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Get set for study in the UK /
Tom Barron.
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Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2003.
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viii, 179 p. ; 22 cm.
ISBN
0748618104
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Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, 2003.
isbn
0748618104
catalogue key
4874487
 
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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Few books are so complete, brief and easily navigable as Tom Barron's Get set for Study in the UK.
"Few books are so complete, brief, and easily navigable as Tom Barron's Get Set for Study in the U.K.... Useful for international program advisors and potential study abroad candidates. It is a quick and easy way to retrieve valuable information on a variety of topics." -- Katie Trapp, National Association for Foreign Study Abroad Newsletter
The author's coverage of the subject is very comprehensive, and his organization is superb. The chapters follow a logical sequence, progressing nicely through the various stages of the process for the international student. Why? What? Where? How?-- it's all there. The world needs an honest, informative, straightforward guide to UK higher education.
This is a very well written and readable book. It is the author's breadth of knowledge about the UK education system coupled with his intimate understanding of the needs and concerns of international students that will ensure this book is a success.
The author's coverage of the subject is very comprehensive, and his organization is superb. The chapters follow a logical sequence, progressing nicely through the various stages of the process for the international student. Why? What? Where? How? - it's all there. The world needs an honest, informative, straightforward guide to UK higher education.
"The author's coverage of the subject is very comprehensive, and his organization is superb. The chapters follow a logical sequence, progressing nicely through the various stages of the process for the international student. Why? What? Where? How? - it's all there. The world needs an honest, informative, straightforward guide to UK higher education." -- Rhoda Borcherding, Pomona College
"This is a very well written and readable book. It is the author's breadth of knowledge about the UK education system coupled with his intimate understanding of the needs and concerns of international students that will ensure this book is a success." -- Jacqui Allan, Education Promotion Manager, India
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Summaries
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A guide for anyone from overseas thinking of studying in the UK higher educational system. Suitable for all levels of international students, from pre-undergraduate to post-doctoral, it is aimed primarily at those who have little experience of travel abroad and no experience of study overseas.
Description for Reader
Get Set for Study in the UK is the ideal guide for anyone from overseas thinking of studying in the UK higher educational system. Suitable for all levels of international students, from pre-undergraduate to post-doctoral, it is aimed primarily at those who have little experience of travel abroad and no experience of study overseas. The aim is to take the agony out of the whole process of application, admission and integration. From deciding whether studying in the UK will be right for you through to your first days in the country, helpful advice is offered at all points along the way: Why Study in the UK? Choosing an Institution Making Enquiries Seeking Information Applying and Getting Accepted Finance and Funding Study Abroad Programmes Getting Ready to Move Arrival and First Days And a Study Skills section aims to help students make the most of their time in the UK Making the Most of Your Studies Making the Most of Your Own Time Making the Most of Your Research Making the Most of Your Resources A Guide to Relevant Websites
Main Description
Get Set for Study in the UK is the ideal guide for anyone from overseas thinking of studying in the UK higher educational system. Suitable for all levels of international students, from high school to post-doctoral, it is aimed primarily at those who have little experience of travel abroad and no experience of study overseas. The aim is to take the agony out of the whole process of application, admission and integration. From deciding whether studying in the UK will be the right choice through to the first days in the country, helpful advice is offered at all points along the way. Here's advice on: Choosing an institution Getting information Applying and Getting Accepted Finance and funding Study Abroad Programs Getting ready Arrival and First Days
Main Description
Get Set for Study in the UKis the ideal guide for anyone from overseas thinking of studying in the UK higher educational system. Suitable for all levels of international students, from high school to post-doctoral, it is aimed primarily at those who have little experience of travel abroad and no experience of study overseas. The aim is to take the agony out of the whole process of application, admission and integration. From deciding whether studying in the UK will be the right choice through to the first days in the country, helpful advice is offered at all points along the way. Here's advice on: Choosing an institution Getting information Applying and Getting Accepted Finance and funding Study Abroad Programs Getting ready Arrival and First Days
Main Description
Get Set for Study in the UKis the ideal guide for anyone from overseas thinking of studying in the UK higher educational system. Suitable for all levels of international students, from pre-undergraduate to post-doctoral, it is aimed primarily at those who have little experience of travel abroad and no experience of study overseas. The aim is to take the agony out of the whole process of application, admission and integration.From deciding whether studying in the UK will be right for you through to your first days in the country, helpful advice is offered at all points along the way:* Why Study in the UK?* Choosing an Institution* Making Enquiries* Seeking Information* Applying and Getting Accepted* Finance and Funding* Study Abroad Programmes* Getting Ready to Move* Arrival and First DaysAnd a Study Skills section aims to help students make the most of their time in the UK* Making the Most of Your Studies* Making the Most of Your Own Time* Making the Most of Your Research* Making the Most of Your R
Main Description
Get Set for Study in the UK is the ideal guide for anyone from overseas thinking of studying in the UK higher educational system. Suitable for all levels of international students, from pre-undergraduate to post-doctoral, it is aimed primarily at those who have little experience of travel abroad and no experience of study overseas. The aim is to take the agony out of the whole process of application, admission and integration.From deciding whether studying in the UK will be right for you through to your first days in the country, helpful advice is offered at all points along the way: * Why Study in the UK?* Choosing an Institution* Making Enquiries* Seeking Information* Applying and Getting Accepted* Finance and Funding* Study Abroad Programmes* Getting Ready to Move* Arrival and First DaysAnd a Study Skills section aims to help students make the most of their time in the UK:* Making the Most of Your Studies* Making the Most of Your Own Time* Making the Most of Your Research* Making the Most of Your Resources* A Guide to Relevant Websites
Main Description
Get Set for Study in the UK is the ideal guide for anyone from overseas thinking of studying in the UK higher educational system. Suitable for all levels of international students, from pre-undergraduate to post-doctoral, it is aimed primarily at those who have little experience of travel abroad and no experience of study overseas. The aim is to take the agony out of the whole process of application, admission and integration.From deciding whether studying in the UK will be right for you through to your first days in the country, helpful advice is offered at all points along the way: Why Study in the UK? Choosing an Institution Making Enquiries Seeking Information Applying and Getting Accepted Finance and Funding Study Abroad Programmes Getting Ready to Move Arrival and First DaysAnd a Study Skills section aims to help students make the most of their time in the UK: Making the Most of Your Studies Making the Most of Your Own Time Making the Most of Your Research Making the Most of Your Resources A Guide to Relevant Websites
Main Description
-- Katie Trapp, National Association for Foreign Study Abroad Newsletter
Table of Contents
Why Study in the UK? Choosing an Institution
Making Enquiries Seeking Information Applying and Getting
Accepted Finance and Funding Study Abroad Programmes
Getting Ready to Move Arrival and First Days
Making the Most of Your Studies
Making the Most of Your Own Time
Making the Most of Your Research
Making the Most of Your Resources
A Guide to Relevant Websites
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