Personal development planning
Take charge of your future. It will benefit your studies and future employability to begin thinking about your goals and planning towards them.
Personal Development Planning (PDP) is about making your time and effort work for you.
In this section:
- About personal development
- Priorities and opportunities for personal development
- Making the right choices
- Personal qualities
- Personal records
- Applying for jobs
- Structured reflection
- Useful resources
- Planning your future
Skills for Success
by Stella Cottrell
This area of the site has been prepared by Stella Cottrell, author of Skills for Success.
Skills for Success offers self-evaluations and invaluable guidance to help you make real progress towards your ambitions. The new edition features updated guidance on job applications and tips on getting the most from your lecturer's feedback.
"The exercises are very well designed, follow a logical sequence, and students find them extremely useful. Working in conjunction with The Study Skills Handbook, I highly recommend this book." – Amazon reviewer
The page on 'Planning your future' has been written by Joan van Emden and Lucinda Becker, authors of Presentation Skills for Students.