Centre for International Training and Education

CITE consists of the English Language Teaching Unit, the International Professional Development Unit, the Sanctuary Seekers' Unit and the Study Abroad Unit.

Key Citizens

  • Philip Horspool - Director of Centre
  • James Lambert - Assistant Director
  • Jock McPherson - Assistant Director

English Language Teaching Unit

We offer a wide range of English Language and Study Skills courses to students who are studying, or who want to study, at Leicester. These include pre-sessional, in-sessional, summer schools and credit bearing modules. In addition we offer several teacher training programmes. 

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International Professional Development Unit

We specialise in the development and delivery of professional development (PD) courses and consultancy for international clients.

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Sanctuary Seekers' Unit

As a University of Sanctuary, we provide a range of opportunities by which staff and students across campus (and beyond) can contribute to ensuring that we are a genuinely welcoming place for people seeking sanctuary in the UK.

Key Citizens

  • Phil Horspool - Chair of Sanctuary Steering Group

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Study Abroad Unit

We support students coming to Leicester on an exchange or Study Abroad programme from one of our international partner universities (including Erasmus+). We also manage outgoing exchanges and summer school placements for Leicester students.

Key Citizens

  • Clare Banfa - Associate Director

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