Booking Imperial Staff

Information and Booking

Tutor: Stewart Theobald - Independent Consultant
For: Postdocs and research fellows at Imperial, free of charge. Not available externally.
Please note: Absences and cancellations with less than 5 working days' notice will result in a £100 charge. 
Duration: One hour

Tuesday 1 November, 10.00-11.00 and 11.15-12.15, in person

Monday 30 January,  various sessions between 09.00-17.00, online
Tuesday 7 March, 10.00-11.00 and 11.15-12.15, in person
Thursday 13 July,  various sessions between 09.00-17.00, in person

More information will become available closer to the day of the course.


Would you like to learn exercises that will reduce vocal strain, improve vocal range, variety, clarity and pronunciation and gain and hold the attention of an audience? Would you like to make a positive initial impact and keep control of difficult situations? In this individualised and confidential one-hour session you will determine the objectives and work on exercises to address your specific needs.

Key areas

  • Discover how relaxation, breathing and vocal exercises can improve vocal range and clarity
  • Practice techniques to improve vocal range and clarity
  • Develop a confident voice when speaking to groups and individuals

Further information

Participants are asked to bring along a presentation to work with and have a clear idea of what you would like to achieve during the session.  Because trainers meet with participants one-to-one, a £100 fee will be levied for cancellations made less than 5 working days before the course start date.

What have past participants found most useful?

"It was great to be able to discuss the particular issues I have with a personal trainer. The video analysis was also very useful."

"The in-depth personal exploration of my speaking style"

"The personalized help. Priceless!"