

Review of Improve Your Health and Wellbeing
"One of the best books I ever purchased."

Review of Your Super Quick Guide to University
"Provides students with guidance on topical matters that can oftentimes be challenging for them to access on their own - especially the tips on finance and well-being, and planning academic success."

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ISBN: 9781529616743