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University And Chronic Illness: A Survival Guide

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University and Chronic Illness: A Survival Guide is for every chronically ill person considering or preparing for university. A chatty and informative resource, the book goes far beyond your typical standardised advice on academics, and encompasses all aspects of student life: socialising, independent living, managing your money, and what to do when things go wrong.

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Published January 31st 2020 by Daisa & Co
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Philip
May 31, 2020 rated it it was amazing
This book is a fantastic resource for any student with a chronic illness. It provides a comprehensive guide to navigating University, giving first-hand advice to the reader from a range of students. Very well written in a personal style, it is easy to relate to and easy to read. I would not hesitate to recommend this to anyone looking to learn more about the challenges of university living with a chronic illness, the book explores the whole process of attending university from choosing your cour ...more
Sophie Mattholie
May 25, 2020 rated it it was amazing
The most comprehensive guide available - covers everything from applying to getting through the course to saving energy on cooking and cleaning. It touched upon many aspects of the process that I had not even considered. I know that I'll come back to this book many times during my degree. Strongly recommended to any chronically ill person who is applying to uni or already there ...more
Amber Daw
May 23, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A must read for any chronically ill/disabled person looking to venture into the world of further education. From choosing your course, navigating finances, to accessing support, the book covers every aspect you could think of- and probably some you wouldn't have given thought too before. ...more
PETER WILLIAMS
Jul 02, 2020 rated it it was amazing
A brilliant resource not only for chronic illness sufferers but students a large. Written in a direct lighthearted way.
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Pippa Stacey is a writer, blogger and fundraiser from Yorkshire. Previously a pre-professional ballet dancer, she became ill with a debilitating neurological condition during her teenage years. Her experiences led to her founding her own social enterprise, Spoonie Survival Kits, which strives to raise money for deserving causes, provide accessible volunteering opportunities, and to bring comfort t ...more

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