About Us

  • Our courses are delivered by friendly and highly experienced qualified staff.
  • At the University of Wolverhampton should you need extra support our Student Enabling Centre is there to help you and they are committed to providing access to education.
  • We design and deliver a variety of pre-sessional English courses for students who need support with their English before starting their degree courses.
  • We deliver four International Foundation Year courses which help provide an educational bridge for international students before they start on a degree of their choice, subject to professional body requirements and our Extended International Foundation Year courses give you the opportunity to study and complete the programme on a single CAS.
  • We design and deliver language development and communication courses for existing University students both in foreign languages and English as a Foreign Language.
  • We deliver tailor-made and internationally recognised teacher training and development courses.  See our TESOL pages. (The International Academy is a British Council preferred supplier for their General Teacher Training Programme in China and runs refresher/improvement courses throughout the year for English teachers from all over the world).
  • We are accredited by the British Council (PDF)for the teaching of English in the UK.

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  • We are planning to run Italian and Spanish language classes for beginners on Tuesday evenings from the 5th June, at the new Stafford Centre (UWiS).  Classes will be of 2 hours duration and will run for 12 weeks.  Find out more please email: UWiS.Enquiries@wlv.ac.uk
  • May will see us hosting the third ASPIRE to Higher Education programme which will involve Year 10 students from local schools.  This language based project will combine residential stays and Saturday clubs and will be based on the F1 Racing car.  The programme will run until the end of June and has been designed to encourage students to engage with Higher Education.
  • National Student Survey (NSS) 2016 at highest ever level for satisfaction rates at the University of Wolverhampton.  Find out more
  • We offer a January or September start on our International Foundation Year courses. ‌
  • Our Extended International Foundation Year offers students the chance to enrol with IELTS 4.5 (with no element less than 4.0 in any component) or 5.0.
  • Our Pre-Master's courses are specifically designed for international students who need to bridge the gap between their previous qualifications and experience and postgraduate study. Find out more about the Pre Master's courses.
  • Find out about the new drop in dates for the Postgraduate English language clinic from June to September 2018
  • If you are a PhD student did you know our team of postgraduate tutors can help you with your academic English language development? Find out who to contact and how they can help you write transfer documents, funding bids, academic papers etc.
  • Join us in July and August for the International Academy Summer School 2018.
  • The Wolverhampton Experience 2018 fortnight will take place on the 22nd July - 5th August and gives our TNE students the opportuntiy to be part of their home University.  Find out more
  • Find out more about our IELTS Preparation course www.wlv.ac.uk/ielts
  • Our Pre-sessional English and Academic Skills Elementary course just got shorter and enables a undergraduate January start! Find out more about our Pre-sessional courses www.wlv.ac.uk/englishlanguagepresessional
  • We have a new dates for the Wolverhampton English Proficiency Examination, 13 June, 10 July, 8 August and 13 September 2018.
  • The International Academy offers a range of free language support to both undergraduate and postgraduate students who are users of English as an Additional Language, irrespective of their fee status or domicile. All our language support services (plus lots of useful English language resources) can be accessed via our Academic English Language Skills canvas course.  For more information, and to access a range of Academic English language resources, please enrol in our Academic English Language Skills canvas course at https://wlv.instructure.com/enroll/6AHT8E

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  • Tel: +44 (0) 1902 322 525

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