Employers while considering the candidates for job not only look at the academic credentials, technical skills, past work experience or job specific skills but also the skills by virtue of which can make valuable contribution to the company. The value of these skills has been realized and the ways are being introduced to teach and develop the skills associated with the field. Transferable skills are those skills which are not associated with any specific job but can be used in different occupations. These are helpful in increasing the focus on employability and active approach to learning. The transferable skills can be categorised as skills related to team building, creativity, analysis, decision making and communication. All these transferable skills are quite essential in the development of individual and contribution to the work that is assigned. This essay focuses on team building and communication skills that a student will acquire at university.