Packed with advice, checklists and templates this book will help you improve your study skills throughout your time at university. Written in a straightforward, no nonsense style the guidance given in this book can be broken down into manageable chunks allowing you to work at your own pace.

Issues covered include: “Procrastination; “Planning your assignment; “Understanding your assignment question; “Researching your assignment; “Writing your assignment; “Referencing your assignment; “Managing your own well-being.

Drawing on years of experience running study skills workshops, Monica Gribben has written this book to be as accessible as possible for students with dyslexia as they work through the many challenges that studying at university will present.

Features and materials include: “Helpful Hints; “Timetable cards; “Assignment checklists; “Frequently Asked Questions; “Exercises to help students develop study skills strategies

Downloadable electronic resources are available online to increase the accessibility of the materials provided. This book is the perfect guide for any student with dyslexia studying in higher education.

Monica Gribben is a private dyslexia consultant and Dyslexia Adviser at Edinburgh Napier University.

Stepping Out into University with Dyslexia

Stepping out into university with dyslexia

This chapter looks at the many worries you have about being a student, your learning style and engaging with the support available to help you get organised and manage your studies.

Stepping Out, Worries and All

For most students, moving from school to university is a shock; it's sometimes even scary. From being a pupil in a class of 30, you suddenly find yourself as a student in a lecture theatre of 300, where organising and managing your own time and study is now your responsibility. There's no one telling you how long to study or what books to study, and there's no one nagging you about getting your homework in on time. It's all your ...

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