Bestselling author of the Little Book of Stress and Growing Old Disgracefully brings us the ultimate gift for students - an anarchic guide to university
Going to college or university can be a daunting experience. There are so many new experiences to try, so many new responsibilities to handle and so many parent-shocking debts to be accumulated. What you really need to help you through it all is a best friend who'll show you the ropes, hold your hand when it needs handing and make sure you get to your lectures on time. This book, unfortunately, isn't that friend. This book, even more unfortunately, is more akin to the kind of mate who doesn't get up till half past two, nicks your food from the fridge and when you're both well wasted at some awful party you've gate crashed convinces you that Malibu, cider and Worcestershire sauce is a real cocktail. Frankly if you have even the slightest ambition to emerge from your time in 'higher' education with any kind of qualification whatsoever it's best that you stop reading now. If however, you insist on perusing the wisdom contained within this thoroughly disreputable tome, then please note that the author accepts no responsibility for the fact that you'll get a crap qualification, your parents will disown you, your subsequent career will go nowhere and, in all probability, your future marriage will end in an acrimonious divorce. But all that lies way off in the future. So let's talk about Freshers Week...'