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Studying and Learning at University

Studying and Learning at University
Vital Skills for Success in Your Degree

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April 2008 | 224 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd
Studying and Learning at University provides a concise and accessible introduction to the essential study skills for first-time undergraduates.

Alan Pritchard focuses on the skills that every student will need to master to achieve success in their academic career. Practical, straight-forward advice is provided on subjects such as how to:

  • approach learning
  • use active reading techniques
  • use computers and the internet to support academic study
  • prepare for written assessment
  • prepare and deliver presentations.

This guide is essential reading for anyone new to study at undergraduate level. Students setting out on any undergraduate course will welcome the support and guideance provided here.

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!

How We Learn
Reading for Academic Purposes
Note-taking and Recording for Learning
Finding the Information that you Need
Computers and the Internet as a Source of Quality Information
Preparing for Assessment and the process of writing
Giving Presentations


SAGE Study Skills hub
Visit the SAGE Study Skills hub for tips, resources and videos on study success!

A generic text which would be of use to any students commencing a higher education course in any subject area.

Miss Emma Baxter
School of Care, Ystrad Mynach College
September 18, 2014

A supportive publication for anyone who is thinking about going to university but for those students who are not that confident.

Mrs Jo Pothecary
Student Support & Engagement, Wiltshire College
February 4, 2014

I will be recommending this text to all new students coming in at Level 4 as well as Foundation programme students who really need an extra insight into what it means to study at University

Mrs Karen Griffiths
Education , Manchester Metropolitan Univ (Crewe)
March 27, 2013

Every student, upon embarking for learning in higher education, must read this book which not only gives information but guide the students throughout the degree process.

Mr Bakar Abu
Institute of Education, Worcester University
October 11, 2012

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