The Times Good University Guide 2020

Where to Go and What to Study

Author: John O'Leary

Publisher: Times Books

ISBN: 9780008325480

Category:

Page: 576

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Essential guide to British universities that gives you all the information you need to make the crucial decisions on what to study, where to study, and how much it might cost. Objective and authoritative, it is the best-selling guide to making the right university choice for you. For 23 years The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide has provided the most accurate and up-to-date information about British universities to help make the choice of which universities to apply to as easy as possible. Its university and subject league tables are the most respected and studied in Britain. This definitive guide is designed for those who are applying to start courses in 2020. * How to select the right course and university, including advice on employment prospects. * Universities compared in a league table and university performance assessed in 66 subject tables. New subjects for this year are Animal Sciences and Creative Writing. * Clear guidance on the application process. * Comprehensive overview of tuition fees, fee waivers, bursaries, grants and loans as well as advice on living costs. * Extensive profiles of over 130 universities including the most recent institution to gain full university status: St Mary's University, Twickenham. * Detailed information on finding somewhere to live and on university sports facilities. * Advice for those considering studying overseas and those wishing to come to Britain to study. Written by John O'Leary, former Editor of The Times Higher Education Supplement, this is the most authoritative guide available.
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The Times Good University Guide 2003

With the Unique Times University League Tables

Author: John O'Leary

Publisher: Harper Uk

ISBN: 9780007126484

Category: Reference

Page: 447

View: 5275

How do you find the best university for the subject you wish to study? This guide gives facts, figures and comparative assessments of universities. It takes the key measures of quality as its focus, so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. Original and controversial, the rankings provide hard data and analyses, interpreted and presented by a team of experts. This 2003 edition has been expanded and offers a league table ranking Britain's universities, over 60 tables giving the best universities for particular subjects, and advice on how to select a course and a university. There is also guidance on how to apply and pay your way through university and information specifically designed for international students.
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The Good University Guide for IB Students UK Edition 2019

Author: Alexander Zouev,Roman Zouev

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9780993418754

Category: Young Adult Fiction

Page: 110

View: 1297

This new 2019 version of the popular IB university guidebook includes updated facts and figures, as well as some surprise new chapters. There are more than 35 university profiles (including Oxford, Cambridge, LSE and UCL amongst many others) with former IB students from over 20 different nationalities answering questions including: - How does your workload at university compare to that of the IB? - Do you feel you have an advantage over A-Level students? - Were the entry requirements fair? - Are there efforts made to accommodate international students? - Would you recommend your university to current IB students? Each university profile is complete with an in-depth student survey and all of the essential facts and figures. In addition, the introductory chapters cover the application process and give IB students essential tips and advice to securing a spot at the best UK universities across the UK. If you are an IB student considering university in the UK then this book is an absolute must-have. Alexander Zouev completed the IB Diploma programme in 2007 with a total of 43 points. He went on to study Economics and Management at the University of Oxford, where he also held the position of Overseas Representative at St Peter's College. Upon completing his MSc in Mathematical Finance, he started working as an FX trader and tutoring IB students. He is currently undertaking an MA in Philosophy at the New College of Hummanities. Roman Zouev completed the IB Diploma programme in 2003 with a total of 42 points. He studied Economics at the University of Oxford and completed an MSc in Accounting and Finance at the London School of Economics. He is a full-time FX day-trader and part-time IB tutor.
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Choosing Your Degree Course and University

Author: Brian Heap

Publisher: Crimson Publishing

ISBN: 9781844550715

Category: Degrees, Academic

Page: 388

View: 1183

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.
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HEAP 2019: University Degree Course Offers

Author: Brian Heap

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067887

Category:

Page: 528

View: 1595

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.
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The Republic of Motherhood

