English language skills support

English language and academic skills support to enhance your learning experience

English Conversation groups
24/7 writing feedback & live chat
Academic skills workshops
English language and writing resources
Library resources
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10 ways to improve your English

The top 10 tips to improving your English, as told by a international student studying at UOW


English conversation groups

There are many ways at UOW to develop cross-cultural friendships and become part of a culturally diverse UOW community. There are no exams or assignments in any of these groups, and they are all free to attend.

Illawarra Friends of International Students (IFIS) is run by volunteers from the local community and current International Students who organise a diverse range of programs and activities.

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Participate in the Language Hangout and make new friends from across the world while practicing the language you are learning.

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External resources

Free online resources to help you improve your academic English language skills.

A series of short video courses that help you to develop your academic English writing, reading, litening and speaking skills. A quiz at the end of each video helps you to test your understanding.

Practise your English using podcasts, videos and articles on English language and Australian culture.