The Complete University Guide: Student Finance

In association with UCAS


Author: Bernard Kingston,Nicola Chalton

Publisher: Hachette UK

ISBN: 0716022427

Category: Business & Economics

Page: 272

View: 7919

Your guide to loans, bursaries, grants, tuition fees and preparing your own budget. Find out exactly how much university will cost you and how you can fund your studies. Understand how tuition fees differ within England, Scotland, Wales and Northern Ireland. Get a realistic picture of all your likely outgoings - accommodation, food, travel, study costs, insurance and socialising - and work out a budget you can keep to. Take advantage of the latest information on student loans, grants, bursaries, scholarships, employer sponsorship and other ways to boost your funds. • A unique list of bursaries and scholarships • Valuable survival tips and first-hand accounts from students • Practical advice on gap year, vacation and part-time term work

The Routledge Guide to Working in Criminal Justice

Employability skills and careers in the Criminal Justice sector


Author: Ester Ragonese,Anne Rees,Jo Ives,Terry Dray

Publisher: Routledge

ISBN: 1135092761

Category: Social Science

Page: 332

View: 5821

Every year thousands of people compete for employment in the UK. Employability and the ability to demonstrate the skills, attributes and behaviours required in a full-time job have become integral to securing employment and developing a career. This book aims to offer a one-stop guide to becoming employable and to careers in the Criminal Justice Sector and beyond, exploring the key organizations and employers in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland, explaining how they operate and detailing how they are changing. Written in an engaging and accessible style by four experts on employability and the Criminal Justice Sector, this book combines useful hints on becoming employable with helpful insights from those working in specific sectors. The book covers careers in: probation, the police, prisons, the courts, prosecution services and advocacy, youth justice. Packed with hints and tips, advice from current students, useful web links and lists of recommended reading, this book provides a clear guide to the career decision-making and transition processes and covers the essential elements required to making the first step towards securing a job in the above sectors. It will be essential reading for those who want to forge a successful career in any area of the Criminal Justice Sector.

The Student Finance Guide

Fees, Grants and what it Costs


Author: Sean Coughlan

Publisher: Kogan Page Publishers

ISBN: 9780749444280

Category: Student aid

Page: 188

View: 4830

Student loans, tuition fees, and accommodation costs have all made the fear of debt a major consideration for students. The UCAS Guide to Student Finance, published in association with UCAS, offers straightforward guidance and advice to students facing the prospect of managing their finances for the first time. Reliable and Informative, this readable guide will cover all areas affecting student finance. It will not only help students to plan their money for the years of study but provide advice on what to do should they get into debt. Sources of additional funding, guidance on the types of paid employment available, the balance between work and study, and graduate career choices all have a part to play in helping students tackle their concerns about debt in a practical and measured way. The UCAS Guide to Student Finance will help them to do just that.

Which University 1995

Universities, Colleges ; a Complete Guide to All Institutions in the UCAS System


Author: Tony Allan

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9781853247835


Page: 576

View: 9488

Which Degree in Britain


Author: N.A

Publisher: N.A


Category: Universities and colleges

Page: N.A

View: 8070

A comprehensive guide to full-time degree courses, institutions and towns in Britain.

What Is the Role for Effective Pedagogy In Contemporary Higher Education?


