Academic Writing Center

The Academic Writing Centre aims to help students develop a writing style which is lucid, concise, structured and backed up by evidence-based reasoning. The Academic Reading and Writing Skills courses are offered within the framework of the Undergraduate English Unit are be supported through seminars and workshops to further familiarize students with the conventions and genres of academic writing. Participants are instructed in defining the breadth of the research subject, constructing logical arguments, collecting, interpreting and reporting data to using correct terminology, and appropriate citation. Students also receive detailed feedback on their writing samples and are taught to cast a critical eye over the quality of their own writing.