Carol Irvine – Glasgow, 4th March 2017

‘Widening Access to Higher Education with EAP courses’

We are very pleased to have have Carol Irvine Talk at our SATEFL event at Glasgow University. Carol Irvine is EAP Tutor and Course Director at EAS, in the School of Modern Languages and Cultures at Glasgow University. In being involved in this widening access project, she drew on her skills and earlier experience in working in the ESOL field where refugees formed ( and continue to form) a significant part of the student body.

Continuing: Tried and Tested! We would like to revive this once popular feature where SATEFL members share their favourite activities.

10:00 – Registration and refreshments

10:30 – Talk by Carol Irvine

What happens when refugees, settled in a local community, wish to get their professional or academic lives back on track?  This talk/workshop will describe the role that an HE institution played in meeting this challenge in 2016, by providing free places on the EAS subject-specific intensive summer course It will consider the role of stakeholders, and the implications for a university-wide, multi-disciplinary approach, for this to be developed in 2017. it is hoped that ESOL colleagues will be willing to share their own views and experiences on this process

11:30 – Coffee and biscuits

11:45  – ‘Tried and Tested!’ After the successful re-launch of this feature we are sharing more classroom tips and tricks with you

12:00 – Close

Members: free – Non-members: £10, payable on the day

Individual £35, Student/unwaged £15, Institutional £75 (2 people), £150 (5 people)

For more information or to renew membership, please contact


School of Modern Languages and Cultures, The University of Glasgow,

Hetherington Building, Bute Gardens, Glasgow, G12 8RS