This guide to getting into university and college contains the entire research and application process, bringing together the combined expertise of UCAS staff, along with insights and tips from students who have experienced the process first-hand.
Each title in this series helps students, parents and schools access good quality, useful information on some of the most competitive subject areas. The books cover advice on applying through UCAS, routes to qualification, course details, job prospects, case studies and career advice.
Choose a Career in Teaching is a head start book, for telling most everything you need and how to get started.
Each title in this series helps students, parents and schools access good quality, useful information on some of the most competitive subject areas. The books cover advice on applying through UCAS, routes to qualification, course details, job prospects, case studies and career advice.
This guide sets out to advise young people on what to consider before making decisions about attending university. It encourages them to question if university is for them and if so, what they should think about before choosing one. It aims to provide an insight into the reality of what to expect and how to get the most out of university life.
This book helps potential nursing students succeed in getting into nursing. It gives practical help on the application process: filling out application forms; passing numeracy and literacy tests; and succeeding at interviews. It also explains what nurses do, what personal qualities are needed and what is involved in nursing training, so applicants can decide whether nursing is really for them. This book has been carefully shaped to answer all of the common questions applicants are likely to have, along with many they will not yet have thought of. It has been updated in light of the recommendations in the Francis Report and covers values-based recruitment, the importance of compassion in practice and considers the needs of non-traditional applicants and mature students. Features of the book include: practice numeracy and literacy tests to help students face their interview day with confidence all the information students need given in one place with no need to trawl through countless websites looking for answers to questions helpful advice on choosing the right course and succeeding in the application top tips and stories from real nurses, students, patients and lecturers that explore 'from the inside' what nursing is like example interviews to help students prepare for the big day.
This accessible guide to higher education and student life in the UK has been fully updated and redesigned to provide reliable, lively and unbiased information on what universities really offer. The establishments are listed alphabetically, with a separate section which supplies a list of courses and which universities offer them.
Not a guide to courses and college, but a practical introduction to life at university. Aimed at those about to begin higher education, the book offers advice on everything from choosing course options to grants, tuition fees, the semester system and dealing with debt.
With thousands of courses to choose from, it can be difficult to know where to start when it comes to making university applications. Fully revised and updated annually, this essential guide covers everything students need to know to research and prepare effectively, helping them choose and win a place on a course that is right for them.
Fully revised and updated with new courses and admissions policies for 2019 entry, this is the only independent reference book listing the target offers and admissions details for degree subjects at all universities and colleges, offering a rich resource on every aspect of the application process.
Updated annually to include all the vital details of the latest admissions procedures, Getting into Oxford & Cambridge tells you everything you need to know to get onto the course of your choice. With invaluable information and step-by-step guidance, the book will lead you through every step of the process.
As a dyslexic student you have a unique learning style. Understanding this can help you take control and study in a way that is most effective for you. Full of practical advice and visual examples, this friendly book will guide you through the dyslexic learning style. It gives you all the essential knowledge and ideas needed to manage your dyslexia positively. Handy for students at any level, this easy-to-read guide: • suggests core strategies for doing things differently to work with your dyslexia, instead of against it • covers individual study skills, including organisation, reading, writing and taking exams • provides information on the support that should be available to you as a student
Applying for one of the sought-after places at Oxford or Cambridge is a highly competitive process. With tips from successful applicants and admissions tutors, this guide is packed with practical information to help students stand out from the crowd, including tips on choosing a college, details of admissions tests and how to impress at interview.
Listing over 70,000 different course options, 1000 subjects and over 300 institutions to choose from, this book outlines what is involved in the study of a subject and how the courses may vary from one institution to another.
The only independent guide with the essential information students need to choose and apply for their ideal university course, including UCAS points, entry requirements and advice on how to choose the right course and university.
Trouble Don't Last Always is the story of an African American Viet Nam Veteran, now a permanent deacon in the Roman Catholic Church, and how through the grace of God and with the support of his family, friends, and church community, he survived the difficulties and hardships that life gave him and his family. This book tells how he weathered the storms and troubled times that war, poverty, sickness, racism, and the death of his father brought into his life. It is a timely story of hope and inspiration for everyone, but especially targets those who feel that they have nowhere to turn in times of trouble. His journey from Greeneville, Tennessee, to Cleveland, Ohio with a stopover in Vietnam is a story of how troubles and hard times can be diverted or changed when we take responsibility for our actions and let God into our lives. The Reverend Deacon Friend believes that the words of wisdom from his parents as well as his own sense of enlightenment upon his consecration in the Catholic Church are important words for readers to hear. The Reverend Deacon Friend is a Vietnam veteran who is in a master's degree program at Ursuline College, Pepper Pike, OH, and is a deacon at Holy Spirit Catholic Church in Cleveland, OH.
This book is a helpful companion for those hoping to become nurses or midwives. Applications to nursing and midwifery courses are on the rise, and with limited university places available, competition is high. This accessible guide, packed with up to date and practical information, will guide you through all stages of the admissions process and maximise your likelihood of success.
Develop lean iOS and Android apps using industry standard techniques and lean development practices. About This Book Build ready-to-deploy apps with less iterations and shorter development times Adopt the lean startup methodologies to develop iOS and Android apps that shine in the App Store This hands-on guide puts continuous innovation into practice to develop successful mobile apps Who This Book Is For This book is for developers, CTOs, and architects working for a startup or another kind of lean startup environment, such as start-up within a cooperation. It is is ideal for any iOS and Android developer who wants to build successful mobile apps by adopting the lean startup methodology. What You Will Learn Apply the lean startup methodology to real Android and iOS development Define what your hypotheses are by creating an Minimal Viable Product Validate your idea against the Business Model Canvas Gather feedback through statistics and by getting user comments, learn from it, and adapt your app accordingly Develop skills and devise strategies to build versatile and flexible apps that meet changing business requirements Investigate the possibilities when you need to pivot your start-up idea whether in a startup or an established business. Create a successful app and get tips on how to boostconversion and how to optimize the on boardingprocess. In Detail Lean is the ultimate methodology for creating a startup that succeeds. Sounds great from a theoretical point of view, but what does that mean for you as an a technical co-founder or mobile developer? By applying the Lean Start-up methodology to your mobile App development, it will become so much easier to build apps that take Google Play or the App Store by storm. This book shows you how to bring together smarter business processes with technical know-how. It makes no sense to develop a brilliant app for six months or longer only to find out later that nobody is interested in it. Build a Minimum Viable Product (MVP) first. Validate your hypotheses early and often. Discover effective product development strategies that let you put Facebook's famous axiom "move fast and break things" into practice. A great app without visibility and marketing clout is nothing, so use this book to market your app, making use of effective metrics that help you track and iterate all aspects of project performance. Style and approach This book takes a hands-on approach to developing apps through the Lean Start-up Methodology. Following a 50% business and 50% tech approach, this book is filled with practical examples and real-world experiments.
This annually updated guide has been helping students stay off the reject pile for 30 years. With step-by-step guidance on how to fill in your UCAS application, and helpful tip boxes throughout, it provides vital advice on avoiding common mistakes and making your personal statement stand out.

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