The overarching aims of the English skills for scientists course and complementary science lecture are as follows:
- To provide an introduction to the study of science in English.
- To help students acquire the necessary confidence, language, and academic skills to engage with high school level science in English.
- To provide a bridge between the type of teaching/learning at high school and that at university.
- To engage students with new ideas and design stimulating activities for students to perform in a mutually supportive environment.