Developments in the treatment of Cystic Fibrosis

A recent article titled ‘Cystic fibrosis drug given green light in England’ explains that a new drug which aims to improve lung function in patients with CF has been released to the public. Before ... (more...)

The advantages of being bilingual

Communication is key, and languages are important precisely for this reason, to share our thoughts and feelings with others. The majority of the world’s population is, in fact, bilingual or ... (more...)

Essential tips for learning English

Learning English is easier than you think!    (more...)

Raising awareness for Diabetes Week

When you’ve got diabetes, just getting through the day can be a monumental achievement. But it doesn’t mean life stops. People have become professional athletes, topped the charts and ruled the ... (more...)

The OET Writing Criteria are Changing

The way OET mark the Writing tests is changing. (more...)

SLC partner with RefuAid to help refugee doctors enter UK workforce

In a time of significant staff shortages – 10,00 doctors and 5,000 GPs – the UK workforce is crying out for doctors with the skills and experience to make a difference to the lives of patients and ... (more...)

Second edition of SLC's online English for Medical Academic Purposes course now live!

SLC is delighted to announce the release of the Second Edition of its unique online English for Medical Academic Purposes course. (more...)

What's the difference between IELTS writing 6.5 and 7.0?

  Academic IELTS for international nurses At the beginning of 2016, the NMC introduced a new regulation which required all nurses from outside the UK to achieve a score of 7.0 or above (out of 9.0) ... (more...)

Building a partnership with Russia’s leading Medical University

(Tatiana Yatsunova, Sechenov University  Moscow, and Bethan Edwards, SLC's Academic Director) Sechenov University visits SLC Last week we were delighted to welcome Tatiana Yatsunova, senior Medical ... (more...)

SLC at the 3rd International Medical English Conference

  It was great to be at the  3rd International Medical English Conference with  Bethan Edwards, SLC’s Academic Director and Virginia Allum, SLC’s Head of Medical English, in Exeter last Saturday, ... (more...)