Skip to main content

Courses and resources

Academic Tutoring - Tutoring International Students



Personal Effectiveness


Education and Research Academic Development

About this course:

This session will begin to explore some of the realities of studying in a foreign language.

We will consider some of the assumptions that are made when we begin to work with international students.

Learning Outcomes As a result of attending this course you collect some top tips to improve your tutoring practice.

This will both help you to work more supportively with your international students, and also support all students to benefit from the cultural diversity at the university.

Work with peers across the university considering the difficulties faced by international students.

The workshop will then address the assumptions we may have when we consider international students, and identify ways to address those assumptions Specifically you will:.

- foreground some of the assumptions you make when working with an international student in your tutoring practice.

- gain some insights that will help you to better support your tutees.

- have a better understanding of the difficulties faced by international students studying in the UK.

Who should attend this course:

All staff undertaking student support roles


Dr Karen Kenny

What previous participants have said about the course:

n/a - new course

Before the course:

Ensure you have attended Introduction to Academic Personal Tutoring Resources (including where additional web links should be added): All tutoring resources can be accessed via the Education Toolkit

Learning provider:

This course is administered by Academic Development: please contact for more details.

This course occurs on the following dates
16/01/2024 TBC 11:30 12:30 Free 25
09/05/2024 TBC 12:00 13:00 Free 29

Book your place or add your name to the waiting list