Carolina attracts students and scholars from around the world. Our English Language Specialists offer a range of professional development opportunities designed to facilitate successful academic and social communication. Writing groups and pronunciation class are currently continuing via Zoom.
Free, non-credit graduate-level courses in research communication for students whose first language is not English. Registration is required.
Learn More About Mini-Courses
Interdisciplinary and disciplinary groups meet weekly to share drafts and receive feedback. Discussions are facilitated by specialists in academic writing and the English language. Registration is required.
Learn More About Writing Groups
American and international scholars meet weekly to discuss topics both serious and humorous. Meet new friends and explore global cultures. Registration is not required.
Learn More About Speaking Group
Designed to refine participants’ research communication skills, to promote productive writing habits, and to support teaching with writing.
Learn More About Workshops
Strategic guides to academic communication, along with links to language learning resources.
Learn More About Resources
Frequently Asked Questions
We support successful academic and social communication from your first day to your dissertation defense!
Learn Answers to Frequently Asked Questions
Take an inside look at the Writing Center: How the Writing Center supports multilingual students
There are subtle difference between academic writing in my home country and in the US. Writing groups were the perfect place to introduce myself to these nuanced differences. Sugandh Gupta