Author: Liz Berry

Publisher: Random House

ISBN: 1473564050

Category: Poetry

Page: 32

View: 8947

*'The Republic of Motherhood' Winner of the Forward Prize for Best Single Poem* ‘I crossed the border into the Republic of Motherhood and found it a queendom, a wild queendom.’ In this bold and resonant gathering of poems, Liz Berry turns her distinctive voice to the transformative experience of new motherhood. Her poems sing the body electric, from the joy and anguish of becoming a mother, through its darkest hours to its brightest days. With honesty and unabashed beauty, they bear witness to that most tender of times – when a new life arrives, and everything changes.
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Colleges that Change Lives

40 Schools that Will Change the Way You Think about Colleges

Author: Loren Pope

Publisher: Penguin

ISBN: 0143122304

Category: EDUCATION

Page: 340

View: 9826

Offers profiles of forty-one colleges that focus on individual needs and academic standards, provides tips for choosing a school based on personality, and discusses such topics as learning disabilities and single-sex education.
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Heap 2018: University Degree Course Offers

Author: Brian Heap

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067481

Category:

Page: 680

View: 4868

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.
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The UCAS Guide to Getting Into University and College

Everything You Need to Know about the Entire Research and Application Process

Author: UCAS

Publisher: University & College Admissions Service (Ucas)

ISBN: 9781908077226

Category: College applications

Page: 414

View: 5695

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.
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Architectural Technology

Author: Stephen Emmitt

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 144436104X

Category: Architecture

Page: 224

View: 477

Since the publication of the first edition of Architectural Technology, in 2002, there have been significant developments in the number of courses, the profile of the discipline as well as significant changes in the Construction sector. The Second edition of Architectural Technology addresses these challenges directly. Much greater emphasis is given to the three core themes of the book - Environmental Sustainability; Innovation; and Design. An increase in the visual material included reinforces the critical role of Design, aiding students to better translate conceptual designs into built artefacts. Building upon solid teaching practice from the previous edition, Architectural Technology is now more concisely structured to take the reader through the whole life cycle of a building, emphasising sustainability and building performance. Material on digital information, building information modelling (BIM) and information communication technologies has been updated. Most chapters have been re-titled to emphasise the importance of design and make the book more accessible to a wider range of students. Chapters conclude with updated/more extensive links to further reading. Architectural Technology, 2nd Edition: Bridges the knowledge gap between design and construction Tackles the core subjects of management, technologies and design from a sustainable building angle Addresses the buildability and performance of a design from a whole life perspective Thoroughly revised and updated this undergraduate level textbook is essential for Architectural Technology courses. Students studying Architectural Engineering, Architecture, Building Surveying; and more general Construction courses, will find the material invaluable.
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How to Choose a University

The Undergraduate Student's Guide for Choosing the Right University

Author: Louis Thomas

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781517225292

Category:

Page: 84

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In the UK alone, there are over 100 formally recognised universities, offering a combined total of around 50,000 courses to prospective university students. With what is essentially an ocean of possible choices on offer, is it any wonder that many young people are left feeling overwhelmed with the seemingly impossible task of somehow wading through all of these options? This is where this guide comes into the picture. As someone who has just graduated from university, I have an abundance of fresh advice and insights to offer you, the prospective undergraduate university student. In this short and concise guide, I'm going to walk you through the process of narrowing that list of 100+ possible universities down to the one university that will be the best possible fit for you as an individual.
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Getting Into Oxford & Cambridge 2019 Entry

Author: Mat Carmody

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067801

Category:

Page: 256

View: 488

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.
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Personal Statements

Author: Paul Telfer

Publisher: Iris Publications

ISBN: 9780951928417

Category: College applications

Page: 74

View: 381

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The Ultimate UCAS Personal Statement Guide

