Centre for English Language Education (CELE)
CELE is part of the School of Education, which is in the top 50 worldwide in the QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023.
CELE plays a central role in the university by preparing you for the demands of academic study in a range of disciplines at all levels and supporting you during your studies. Our programmes develop your academic and language skills and also introduce you to research methodology, critical thinking and learner autonomy.
We are accredited by the British Council for the teaching of English in the UK which ensures high-quality teaching, facilities and support. Our strengths were recognised in course design, quality management, learning resources and the experience, skills and knowledge of our teaching team.
The CELE team
has colleagues from many different countries, many of whom are multilingual. They have taught across the globe and are experts in English language teaching and academic literacies.
Our presessional students come from over 25 countries, creating a truly global and diverse student population.
Over 98% stay at Nottingham to go on to study their degree with us.
We provide continued support throughout your degree, with over 7,000 bookings in the last three years for courses or consultations to improve academic language and communications skills.
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