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Contact Academic English programme at

Our programme of courses, webinars and 1:1 consultations will help you get more from your degree programme at Reading, by improving your academic language and communication skills while you study.

The Academic English Programme (AEP) is free to all fee-paying international/ EU students and has three strands:

  • a sign-up programme of courses and webinars open to all fee-paying international/EU students
  • 1:1 Consultations for individualised advice on Writing and Presenting in English
  • modules or workshops in your discipline.

Who can apply?

Courses and consultations on the programme are:

  • free to any fee-paying international or EU student
  • open to undergraduate and postgraduate students
  • available at any stage of your studies at Reading.


Online courses for self-enrolment

We have a range of courses to meet your written and spoken academic communication needs, including online courses for self-enrolment.


AEP Academic Language Webinars

We run a large series of one-hour webinars designed to help you with the language needed in a range of academic communication contexts.


Consultations for writing and presentations

If you would like individual advice and feedback about your academic writing or speaking, you can meet our experienced academic language tutors on a one-to-one basis.


Discipline-specific AEP

We work with many of the academic departments at Reading to provide subject-specific modules and workshops. Please check with your own Department to find out if this is an option for you.


Academic Language and Literacy Liaison

Each department at Reading has a dedicated Academic Language and Literacy Liaison contact from ISLI's Academic English Programme (AEP).