Skip to Main Content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

International Students

Academic writing and speaking skills for study with a UK university

Current students at the University of Derby who are international students and/or students whose first language is not English are able to access free Academic English and Study Skills development courses, covering topics such as:

  • Paraphrasing
  • Style
  • Vocabulary
  • Coherence and cohesion
  • Presentation skills
  • Discussion skills
  • Referencing and citation

By using this guide you will:  

  • Understand why we all need support with Academic English
  • Gain an overview of the support available to international students and/or students whose first language is not English
    • Teams site
    • Classes and timetable
    • Email support
    • One to one individual support
  • Learn the suggested best way to approach accessing the support available