These workshops are intended for undergraduate student writers. We also offer writing workshops for graduate students.


Previous recordings of our workshops are available. Just click on a workshop title to expand the page to find the links.

Previously offered workshops

Learn several strategies for making your more writing clear, to-the-point, and concise.

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Workshop Recording - Mar. 2, 2022 by Writing Centre Tutor Christina (51 mins)

Lab reports, research papers, and academic reviews: these writing tasks can seem daunting, especially in science classes. Attend this workshop to learn how to identify the do's and don'ts of writing in the sciences.

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 11, 2022 by Writing Centre Tutor Christina (71 mins)

Looking to take your writing to the next level? Come to this short workshop to learn about crafting an excellent paper.

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Workshop Recording - Feb. 2, 2022 by Writing Centre Tutor Reid (69 mins)

Does the idea of academic writing make you feel nervous or overwhelmed? Let a seasoned student walk you through some practical approaches to breaking down the writing process into manageable pieces.

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 19, 2022 by Writing Centre Tutor Carolina (69 mins)

Do you struggle to organize your thoughts and ideas onto paper? This workshop will introduce you to the principles of coherent organization.

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Workshop Recording - Mar. 15, 2022 by Writing Centre Tutor Christina (70 mins)

Language and word use is often biased toward dichotomous gender (male and female). Do you want to learn how to avoid gender bias in your written and spoken language? This workshop covers the use of nouns, pronouns, and titles, and teaches you how to navigate your professors' expectations. Undergraduate and graduate students are welcome.

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Workshop Recording - Feb. 3, 2022, by Writing Centre Tutor Carolina (50 mins)

Anti-racist writing involves thinking about the perspectives, peoples, and groups that might be excluded and harmed through word choice. This workshop covers the current appropriate terminology surrounding Black Peoples, Indigenous Peoples, and People(s) of Colour (BIPOC), how to engage in anti-racist writing within different citation styles, and how different grammatical structures including tense, capitalization, pluralization, and possessives affect academic conversations about BIPOC.

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Workshop Recording - Oct. 21, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Hannah (57 mins)

Learning how to quote, summarize, and paraphrase well is critical to writing a clear, persuasive paper. Attend this workshop to learn how to integrate sources into a paper seamlessly, and with integrity!

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Workshop Recording - Nov. 3, 2020 by Writing Centre Tutor Zach (82 mins)

Do you rely on friends or family to edit your work? Achieve independence by learning some tips and tricks for how to edit your own work!

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Additional workshop recordings

Writing Your First University Paper
Workshop Recording - Sept. 9, 2021 by Writing Tutor Reid (72 mins)
Introduction to Writing Thesis Statements
Workshop Recording - Oct. 5, 2021 by Writing Tutor Christina (58 mins)
Punctuation 101
Workshop Recording - Sept. 28, 2020 by Writing Tutor Zach (51 mins)
Powerful Paragraphs
Workshop Recording - Feb. 6, 2021 by Writing Tutor Sarah (51 mins)
Writing Your Paper's Introduction and Conclusion
Workshop Recording - Feb. 8, 2021 by Writing Tutor Christina (64 mins)

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