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Public speaking skills workshop


The fundamentals of public speaking:

  • Opening
  • Closing
  • Structure
  • Facts
  • Use of rhetoric (persuasive language)
  • Use of plain English
  • Taking questions
  • Body language/Posture (standing/sitting etc)
  • Movement/Walking/Gesture
  • Articulation/annunciation
  • Projection/Breathing

Aimed at

Anyone wanting to build confidence and learn tips and techniques to confidently speak in public #LifeSkills 

Aims & Objectives

Fight the fear of public speaking, seek advice and learn the art of presenting yourself, your voice and master public speaking skills in this mini series of workshops.

  • These session will always take into account the key elements of public speaking, and as you practice each you will be given feedback.
  • The weekly sessions will involve delivering short talks which you might have to prepare for, or give on the spur of the moment, or take up a controversial standpoint.
  • The regular practice and reference to the feedback each week will build your confidence and allow you to develop your own style.


To sign up for this event, you must be a current Brunel student or staff who is part of the Business Life Programme. To sign up or for more information please contact