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The Writing (and thinking!) Centre

 Open for appointments again January 15, 2018. Bookable now.

Qualified and friendly faculty tutors are available to provide assistance with your writing and with your thinking about your writing. This is a free service. You can make a face-to-face APPOINTMENT or STUDENTS TAKING ONLINE CLASSES MAY ALSO BOOK ETUTORING/ONLINE APPOINTMENTS.

CLICK HERE TO Book your appointment for face-to-face AND online appointments. 

You can also DROP-IN  without an appointment at the following times: 

11.00 – 1.00  Monday to Friday

LOCATION: fourth floor of the library, room 474. Take the central staircase to the fourth floor (the one with all the books) and turn left.

We offer WORKSHOPS to assist with a range of writing issues. Spring 2018 Schedule forthcoming

Date Time subject Speaker/Location
Tuesday  Jan 30 12.00 – 1.00 How to read academic articles John Hill in Writing Centre
Tuesday  Jan 30 4.00 – 5.00 How to structure a research paper Sasha Koerbler  in Writing Centre
Friday     Feb 2 12.00 – 1.00 How to get started on your paper James Atkinson in Writing Centre
Monday  Feb 5 12.00 – 1.00 How to avoid “wordiness” in your writing Janet Grafton  in Writing Centre
Tuesday  Feb 6 12.00 – 1.00 How to use your sources and avoid plagiarism John Hill  in Writing Centre
Tuesday Feb 6 4.00 – 5.00 How to use Chicago citation style Sasha Koerbler  in Writing Centre
Friday Feb 9 10.00 – 11.00 How to write a “reflection” paper Eliza Gardiner  in Writing Centre
Wednesday, Feb 14 12:00 – 1:00 How to write a Literature review Cameron Hoffman-McGaw 305-508
Monday, March 5 2:00 -3:00 How to create a research poster Cameron Hoffman-McGaw 305-508
IAS Workshop below (B255/R170) Same one three times.
Wednesday Jan 24 3.00 – 4.00 1)   How to use APA citation style Rita Mizuno/  Stuart Kimoto 255/170
Wednesday Jan 31 3.00 – 4.00 2)   How to use APA citation style Rita Mizuno/ Stuart Kimoto 255/170
Wednesday Feb 7 3.00 – 4.00 3)   How to use APA citation style Rita Mizuno/ Stuart Kimoto 255/170

All events are first come, first served (no booking). The Writing Centre events accommodate a maximum of ten people. The rooms for Cameron’s and the IAS events are bigger.