English language development

Develop your English language and communication skills in order to succeed at university and beyond.

Watch our student Chenglong as he discovers from his peers the range of programs and supports available on his study journey.

All University of Melbourne students are expected to be effective communicators. No matter what type of student you are, communication skills are essential for academic, professional and social success.

Build your skills and confidence communicating in English both at university and in preparation for your career and intercultural pursuits beyond university. Academic Skills offers a range of free programs to help.

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