International Programmes

Our foundation and Pre-sessional programmes prepare international students for degree-level study in the UK. We support our students with courses in English language and academic skills.
Our Programmes
  • International Foundation Programme
  • Our International Foundation Programme (IFP) is a one-year full-time course designed to prepare you for undergraduate study in the UK.
  • Pre-sessional courses
  • Our Pre-sessional courses prepare you for degree study in the UK. All our courses focus on developing your academic study skills. Our 6 to 16-week courses also focus on developing your English language proficiency.
  • English and academic skills
  • We provide modules in English language and academic skills that you can take alongside your degree programme, to make sure you are getting the most from your studies and research.
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Student Learning Advisory Service (SLAS)

We are an academic guidance service for all students (from foundation to PhD), covering all aspects of effective learning strategies and study skills.
Support for Postgraduate Students
We provide a programme of online workshops, one-to-one guidance (in-person or online) as well as online resources and study guides. Our teaching covers a wide range of topics, such as:
  • Getting the most from supervision
  • Academic reading and criticality
  • Using research to develop and support ideas
  • Referencing
  • Planning and developing a written assignment e.g. research or project proposal, report, academic paper, literature review, thesis
  • Understanding specific principles of maths and statistics, from basic to advanced
  • Presenting ideas, both visual and verbal approaches
  • Research methods e.g. developing questionnaires, surveys and interview schedules
  • Linguistic development for different purposes and audiences
  • Managing multiple projects and responsibilities
  • … and much more

For more information on our services, resources and booking systems go to

You can also visit us Monday-Friday 09.00-17.00

Medway Campus: Room G0-09, Gillingham Building


T: 01634 888884

Canterbury Campus: SLAS offices in UELT Building (entrance adjacent to the Transport Office)


T: 01227 824016