SOAS University of London

Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT)

Our Services


The Centre for Innovation in Learning and Teaching (CILT) is part of the Library and Learning Services Directorate and provides a wide range of services to support students and staff. We offer a comprehensive programme of academic and study skills training for undergraduate and postgraduate taught students, academic teaching development for staff within the UK Professional Standards Framework (UKPSF).

Divisions within CILT:

Academic Development
Training for online/blended teaching
Fellowship application support, training, & the PDHEP
Skills for Success

Foundation Year
Preparing for FY assessment boards.
Helping FY students to progress to first year undergraduate study
Still teaching and marking Academic Practice module

Learning Design and Technology (Bloomsbury Consortium)
Supporting remote exams
Staff training in online tools e.g. Collaborate/Panopto
Supporting Academic Development team in staff training

Student Success
Coordinating and delivering Bridging Courses
Implementation of Peer Mentoring
Implementation of Collaborative Student Learning (CSL)

Widening Participation
Delivering access and transition to Higher Education activities
Supporting progression and success of students
Collaborating with internal and external colleagues and partners to improve student outcomes

Contact us on cilt@soas.ac.uk