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National ‘access to higher education’ advice line

Our national advice line is a great starting point for your questions about getting into higher education as a young (16-24) refugee, asylum seeker or survivor of human trafficking. Call our advice line (07597583228 or 0800 331 7292) on Mondays 2...
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Improve Your Intercultural Competence

Good intercultural communication and an understanding of cultural differences are now critical for professionals, especially those part of global networks. In this course not only will you develop the skills and acquire the knowledge needed to meet...
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Understanding IELTS: Techniques for English Language Tests

The course focuses on the IELTS test (International English Language Testing System), taking you through each stage: reading, writing, speaking, and listening. IELTS is the world’s most popular English language test for higher education and global...
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Preparing for University

In this course you will explore key skills needed for success in higher education: developing skills relating to critical thinking; holding a supported, substantive argument; analyzing and using data or sources critically. These are university-level...
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English for Academic Purposes: A MOVE-ME Project Course

This resource, developed within the MOVE-ME project by UniStraSi, NUI Galway, The Open University and CTI will guide you through the features of academic discourse in English, and enable you to understand and produce written and aural academic texts....
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Learning Online: Searching and Researching

In this course, you’ll explore the rich and diverse range of information available to you online, how to use search tools effectively, and the ways in which you can begin to assess information that you might want to use in your studies. Using a wide...
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Learning Online: Reflecting and Sharing

In this course, you’ll be introduced to some of the tools you can use to help you reflect on your learning; such as short tests and quizzes or online logs and journals. You will then move on to focus on sharing your learning with others. By producing...
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Learning Online: Managing Your Identity

Many of us now have an online identity running alongside our everyday lives. In this course you’ll consider your online presence; you’ll discover how what we say and do online can have major implications for our real lives, and those of others. You...
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Learning Online: Learning and Collaborating

Online learning is likely to be important for you in the future, either at university or in the workplace. Learning online is different to learning in the classroom as it requires different skills. This course will help you to develop those skills,...
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An Intermediate Guide to Writing in English for University Study

Throughout this resource you will expand your academic English skills and learn the necessary extended writing and research skills for producing a thorough and high standard extended essay. You’ll get an introduction to research tools, writing...
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