Inter-cultural training for staff

Intercultural teaching

Improve your confidence in teaching and supporting students from different cultures

Chinese students

Make a more personal connection with your Chinese students

Chinese students

Gain a better understanding of the cultural background of our Chinese students

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Bridging the Culture Gap

An interactive workshop to help you towards a better understanding of the challenges faced by our international students and how we can improve our cross-cultural communication. The course also includes a consideration of the phenomenon of 'culture shock' and of some key cultural dimensions that underpin our behaviour in different situations.

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Intercultural teaching

Supporting our Chinese Students

This session reflects the significance of Chinese nationals within the University's student body and the challenges this represents for both students and staff alike. The course provides background to the experience of Chinese students before they arrive in the UK and goes on to consider how we can best manage their expectations and support their needs when studying with us in Sheffield.

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Chinese students

Help with the Pronunciation of Chinese Names

This session provides staff with the tools to pronounce Chinese students' names with confidence, thus improving the effectiveness of interactions with the largest sector of our international student body. Key to the success of the course is the opportunity it provides for participants to practise pronunciations within a friendly and supportive setting.

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Chinese student