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Academic Development and Training for International Students (ADTIS)

Overview of Taught Courses

Overview of Taught Courses

The ADTIS section runs two main academic language and communication skills programmes as well as bespoke workshops/short courses for Departments and Colleges.

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External Courses

Bespoke Provision

In response to an increasing number of ad-hoc requests from departments and colleges to run tailored workshops for them on their sites, we are planning a more formalised and flexible offering of development and training workshops.

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External Courses

External Courses

In addition to our own taught courses, we also run a course for the Institute of Continuing Education’s International Summer School and offer a range of academic development workshops for the China UK Development Council (CUDC).

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Assessements Procedures

Assessment Procedures

The University's Language Centre carries out an average of around 1,750 assessments of applicants' academic English literacy skills each year for University entry. You find details about the assessments and how to apply here.

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Collaborations & Consultancy

Collaborations and Consultancy

ADTIS works in close collaboration with numerous bodies both within and outside Cambridge and it offers its expertise and services to numerous universities and educational bodies around the world.

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Complaints Procedures

Complaints Procedures

The Language Centre is committed to high quality of educational and other provision and encourages students to say where there is cause for concern.

 

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Online Courseware

Online Courseware

The face-to-face teaching in ADTIS is complemented with specifically designed in-house online courseware.

 

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Advising & Coaching

Advising and Coaching

ADTIS offers advising and coaching sessions on CVs and cover letters, personal statements and research proposals, or personal and academic skills enhancement.

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Proofreading Procedures

Proofreading Procedures

The University’s Statement on Proofreading, drafted by the Language Centre, sets out best practice guidelines regarding the proofreading of all written work up to and including doctoral theses.

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