English speaking practice
Conversations@UTS (online via zoom)
Conversations@UTS brings together international students and a local volunteer for casual conversation. Meet new people while practicing English in a safe and relaxed environment.
Conversations@UTS is currently running online via Zoom with sessions held daily. Join the fun, make friends and keep improving your conversation skills.
See the Conversations@UTS page to view our timetable.
(online until you feel ready to return to campus)
The UTS HELPS Buddy Program matches international students with local students for weekly conversation.
This unique opportunity will help you develop your English in a one-to-one setting while making a friend. In meeting with a local student, you will also have the chance to learn more about Australian culture while sharing your own!
The Buddy Program is currently online! Make a friend through Zoom and keep improving your 1 to 1 conversation skills.
See HELPS Buddy program page for more information.
HELPS TalkFest (online via zoom)
TalkFest is an afternoon of speaking, games and speedfriending! Held every second Friday (during session) from 2.30 - 4.00pm, both international and local students alike are invited to attend. Expand your social and professional networks by meeting people from a range of faculties, cultural backgrounds and study levels.
TalkFest is currently running online. Take a study break on a Friday afternoon, where all you have to do is talk!
See the TalkFest page for more information.