Author: Carl Senior,Dilly Fung,Christopher Howard, Rowena Senior

Publisher: Frontiers Media SA

ISBN: 2889455890


Page: N.A

View: 9771

The number of students entering into Higher Education (HE) continues to grow and as such the sector now stands at the threshold of a major shift in its philosophy. No longer does the academic prerogative belong to a generation who valued learning for the sake of enlightenment. Many contemporary undergraduate students enter their programmes of study with a primary desire to improve their position on the subsequent employability market. Universities have been quick to meet this need and institutional offerings have followed suit, enabling students to gain experience in a range of additional and subsidiary programmes that focus on the provision of 'value added' benefits. Here, students are encouraged to develop expertise in a range of topics from entrepreneurship and enterprise to intellectual property and even leadership skills. The first round of casualties that fall victim to such a shift are those programmes of study embedded within the humanities. As is evidenced by the falling numbers of enrolling students, the incoming cohort is less likely now to engage with such programmes, while participation in programmes that have a clear employability component has never been so high. To ensure that the HE sector continues to enable graduates to become effective citizens who contribute to the betterment of society a range of general questions need to be addressed. What does it mean to be an ‘authentic' university in the modern era? What are the real student expectations of HE and how are education providers framing and meeting these expectations? Is a new breed of academic leadership needed that will both meet the expectations of the students and guide the aspirations of academic staff? Finally, do we need an opportunity to reflect on the effective design and delivery of curriculum? Should the undergraduate student body play more of a role in the design of the curriculum or should the undergraduate student body play more of a role in the design of the curriculum or should they remain the recipients of a programme that has been designed by subject specialists? The scope of this book is wide but it brings the design and delivery of higher education programmes under the empirical gaze of educational psychology. That is to say, all chapters centre on the impact of higher educational programmes on the student-teacher relationship, student learning, achievement and identity. It is therefore crucial to explore the psychological impact of higher education institutions and how these can then be used to inform innovative educational practice and policy.

Estudios en El Extranjero


Author: N.A

Publisher: Bernan Press(PA)

ISBN: 9789230036065

Category: Education

Page: 628

View: 2422

Study Abroad presents information on scholarships, university courses, training & continuing education programs, student employment, & information on handicapped facilities. This edition contains 2,908 entries concerning post-secondary education in all fields in 120 countries & territories. Recommended in: ALA's Guide to Reference Books, Walford's Guide to Reference Material.

The Times good university guide 2007


Author: John O'Leary,Andrew Hindmarsh,Bernard Kingston

Publisher: HarperCollins UK

ISBN: 9780007231485

Category: Study Aids

Page: 480

View: 5740

Since 1992, The Times has produced the most widely respected and used university league tables. The Guide takes the key measures of quality as its focus, so you can make informed choices of university and subjects. The rankings provide hard data, analysed, interpreted, and presented by a team of experts. The 2007 edition has been further extended, now offering unique league table ranking to Britain's universities, which enable readers to assess strengths and weaknesses of each university, over 60 tables giving the best universities for particular subjects, advice on how to select a course and a university, details of government changes to higher education, guidance on how to apply and pay your way through university, and information specifically designed for international students.

Walford's Guide to Reference Material: Social and historical sciences, philosophy and religion


Author: Albert John Walford,Alan Day,Marilyn Mullay,Michael Walsh,Priscilla Schlicke,Library Association

Publisher: London : Library Association Pub.


Category: Reference

Page: 794

View: 9650

A revised and updated guide to reference material. It contains selective and evaluative entries to guide the enquirer to the best source of reference in each subject area, be it journal article, CD-ROM, on-line database, bibliography, encyclopaedia, monograph or directory. It features full critical annotations and reviewers' comments and comprehensive author-title and subject indexes. The contents include: philosophy and psychology; religion; social sciences, sociology, statistics, politics, economics, labour and employment; land and property, business organizations, finance and banking, and economic surveys; economic policies and controls, trade and commerce, business and management, and law; public administration, social services and welfare, education, customs and traditions; geography; biography; and history.

How to Complete Your UCAS Application 2018 Entry


Author: Beryl Dixon

Publisher: Trotman Education

ISBN: 9781911067498


Page: 160

View: 8869

Over 700,000 people apply for a HE course through UCAS every year. The process can seem daunting, but students can make sure that their application stands out with this practical guide. Covering each stage with clear, simple steps, it includes vital information on choosing a course, creating a winning personal statement and using the Apply system.

