Online course for international students

Not enough information? Get ready for your UK adventure by joining a free online course developed by the British Council and FutureLearn to help you understand how to make the most of life and university study in the UK. 

You will become familiar with studying in English and show higher education courses are structured, gaining a clear understanding of what to expect.

It is highly recommended by the British Council as a great source of information about the educational system, cultural differences and working in a different language.

What will you achieve? By the end of the course you will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of UK academic culture and the engagement expected of you
  • Reflect on the language knowledge and academic skills you need to achieve success
  • Reflect on the positive contribution you will make to UK academic life through the diversity of perspectives you bring
  • Explore the way teaching and learning is organised in UK higher education and its key terminology
  • Assess the resources that are available to you to support your learning
  • Develop the confidence you need to feel prepared for study in the UK

We hope this course will help you to study and thrive in the UK. Good luck and see you in September!

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