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Welcome to Global Learner Support! 

Global Learner Support serves all international and domestic students, scholars, faculty, and staff at Northeastern University-Seattle, Bay Area, and Vancouver! Our services include: 

  • GLS Tutoring provides English language instruction through 50-minute individual and group appointments. Sessions can focus on academic writing, listening, speaking, reading, presentation skills, TOEFL/IELTS test preparation, and career preparation. Group conversation tutorials focus on a variety of discussion topics. 
  • Language and Culture Workshops provide students with the opportunity to explore a variety of topics related to language, academics, and culture. The workshops are led by Northeastern University faculty, staff, and students. Join us as we explore unique topics and learn how language and culture truly impact the student experience! 
  • Communication in Tech (CiT) sessions feature experienced students, alumni, and volunteers from Seattle/Bay Area and focus on the role communication plays in the coding process, tech interviews, soft skills development, etc. Sessions include opportunities to observe and collaborate with students based on all of Northeastern's campuses!
  • Cultural Activities provide students with the opportunity to explore the local culture with other students, faculty, and staff. 
  • English for Academic Communication Classes focus on topic-based discussions, academic presentation skills, and formal debates. These non-credit classes run year-round. If you are looking to commit to improving your listening, speaking, pronunciation, and presentation skills, then this class is for you. 

Registering for an account: 

1. Click on "First visit? Register for an account."

2. Follow the instructions to create an account username and password using your Northeastern University email address.

3. Log-in with your username and password.

4. Select the service from the drop-down menu.

5. Click on the appropriate time.

6. Complete the registration form and click on "Save appointment". Once you click on "Save appointment", an e-mail notification will be sent to you. 

Questions? Comments? Suggestions? E-mail Global Learner Support at  


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