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The Centre for the Study of Global Human Movement


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

June 18, 2022 - July 11, 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 programme will be delivered in 8 on-line sessions and is free for refugees as well as those that have experienced educational disruption. Students will also benefit from the support of a mentor.

Application deadline is May 31st, 2022. If interested, please send an e-mail with an 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 programme may benefit you.

Please note that this a pre-application programme to facilitate access to higher education (and is non-credit bearing).