I run a range of interactive workshops and professional training for university staff and students.




Workshop topics


√ 'It's about so much more than just spelling!' Getting your        doctoral thesis proofread – what does a proofreader do (and not do)?

√ Language awareness when working with international students

√ Put yourself in their shoes: understanding life and study in the UK from an international student's perspective

√ What level of English should staff expect of international students with IELTS 6.0?

√  Why do employers like people who can speak another language?

√  The characteristics of the good language learner

Workshops for:


√ Supervisors of PhD/EdD students

√ Academic staff - lecturers, personal tutors and course leaders

√ Library staff supporting research students

√ All university staff who work with international students

√ Course administrators

√ International Office staff

√ Admissions Office staff

√ Language degree students and graduates

Other bespoke workshops can be arranged upon request.

Please contact Dawn to discuss your ideas and needs further.

Words and languages
Interactive workshops