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The Student Wellbeing Toolkit
Preparing for Life at College, University and Beyond




  • Available for pre-order on May 12, 2023. Item will ship after June 2, 2023
ISBN 9781032329666
June 2, 2023 Forthcoming by Routledge
212 Pages 28 B/W Illustrations

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Book Description

The Student Wellbeing Toolkit puts wellbeing at the centre of your journey into university and beyond. By encouraging self-efficacy and a focus on the things you can control. it provides clear guidance to enhance wellbeing and opportunities for self-reflection that help develop self-awareness and prosocial skills for life.

Offering an accessible toolkit of strategies, activities and tips this fantastic, accessible resource considerers wellbeing within six main areas:

  • physical wellbeing
  • socio-emotional wellbeing
  • intellectual wellbeing
  • environmental wellbeing
  • occupational wellbeing
  • financial wellbeing.

Drawing on research evidenced theories around positive psychology, theories of learning, motivation, and self-development, the book explores what, how, and why these areas are key to our wellbeing and the rationale for taking them into account to enable you to flourish and thrive at university.

Table of Contents

1. Introduction - Preparing for your learning journey  2. The foundations of wellbeing  3. Physical Wellbeing - Taking Care of Our Bodies  4. Socio-emotional Wellbeing: Happy Me, Happy You  5. Intellectual wellbeing: Exercising our mind  6. Environmental wellbeing: interacting with your surroundings  7. Occupational Wellbeing: Finding Your Purpose  8. Financial wellbeing: managing your money  9. Conclusion and looking to the future

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Biography

Camila Devis-Rozental (DProf) is an award-winning educator and author with expertise in socio-emotional intelligence as well as student wellbeing and success. She is a principal academic at Bournemouth University, UK.

Reviews

"Dr Devis-Rozental offers practical tools to enhance well-being. The student wellbeing toolkit is a much-needed book uniting evidence-based research with clear, actionable guidance. It’ll prove useful to students and professionals who can learn about their needs and boundaries, and how to develop self-awareness."

Claudia Röhlen, MSc Positive Psychology & Programme manager at the Drive Forward Foundation

"As a dyslexic educator, I’ve struggled with academic texts. The student wellbeing toolkit is relatable and easily digestible. If you’re feeling overwhelmed, lost or clueless about starting university, I’d recommend you read this book. It’s a MUST read for students and educators in Higher education."

Nathaniel Hawley, Head of Community, Exceptional Individuals

"Dr Devis-Rozental has prepared a brilliant quest to help you reach self-actualisation, she will armour you with the knowledge of wellbeing – whether that may be socially, physically, financially or emotionally. Make sure you get your hands on this book!"

Fiifi Asafu-Adjaye, SUBU Vice President Student Opportunities