The Global Skills Development (GSD) caters to all students across the Business School focusing mainly on academic and professional writing, presenting and team working skills. The provision involves lecture-size and small-group workshops, one-to-one support, and online delivery.

GSD supports students’ success both on their academic programme and with their careers objectives by providing a range of communication, language and study skills advice and teaching across the Business School.

Our provision is year-round, face-to-face, and online. It includes:

  • workshops on teams working, including cross-cultural competence
  • 1-to-1 English language support for academic purposes
  • programme specific report writing and presentation workshops
  • 1-to-1 study skills and exam preparation consultations
  • presentation rehearsals for assessed module assignments
  • language checks for CV and cover letters and interview preparation
  • online study skills modules available on the Hub
James McCloskey

Dr James McCloskey

Lead Consultant, Global Skills Development

Martin Lisboa

Martin Lisboa

Consultant, Global Skills Development