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Equip students with the skills to succeed

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From guidance on critical thinking and assignment writing to managing wellbeing and employability, our guides help your students build a range of academic and life skills. We can help you with flexible solutions, tailored to your needs: register your interest to get started.


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How can we help?

Our academic skills guides provide the building blocks students need to succeed at university. Packed with practical, positive strategies for academic and life skills, they offer tried and tested tips and strategies to use straight away.  

  1. Help bridge the gap from school or college, so students' transition to HE is effective and stress-free

  2. Level the playing field, enabling all students to progress in their studies

  3. Build confidence and support wellbeing so students flourish as independent learners

  4. Give students instant support and step-by-step guidance when they need it most



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SAGE Study Skills Starter Pack

The New Student's Starter Pack - available in print or eBook

Created with new students in mind, this specially discounted bundle ensures an easy transition into university and supports students from first to final year. It includes:

  • Your Super Quick Guide to University by Helen Coleman

  • Essential Study Skills, 5th edition by Tom Burns & Sandra Sinfield

  • Think Critically by Tom Chatfield

  • Plan Your Essay by Phillip C. Shon

  • Improve Your Health & Wellbeing by Kaye Rabel

the new student's starter pack



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