International applicants
Extraordinary Edinburgh

English language support

Language support for non-native speakers of English is offered from a range of University support departments, from the Students' Association and from student volunteers.

English Language Education

English Language Education offers free academic English tuition, self-study materials and advice for international students.

Self-Study support

Students can get access to online versions of English language training course materials to aid self-study.

Proofreading service

Peer Proofreading is a volunteer-powered scheme for non-native English speakers, run by Edinburgh University Students’ Association.

Tandem Language Café

Edinburgh University Students' Association's Tandem is a popular language programme that includes a weekly programme of events to help you find a language partner.

Study development with the IAD

The Institute for Academic Development (IAD) provides study skills support for teaching, learning and development.