International student learning

Gilbert Scott BuildingInternational students in the College of Social Sciences can participate in a range of tailored classes and activities in key academic skills, including:

  • ‌assignment and dissertation writing
  • using source materials effectively
  • writing critically
  • academic English.


Postgraduate students

Gayle photo Sep 2019

Dr Gayle Pringle Barnes is the College International Student Learning Officer. She works with international postgraduate students in the College of Social Sciences.

You can email Gayle if you have any questions about academic skills or English language during your studies.‌

Gayle runs 'Developing your academic writing', a series of courses on key areas such as assignment structure, critical analysis, dissertation writing and more.

Undergraduate students

Jenny Deane Staff Portrait Picture

Jenny Deane is the College Assistant International Student Learning Officer for the College of Social Sciences.

Jenny offers advice and support to international undergraduate students on a range of academic issues.

You can contact Jenny if you would like some advice on adjusting to your studies at the University of Glasgow, support with developing your academic skills or some help with academic writing.