W20 Writing Workshops
The following writing services are available to all undergraduate students for W20 semester:
- 25-minute and 50-minute Writing appointments (opens January 20) are available Monday-Fridays in the Library Learning Commons. Undergraduate students can meet with a Writing Services’ TA or Writing Peer Helper in person to get feedback on a paper, ask questions, map out essays, and talk through ideas. Register for appointments on WC Online.
- How to Book a Writing Appointment at the University of Guelph video tutorial on YouTube.
Writing Programs and Workshops:
- The Writing Room in the McLaughlin Library is a quiet, focused space to work independently on writing projects, away from distractions. Reserve your desk now on WC Online.
- Writing Tune-Up (January 11 & 12) delivers two days of grammar instruction each semester for all writers. Attend one day or attend both.
- Brainfood Thesis and Dissertation Workshops (starts January 24) offers sessions on literature reviews, time management, research, presentation skills, and much more to accommodate undergraduate Honours Thesis students at the various stages of the thesis process. Attend one session or attend them all. You’ll find out more about how to approach your research and writing with confidence.
English Language Support:
Writing Services offers dedicated assistance to non-native English speakers. If English isn't your first language and you are a student in a degree program, you can access the Library's EAL programs and services. Visit English Language Support.
- English Language appointments (opens January 20) are effective for helping non-native English speakers to clarify their ideas and structure their documents before submitting papers. Appointments can also focus on skill development for reading, listening, and oral communication. Register on WC Online.
Online Writing Resources:
Visit our writing resources webpage (guides, templates, and videos) for all academic writers at the various stages of their writing process. Topics include grammar, style, citations, plagiarism, literature reviews, lab reports, and much more.
Learning Services’ Programs:
For support with time management, presentation skills, notetaking, working in groups, studying for tests and exams, and much more, check out Get Assistance – Studying or contact Learning Services at firstname.lastname@example.org.
For programs and workshops: http://www.lib.uoguelph.ca under “Workshops and Events.”
For appointments: www.uoguelph.mywconline.com.