Author: Dr. Rohan Agarwal,Dr David Salt

Publisher: RAR Medical Services Limited

ISBN: 1912557037

Category: Education

Page: N.A

View: 9630

“A journey of a thousand miles starts with a single step…” As you may have already experienced, hardest part of a big project is the first step. It’s easy to plan to start something, but when it actually comes to writing the first words, what do you do? As you stare at the blank page in front of you, how can you fill it? Published by the UKs Leading University Admissions Company, the Ultimate UCAS Personal Statement Guide is the most comprehensive personal statement book available. It contains detailed expert advice for every stage of the writing process; from starting the opening sentence to making the finishing touches. It also includes 100 Successful UCAS Personal Statements for all major subjects - so you can see what the admissions tutors at your university like (and don’ t like!). With contributions and advice from over 25 Specialist Tutors, this is a MUST-BUY for those looking to secure their dream university place.
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Careers 2018

Author: Trotman Education

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781911067474

Category: Vocational guidance

Page: 640

View: 8968

From jobs in IT and the NHS to apprenticeships and government jobs, give students a head start with this impressive guide to career choices. The only annually updated careers directory, this well-established school library staple is now in its 14th edition. With in-depth job profiles that highlight essential requirements and conditions of the role, students are given a comprehensible overview so they can find a job that is a good fit for them. Each job profile contains: Qualifications and courses required Personal skills and attributes needed Salaries Working conditions and future prospects Pros and cons of each job Related jobs Arranged alphabetically by job sector, Careers 2018 opens up a range of opportunities for students giving them the knowledge to pursue a career that is right for them.
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The Unbearable Lightness of Being

Twentieth Anniversary Edition

Author: Milan Kundera

Publisher: Harper Collins

ISBN: 0060597186

Category: Fiction

Page: 320

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When The Unbearable Lightness of Being was first published in English, it was hailed as "a work of the boldest mastery, originality, and richness" by critic Elizabeth Hardwick and named one of the best books of 1984 by the New York Times Book Review. It went on to win the Los Angeles Times Book Prize for Fiction and quickly became an international bestseller. Twenty years later, the novel has established itself as a modern classic. To commemorate the anniversary of its first English-language publication, HarperCollins is proud to offer a special hardcover edition. A young woman in love with a man torn between his love for her and his incorrigible womanizing; one of his mistresses and her humbly faithful lover -- these are the two couples whose story is told in this masterful novel. Controlled by day, Tereza's jealousy awakens by night, transformed into ineffably sad death-dreams, while Tomas, a successful surgeon, alternates loving devotion to the dependent Tereza with the ardent pursuit of other women. Sabina, an independent, free-spirited artist, lives her life as a series of betrayals -- of parents, husband, country, love itself -- whereas her lover, the intellectual Franz, loses all because of his earnest goodness and fidelity. In a world in which lives are shaped by irrevocable choices and by fortuitous events, a world in which everything occurs but once, existence seems to lose its substance, its weight. Hence we feel, says the novelist, "the unbearable lightness of being" -- not only as the consequence of our private acts but also in the public sphere, and the two inevitably intertwine. This magnificent novel encompasses the extremes of comedy and tragedy, and embraces, it seems, all aspects of human existence. It juxtaposes geographically distant places (Prague, Geneva, Paris, Thailand, the United States, a forlorn Bohemian village); brilliant and playful reflections (on "eternal return," on kitsch, on man and animals -- Tomas and Tereza have a beloved doe named Karenin); and a variety of styles (from the farcical to the elegiac) to take its place as perhaps the major achievement of one of the world's truly great writers.
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Guinness book of world records

Author: Donald McFarlan,Norris McWhirter

Publisher: Bantam Books

ISBN: 9780553279269

Category: Juvenile Nonfiction

Page: 694

View: 2000

The thirty-fourth annual compilation of world records is arranged in an easy-to-follow, ready-reference format and encompasses a host of facts, figures, and feasts from sports, science, the arts, human achievement, and more
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How to Write a Winning UCAS Personal Statement

Author: Ian Stannard

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781909319899

Category:

Page: 240

View: 7651

The personal statement can be the most challenging section on the UCAS application form. This title will guide applicants through the process of putting together a great personal statement, that sensibly conveys their skills and that will help them to win a place at the university of their choice.
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