This guide will help you to survive and thrive during your degree and on into the workplace. Everything you do at university can be useful in your career. Packed with practical hints, study tips, short cuts, real-life examples and careers advice, the new expanded fourth edition of this book is an invaluable resource throughout your geography, earth science or environmental science studies.
This book provides guidance for successful study on many topics including:
- Starting as a student
- Being an effective researcher
- Presenting information effectively in posters, presentations, essays and reports
- Time management, well-being and ethics
- Field and laboratory work
- Assessment and feedback
Written in an accessible style, this guide also explains the role of the academic, and how it differs from that of a school teacher. It prepares you for the world of work by showing how the skills you learn at university today can be used in your career choice of tomorrow.