Welcome to the Leeds Beckett Library web pages for International Students. These pages highlight some of the information and services which we hope will be helpful to you when you first start to use the Library.
The Language Advice Service is on the first floor of Headingley Library.
You can use self-study language resources in the Bookroom and a qualified linguist is available to help you, based in room JG124b:
Mike Forshaw (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Skills for Learning provides free workshops and one-to-one tutorials to help you improve academic skills such as essay writing, research, maths and IT.
The Skills for Learning website has information on these topics and additional pages to support international students.
There are also materials to help you with referencing and to avoid plagiarism.
Skills for Learning provide a selection of webpages that are especially useful to International Students. Topics include:
Further information is also available from the Skills for Learning pages for International Students
Dictionaries: these are available in many languages. There are also specialised dictionaries e.g. Business Italian.
Books: we have classical literature and fiction, short stories and poetry in English and other languages. Some books have a vocabulary that is aimed at people with different language levels.
Films: there are films from many countries which you can borrow or watch in the Libraries.
International satellite programmes: you can ask for off-air recordings of international language channels. See Audio Visual Loans staff for more details.
International language use: we have a guide that helps you type characters associated with particular languages, available from our website.
European language newspapers and magazines: a selection of these is available in Headingley Library.