With Government efforts to increase the number of students in Higher Education by 2010, a wider and wider variety of individuals - in terms of their academic achievement, age, amount of work experience and nationality - are joining university every single year. As universities struggle to find a common level for teaching a growing number of students, it is becoming more and more the student's role, often for the firstreal time in their life, to take on the responsibility of filling the gaps between their own skills and what's needed of them to succeed. The Smarter Student is an essential manual, written by experts and road-tested on students. It will guide every student with confidence throughout their university career, helping them focus their efforts, trouble-shoot problems and thrive in their studies. The Smarter Student covers the entire university experience from Freshers' Week to Graduation, taking individual tasks chapter by chapter ideal for busy students to dip in and out, gleaning the advice and inspiration they need as they encounter every new experience throughout their university career. Whether they're a new student, they want to hone their skills, or are simply up against an assessment crunch-point and don't know where to start, The Smarter Student is every student's personal coach to achieving the most from their university life.