Welcome to the Companion Website

Welcome to the companion website for Essential Study Skills, Fourth Edition, by Tom Burns, and Sandra Sinfield.

The resources on the site have been specifically designed to support you in your learning.

For Students

  • Journal articles
  • Web activities
  • Web links

For Lecturers:

  • Web links
  • Instructor’s manual

To start accessing all the great resources supporting each chapter, click on the chapter you want to review on the left.

About the Book:

Do you want to do better at university?

Packed with study tips and handy activities, Essential Study Skills is a proven guide that shows you step-by-step how to study effectively and make the best of your time at university – whatever level you're at. Whether you are going to university straight from school, a mature student, or an overseas student studying in the UK for the first time, you'll find out how to:

  • Sail through those tricky first weeks
  • Get the most out of lectures by understanding how you learn
  • Learn techniques for academic writing and research
  • Stay cool and cope with stress
  • Pass exams with flying colours
  • Plan your career after graduation.

Don't miss in this edition...

  • Even more tips and advice on learning methods, online learning and developing job skills – ensuring success throughout your course
  • Additional case studies and student tips to help you apply the skills you need.

SAGE Study Skills are essential study guides for students of all levels. From how to write great essays and succeeding at university, to writing your undergraduate dissertation and doing postgraduate research, SAGE Study Skills help you get the best from your time at university.

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