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The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement


Applying to UK universities/ English for Academic Purposes (EAP)

June 7, 2022 - June 30, 2022

convened by the Refugee Hub 



Are you planning to apply for a UK university? 

Do you want to:

  • become familiar with the structure of a UK university and the academic expectation of language use in this context.
  • develop confidence in finding appropriate academic texts and extracting relevant information.
  • gain confidence in preparing for and taking notes in lectures
  • become familiar with access requirements of UK universities and the purpose of an entrance interview
  • understand the broad structure of a written academic argument in English and prepare a personal statement to support an application to higher education.

This short course will be delivered in 8 sessions (2 lectures/ week). Each student will also be benefit from the individualised support of a mentor.

This short course is conducted on-line and fully funded for refugees as well as those that have experienced educational disruption. 

The review of applications wil begin May 20th, 2022 and continue until places are filled and/or the deadline of May 31st, 2022. If interested, please send an e-mail with application letter and your CV to:

Please address in the application letter why you want to continue to higher education, what you would like to study and how this course may benefit you.