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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 graduationThroughout 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.

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Book Details

ISBN: 9781412946025
ISBN-10: 1412946026
Format: Paperback
(242mm x 170mm x 11mm)
Pages: 200
Imprint: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publisher: SAGE Publications Ltd
Publish Date: 11-Apr-2008
Country of Publication: United Kingdom

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Author Biography - Gareth Davey

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