At the University of Bedfordshire, we want you to get the most out of your time with us. That's why the University has created a core programme of timetabled communication skills classes, which all EU and international students are required to attend.
We know how important it is, both during your time at University and in your career afterwards, to continually develop and enhance your intercultural communication skills.
Many employers and visa sponsors will look for evidence (in addition to your academic achievements) of excellent English language proficiency and career skills.
In Communication Skills we learn how to write academically, how to summarise, how to paraphrase, how to avoid plagiarism. So it's very helpful.
Dominika from Poland
1st year BA Psychology
Writing at an academic level is very difficult. CS helped me to create my own analysis, evaluation and synthesis.
Constantin from Albania
1st year BA Criminology
Communication Skills is designed to help you boost your course grades and become an effective communicator. This core unit consists of three parts:
Find out why communication skills are important in today's world and learn all about the unique programme University of Bedfordshire designed to help students become first-class presenters, improve their referencing and boost their confidence when it comes to communicating in English:
Find out how Communication Skills Classes helps our Students with their studies:
As part of the communication skills programme, all international students can benefit from attending plenary lectures every Wednesday evening. You will be asked to take notes during the lectures by inspirational speakers, and then write an essay on the lecture theme. Valuable feedback will be provided from which you will be able to recognise your improvements during the course of the year.
|1||Dr Nuzhat Jafari||Building your academic vocabulary||02/10/2019||G101|
|2||Paul Owen||How to achieve high grades||09/10/2019||G101|
|3||Rafael C||Reading at university||16/10/2019||G101|
|4||Dr Anthony Brown||Cyber training: Unacceptable online behaviours||23/10/2019||G101|
|5||Dr Andrew Davidson||Critical thinking||30/10/2019||G101|
|6||Alison Hancock||Your presentation needs YOU||06/11/2019||G101|
|7||Catherine Bernet-Wilson and Lizzie Connelly||Developing skills-set and mind-set for the global market||13/11/2019||G101|
|8||John Lapwood||What is culture? And why is it important?||20/11/2019||G101|
|9||Monika Pietruch vs John Lapwood||Debate: Is technology dumbing us down?||27/11/2019||G101|