This practical book guides new students through the terminology used at university and shows you:
what a student needs to know
how to be accepted by students and lecturers
how to get the best out of your institution and yourself
how to communicate using appropriate language in higher education institutions
how to learn the conventions of your specific subject area
how to be confident and competent in your new world
All new students find the move to university slightly bewildering, but with this book you can be one step ahead. The author has spent time talking to students across a broad range of different universities and uses her first-hand experience as a basis for the book.
Understanding University provides a lifeline for new students in further and higher education offering everything from practical advice on studying, to explanations of frequently used terms. If you don’t know the difference between a seminar and a tutorial or want to know what ‘matriculation’ means, then this is where to start.
Need a little assistance? Just open this book. And remember - you are not alone.
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