The Study Skills Handbook

Fourth edition

by Stella Cottrell

Further Resources on Managing and Studying as a Student

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General student resources

General student websites

  • NUS-USI
    The National Union of Students-Union of Students in Northern Ireland.
  • LLGS
    London Lesbian and Gay Helpline.

Government websites

International students

  • Education UK
    Website produced by the British Council to help international students interested in a UK course or qualification.

Disability and dyslexia

Career guidance

Career advice and jobs for graduates

  • NIJobs
    Jobs in Northern Ireland.
  • Eteach
    Focuses on jobs in teaching.

Companies

  • Vault
    What it is like to work for named companies.

Employment rights

Postgraduate websites

Health and well-being

Health

Managing stress

Alcohol and drugs

  • FRANK
    National Drugs Helpline (‘Talk to Frank’).
  • Drugs.ie
    National Drugs Awareness Campaign (Ireland).
  • Release
    Legal advice if arrested for drugs.

Sexual health and family planning

  • Brook
    Free advice on sexual health and contraception for people under 25.

Subject of violence

Crisis and suicidal feelings

Lifestyle

Accommodation

  • Shelter
    Advice and help on accommodation issues.

Transport information for the UK and Ireland

International travel

  • Gapyear.com
    Advice about travel and work during your gap year.
  • YHA
    International Youth Hostels Association.

Money, loans and finance

  • StepChange
    Consumer Credit Counselling Service, which includes the Student Debt line.

Food

Lucien, L. (2013) Student Brain Food: Eat Well, Study Better, Basingstoke: Palgrave Macmillan.