- Is Uni right for you - and which subject and Uni would suit you best? - What do Unis look for - and how can you impress them in your application? - And how do students survive at Uni? How do they end up where they should be, fed and watered, with money in their pockets? You2Uni is the ideal book for those thinking about going to university after school or college. Through illustrations of student life and practical activities and discussion points, You2Uni helps you to make informed decisions about what is right for you, improve your academic skills, and develop skills for independent everyday life. It covers every aspect of transition to university life, from choosing a subject to managing your money, and from writing essays to looking after yourself.
* Is Uni right for you - and which subject and Uni would suit you best? Through illustrations of student life and practical activities and discussion points, You2Uni helps you to make informed decisions about what is right for you, improve your academic skills, and develop skills for independent everyday life.
Acknowledgements Introduction Getting Started Is Uni for Me? You2UniQuiz PART A: CHOICES AND DECISIONS When is the Best Time? Be Fully Informed Employability and Life Chances Choosing Your Uni Choosing Your Subject and Programme Teaching and Assessment Money Decisions and Choice of Uni Making Your Decisions Making Your Application A Picture of Uni PART B: ACADEMIC SKILLS FOR UNI Reading: the Need for Speed Developing Reading Strategies for Uni Build Your Word Power Making Effective Notes Writing Essays at Uni Critical Analysis at Uni Time Management at Uni What's Different about Study at Uni? Uni-Facts PART C: UNI-LIFE Fantasy and Reality of Life at Uni Managing Your Money Shopping for Food Food at Uni: Famine or Feast? Get on the Move Finding the Real You Looking AfterYourself Appendix 1: Timeline for Applications Appendix 2: Countdown to Uni: Action Plan Appendix 3: Costs, Financial Support and Repayments Appendix 4: Where to Get More Information Answers and Feedback Glossary of Terms and Acronyms References Index.
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