English Language support

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Events and learning programmes

Improving your English doesn't have to be daunting – our events and learning programmes help you speak, write and understand the language in friendly, accessible settings.

English classes and workshops

Our English for Academic Purposes (EAP) programme is open to undergraduate students (BA, BSc) and postgraduate students (MA, MSc, PhD). During these weekly classes – which you can take while you study your main course – you'll get help and the chance to join workshops on subjects including:

  • Essay writing
  • Improving your grammar and academic style
  • Academic research skills
  • Presentation and seminar skills
  • Effective reading skills
  • Specialist academic English for postgraduates
  • Reading skills
  • Professional communication
  • Data presentation
  • Assistance with academic writing
  • Oral presentations

Current students: Find out how to register in MyPort.


Global Cafe

Join us in Park Building Cafe for cultural and language exchange activities.

3:30pm –4:30pm every Wednesday during term time. All students welcome.

Our social and cultural calendar

Our Global Office organises trips and parties throughout the year so you can visit other cities, meet English families and see our cultural landmarks. Search 'Global Office' in MyPort to see what events are coming up. 

Contact us

If you have questions about how we can help you improve your English, email eap@port.ac.uk or call +44 (0)23 9284 6101.