Develop your English and communication skills - Section contents

Take your communication skills to the next level by taking advantage of what’s on offer at the University. Find programs, activities and guidance to help you build your skills and confidence and prepare you for future success.

Strong written and verbal communication skills are frequently reported by employers as the most important skills when hiring. Prepare yourself for your next steps by building your confidence in reading, writing and speaking for study and the workplace. You should also feel confident establishing friendships and networks with fellow students, colleagues and clients.

This page will help you to find skills development opportunities at University, including workshops, publications, programs, clubs and societies. Events and activities run all year, so it's never too late to get started.

Find opportunities

Enter a keyword or use the filters to narrow down search results for activities and resources available to all students. You can also view a list of resources offered by your faculty.

I want to:
I would like to be more confident with:

What does communication mean to you?


Assess your skills

Diagnostic English Language Assessment (DELA) assesses your strengths in academic reading, writing and listening and can guide you towards areas for improvement in your skills development journey. It's not an exam, and you can't fail.


Leaders in Communities Award

Opportunities to develop your communication skills may also be eligible to be added to your transcript through the Leaders in Communities Award (LiCA).