The first part of this book is focused on introducing new students to university study. In the first chapter, advice is given that will be particularly useful for first-year students and those returning to study after a lengthy break. In this section we will provide an overview of the experience of being an undergraduate and will also discuss a range of key issues related to studying in Higher Education. For those of you starting at university for the first time, this is important because the majority of you beginning a degree will do so with an increasingly varied range of previous experiences. While many of you will have undertaken ‘A’ level study at college or in sixth forms, an increasing number of ...