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.‌‌

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Summer Programme

16th April  - 7th June 2018

Academic English workshops to assist Postgraduate students with their studies.  Workshop topics will be selected in consultation with students.

Sessions are available to book now:


Semester 1 & 2 Programmes

Academic year 2018-19 dates to be confirmed

Academic English lectures and workshops to assist you with your studies.  Examples of the types of session we run can be found by clicking on the links below.

     -   Language for academic reading and writing

     -   Language for lectures and seminars

     -   Language for transactions and interpersonal communications





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.