Guide to the Social Services


Author: Family Welfare Association (Great Britain)

Publisher: N.A


Category: Charities

Page: N.A

View: 4473

Die Schock-Strategie

Der Aufstieg des Katastrophen-Kapitalismus


Author: Naomi Klein

Publisher: S. Fischer Verlag

ISBN: 3104907269

Category: History

Page: 768

View: 2835

Erst Schock durch Krieg oder Katastrophe, dann der sogenannte Wiederaufbau: Es funktioniert immer nach den gleichen Mechanismen. Wo vor dem Tsunami Fischer ihren Lebensunterhalt verdienten, stehen heute luxuriöse Hotelresorts, im Irak wurden nach dem Krieg die Staatsbetriebe und die Ölwirtschaft neu verteilt - an westliche Konzerne. Existenzen werden vernichtet, es herrscht Wild-West-Kapitalismus der reinsten Sorte. Naomi Klein, Autorin des Welt-Bestsellers ›No Logo‹, weist in ihrem beeindruckenden Buch nach, wie der Siegeszug der neoliberalen Ideologie in den letzten dreißig Jahren auf extremer Gewalt, auf Katastrophen und sogar auf Folter beruht, um die ungezügelte Marktwirtschaft rund um die Welt von Lateinamerika über Osteuropa und Russland bis nach Südafrika und in den Irak durchzusetzen.



Author: Publius Vergilius Maro

Publisher: N.A

ISBN: 9783150006382


Page: 223

View: 2372




Author: Irvine Welsh

Publisher: Heyne Verlag

ISBN: 3641118166

Category: Fiction

Page: 400

View: 1278

Die volle Ladung Leben - ein Klassiker der Underground-Literatur Mietskasernen, Arbeitslosigkeit, miese Pubs, viel Alkohol und jede Menge Drogen: das ist der Alltag in Leith, einem heruntergekommenen Vorort von Edinburgh. Das ist auch der Alltag von Renton, Spud, Begbie, Sick Boy und Dianne, einer Clique von jugendlichen Außenseitern, in deren Leben sich fast alles um Drogen dreht. Wer kein Junkie ist, wird bald einer werden oder war einer oder wird bald wieder einer sein. Neben Stuff, Rausch, Entzug, Sex, Frust und Gewalt gibt es aber auch noch die Musik. Und wenn diese Anti-Helden schon alle den Blues haben, so doch zumindest mit 160 beats per minute.

Entwicklungspsychologie im Kindes- und Jugendalter


Author: Robert Siegler,Nancy Eisenberg,Judy DeLoache,Jenny Saffran

Publisher: Springer-Verlag

ISBN: 3662470284

Category: Psychology

Page: 688

View: 3983

Wer dieses Standardwerk liest, erhält einen umfassenden Überblick über einschlägige Theorien, moderne Forschungsmethoden und neueste Erkenntnisse zur Kindes- und Jugendentwicklung. Die einfache, klare Sprache sowie zahlreiche Illustrationen und Fallbeispiele machen die Lektüre des Lehrbuchs für Studierende der Entwicklungspsychologie zum echten Vergnügen. Tabellen, Schaubilder, Zusammenfassungen und Praxisbeispiele helfen dabei, den Stoff zu verstehen, zu strukturieren und zu verinnerlichen. Die Inhalte des Werkes gehen dabei teilweise deutlich über den klassischen Lehrstoff für Bachelor-Prüfungen hinaus und vermitteln ein vertieftes Verständnis dafür, wie die Entwicklung in unterschiedlichen Bereichen zusammenhängt, von welchen sozialen und gesellschaftlichen Rahmenbedingungen sie abhängt und wie die Entstehung von Problemen verhindert werden kann. Die Auseinandersetzung mit dieser Lektüre lohnt sich daher nicht nur für die Prüfungsvorbereitung im Bachelor- und Masterstudium. Auch wenn Sie bereits beruflich oder privat mit Kindern und Jugendlichen zu tun haben, wird Ihnen das Buch als wertvolles Nachschlagewerk dienen und immer wieder Lust machen, sich mit den Inhalten auseinanderzusetzen.