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The Skills Lab

Graduate Development and Services Academic English support for Graduate Students

The Skills Lab instructors offer a range of services to support Graduate Students to improve their communication skills. For specific skills development classes, register for an ESP course. For writing analysis, email us for Writing Support.

About our Services

Academic Communication Skills Development and Support for Graduate Students

English for Specific Purposes (ESP)

The six-week Spring Session 2 ESP courses start on April 15 and run until May 24, 2018. 

We offer a range of courses to help graduate students improve their communication skills for academic purposes. The new classes will run for six weeks. If you are interested in developing English skills, please contact us with your ID number.  

  • Grammar Refresher  
  • Research Writing 
  • Academic Writing
  • Presentation Skills
  • Speaking and Pronunciation
  • Focused Listening Strategies
  • Academic Vocabulary Building
  • Rapid Reading
  • Discussion and Debate

To register, email:


 The Skills Lab offers the following services to students:

One-to-one guidance with the language component of your writing

Support for the preparation of your manuscript for publication

Proofreading theses and dissertations

For an appointment with a tutor, email: