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I’d like to refine my academic literacy skills in English

ADTIS works at the point where academic communication and language skills meet. Our purpose is to support international students to develop the academic literacy skills in English required to succeed in their specialist academic work.

ADTIS Courses

I'd like to take a language course, what are my options?

The Language Centre provides courses in fifteen languages (CULP) for students and staff of the University, offering teaching directly to specific Faculties or Departments and recently to the general public;

CULP Courses

Thank you for offering this cheerful online course. It really helped me to stay positive during the lockdown, the best well-being activity ever.

CULP Online Student 

I'd like some advice on studying a language and/or using LC resources

The Language Centre Advising Team is here to support you on a one-to-one basis, exploring resources and opportunities to structure a path towards your personal language learning goals.

Advice and Support for Learning

The LC Virtual Tour

The Language Centre Virtual Tour

Discover what we can offer you.

Latest News

Foundation Year

A free and fully-funded one year course

We are looking forward to participating in the delivery of the University of Cambridge Foundation Year, providing opportunities for all participants to learn languages through our CULP Courses.


John Trim Centre (JTC)

The JTC resource centre is closed. It will reopen Monday 25 January 2021 at the earliest date.


Pressland Fund Bursary Applications

Applications will open at 00.01 on Monday 7 December 2020 and close at 17.00 on Monday 8 February 2021.

30 nov

New Vacancy: Apply Now!

English Language Teaching Officer (ADTIS)
(Part Time; Two Posts Available)