The following books are useful in guiding international students, or those with English as a Second Language (ESL) through university studies, and have tips relevant to the specific scenarios you may come across during you time at university.
This accessible book provides essential guidance for all students who are thinking of studying for a postgraduate qualification in Britain. Alongside detailed information about the British university system (from the application process to the viva) this provides readers with an introduction to other essential pastoral and practical aspects to study in Britain.
This book is intended for students from all language backgrounds other than English, attending or preparing to attend a university where the medium of instruction is English, particularly in the UK. The International Student's Guide helps you succeed at university, by sharing the experiences of many international students who have already attended a university in the UK. Every student is unique, with different abilities and needs. With this in mind, the authors provide you with practical information and help on a range of aspects of study.
This is a comprehensive guide to studying and living in the UK. It helps to prepare international students for inevitable differences in culture, customs, and academic life, and helps to ensure they get the most out of their time at University. This provides all the information needed to make the right choice about where to study and provides valuable advice on how to settle into new surroundings.
Academic writing is a key practice in higher education and central to international students’ academic success in the country of education. International Student Adaptation to Academic Writing in Higher Education addresses the prominent forms of adaptation emerging from international students’ journey to mediate between disciplinary practices, cultural norms and personal desires in meaning making.