English for Study and Communication

English for Study and Communication

Workshops are open to all University of Glasgow students, staff and visiting researchers.

We offer lectures and follow-up workshops on a variety of English language skills and situations, both academic and non-academic.  These sessions are aimed at those whose first language is not English.

See the programme outline below for further details on the types of lectures and workshops available:

Semester 2 English Orientation Programme

15th January - 26th January 2018

General English workshops to help you settle in to life in Glasgow.  Further details are available at the following link:

     -   Semester 2 English Orientation Programme

Sessions will be available to book from 4th January 2018:

Semester 2 Programme

15th January  - 16th March 2018

Academic English lectures and workshops to assist you with your studies.  Some content from Semester 1 will be repeated and new sessions will be offered.

     -   Language for academic reading and writing

     -   Language for lectures and seminars

     -   Language for transactions and interpersonal communications

Sessions will be available to book from 4th January 2018:


Visit our online booking system to find out which sessions are currently available to book:

Important Information for Students

  • This course will NOT show on your MyCampus timetable.
  • Please check your student email regularly for updates - if a room is changed, we will email your student email.
  • Events are released on a weekly basis.
  • Each lecture is offered as a standalone session.  After attending the lecture you can register for an optional workshop.  You can only come to one lecture or workshop in a specific series (e.g. Tenses in academic writing) but you can come to as many different series as you wish.
  • If you repeatedly register for lectures or workshops and then don’t attend then you will not be able to book any further events.  Therefore, please cancel your registration before the event if you can’t attend.