UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)


Academic communication support and resources at UCL

There is a range of services and resources available across UCL to support you with your academic writing and speaking.
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UCL Academic Communication Centre (ACC)

The ACC supports UCL students to develop their academic language and literacies. We assist students of all language backgrounds, across faculties, at all levels of study, to communicate more effectively in their discipline. We work closely with UCL academic departments and faculties to develop tailored support, such as on academic writing.

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IOE Academic Writing Centre

The IOE Academic Writing Centre provides support for IOE students in the form of short courses (face-to-face and online), one-to-one tutorials (face-to-face, Skype or phone), online discussion forums and online resources.

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Language + Writing Support Programme, Students' Union UCL

The Language + Writing Support programme is run by the Students' Union UCL for students with English as an additional language.

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Library Skills @ UCL

UCL Library Services provide face-to-face training and online learning resources to support you with your academic writing and research, including workshops on how to evaluate, reference and manage information.

Self-Access Centre SAC at CLIE

UCL Centre for Languages & International Education (CLIE)

A wide range of online materials and resources are available through The CLIE Self-Access Centre, including books, online exercises, films and documentaries.

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Understanding Academic Integrity

Understanding Academic Integrity is UCL's online, self-paced course designed to help students to develop good academic practice for completing assessments.

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Survey of English Usage

The Survey of English Usage features a series of mobile apps, available for iOS and Android, including: academic writing, spelling and punctuation, and grammar.

To suggest other services or resources for this page, please contact acc@ucl.ac.uk