English language support

Pre-sessional English language courses

For those starting a degree course at the University of Stirling we have a range of on-campus and online courses. Our pre-sessional English courses are designed to improve your English language skills to the level required by your chosen degree at Stirling. The courses are delivered in partnership with global education leader, INTO University of Stirling.

English language support

There are a variety of opportunities for you to practice your academic English and everyday English, as well as to improve your study skills:

The Stirling Essentials induction programme for international students

Start your university course with confidence by attending these free online classes designed to give you a warm welcome to university and help you prepare to be your best at Stirling. In these classes, you will learn how to navigate the campus, the virtual learning environment  (Canvas) and we will introduce you to essential skills such as academic writing, reading, note taking, listening and contributing in class, plus much more! Find out more and register you interest.

Academic English workshops

We have a suite of workshops which cover some of the fundamental topics in Academic English. Book your place at the Stirling Essentials Study Skills site.

Language Arcade, Conversation Club and Global café

If you prefer a more informal place to practice your English and meet others, then why don’t you join our Language Arcade, the Conversation Club or the Global café.

From September 2022, the Global Café will take place every Monday from 3.30pm to 5.00pm in the University Chaplaincy.

From October 2022, the Conversation Club will be on Wednesdays from 2.00pm to 3.00pm in the INTO Building.

All of the information about our workshops and how to book your place can be found on the Stirling Essentials Study Skills site.