The international student’s guide to UK education: Unlocking university life and culture

  • Paul Sudnik Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Keywords: United Kingdom

Abstract

With the latest statistics issued by the UK Council for International Student Affairs (UKCISA, 2012) indicating that the number of students participating in Higher Education courses in the country may be as high as 428,225, and rising, Hyde’s contribution seems particularly well timed. Whilst the book has few academic pretentions, in his introductory chapter the author does explain to the reader that it is written with the intention of “Developing your understanding of how you understand yourself and understand your reactions to these various layers of experience” (p. 2). Thus Hyde succeeds in positioning the text firmly within a Kolbian (Kolb, 1984) ambit of experiential learning rather than as a simple self-help book.

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Author Biography

Paul Sudnik, Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany

Dr. Paul Sudnik currently works with both in and outward bound international business students at Munich University of Applied Sciences, Germany. He has teaching and leadership experience in Higher Education in the UK, India, Egypt, Kosovo and Macedonia.

Published
2013-01-01
How to Cite
Sudnik, P. (2013). The international student’s guide to UK education: Unlocking university life and culture. Journal of International Students, 3(1), 76-77. Retrieved from https://www.ojed.org/index.php/jis/article/view/523
Section
Book Reviews