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Welcome to the Writing (and thinking!) Centre

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  Mon/Fri

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 2017 schedule below.

Thu 19 Jan, 4.00 – 5.00 Will Moore (IAS) English Pronunciation
Mon  Jan 23 12.00 to 1.00 Matt Finlayson Demystifying the semi-colon
Mon 23 Jan, 4.00 – 5.00 Will Moore (IAS) Analysing complex sentences
Tue Jan 24, 12.00 – 1.00 Bruce Cornwall (IAS) APA citation style
Tue Jan 31 1.00 – 2.00 John Hill (Writing Centre) How to read an academic article
Thu 2 Feb,   4.00- 5.00 Will Moore (IAS) Using charts and graphs
Tue 7 Feb, 10:00-11:00 Eliza Gardiner (Theatre) Reflective Writing: how to  analyze and express personal observations
Wed 8 Feb 1.30 – 2.30 Cameron Hoffman-McGaw (library) and John Hill (w/Centre) Getting to a thesis
Tue 14 Feb 4.00 – 5.00 John Hill (Writing Centre) How to avoid plagiarism
Tue 28 Feb, 10:00-11:00 Eliza Gardiner (Theatre) Quick Fixes: make your editing more efficient with these keyboard shortcuts
Wed 1 Mar 12.00 – 1.00 Cameron Hoffman-McGaw (library) How to write a Literature Review
Thu 2 Mar 4.00 – 5.00 Will Moore (IAS) Complex grammar 2 – subordinate clauses


In the Writing Centre (library, room 474). All welcome, but it’s first come, first served, with a maximum of ten participants.