English Language Support Unit (ELSU) In Sessional Language Support

The English Language Support Unit (ELSU) in the Aberystwyth Business School (ABS) provides an extensive, vibrant and innovative programme of Academic English language support for International and Home students who are studying in the Business School. 

The ELSU comprises highly experienced, approachable English tutors who are fully committed to helping you develop your academic English language skills and achieving your full potential in the School. They offer the combined experience of over 25 years of teaching English and 15 years of Economic Management Consultancy. They have lectured in Academic English Language skills and in Business and Management both in the UK and abroad, meaning they are able to offer support in terms of language combined with a focus on the subject area of your degree. 

The Unit is located within the Rheidol Building and its services are completely FREE to all ABS students.

ELSU provides a range of services throughout the academic year, allowing you to make significant improvements to your use of English alongside your degree course. ELSU’s tutors work closely with SMB lecturers to ensure that the support offered is closely aligned to course content. As a result, the work of the Unit is designed and tailored to complement and support the skills needed to get the most out of your studies at ABS.

The English Language Support Unit delivers:

  • Weekly support seminars designed to improve and develop your Academic English skills;
  • Assistance with Core Study Skills, including Essay and Report writing skills and Referencing techniques, available to all ABS students;
  • Specific support for Assignment questions and Examination preparation techniques;
  • A Drop-In Service - the Unit is open Monday to Friday every week and students can drop-in to ask for assistance; or
  • Appointments for specific one to one support.

The Academic English Support Unit is fully integrated with the ABS. The results of the students who regularly attend classes has shown that using the services of ELSU can make a significant and positive difference to your academic performance and experience whilst at ABS.

For further information contact:

smbenglish@aber.ac.uk