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

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Our workshops in the fall will be offered via Zoom. The dates and times are listed below. Previous recordings of our workshops are available. Just click on a workshop title to expand the page to find the links.

Fall Workshops

Are you new to writing at the university level? In this workshop, you will learn how to write strong papers! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate students.

Tuesday Sept. 7, 2021 1-2:20 pm
Thursday Sept. 9, 2021 11:30 am-12:50 pm

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Workshop Recording - Sept. 9, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Reid (72 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.

This workshop has very limited capacity. Please note that a recording of this workshop will be made available and the link will be posted here.

Tuesday Sept. 14, 2021 1-2:20 pm
Wednesday Oct. 13, 2021 4-5:30 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Sept. 14, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Carolina (80 mins)

Your thesis statement can make or break your essay. Come to this short workshop to learn how to craft a strong one! This workshop is aimed at undergraduate students.

Tuesday Sept. 21, 2021 11:30 am-12:50 pm Register via Zoom
Monday Oct. 4, 2021 3:30-4:50 pm Register via Zoom
Tuesday Oct. 5, 2021 1-2:20 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 20, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Christina (74 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.

Wednesday Sept. 22, 2021 4-5:30 pm

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Workshop Recording - Sept. 22, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Moriah (47 mins)

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

Thursday Sept. 23, 2021 11:30 am-12:50 pm
Thursday Nov. 18, 2021 10-11:20 am Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 13, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Reid (58 mins)

Confused by commas? Stumped by semi-colons? This workshop will help you to learn how to properly punctuate your sentences.

Thursday Sept. 23, 2021 4-5:30 pm Register via Zoom

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Are your paragraphs as clear as you would like them to be? Do they build your argument persuasively? This workshop will give you some skills for constructing powerful paragraphs.

Monday Sept. 27, 2021 1-2:20 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Feb. 6, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Sarah (51 mins)

Leave a great first (and last) impression on your reader. A tutor will provide tips and strategies to improve your essay's introduction and conclusion.

Tuesday Sept. 28, 2021 1-2:20 pm Register via Zoom

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

Wednesday Oct. 6, 2021 3:30-4:50 pm Register via Zoom
Tuesday Oct. 26, 2021 2:30-3:50 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Jan. 25, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Christina (72 mins)

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

Tuesday Oct. 19, 2021 3:30-4:50 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Oct. 13, 2020 by Writing Centre Tutor Christina (51 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.

Tuesday Oct. 19, 2021 1-2:20 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording - Oct. 22, 2020 by Writing Centre Tutor Carolina (56 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.

Thursday Oct. 21, 2021 11:30 am-12:50 pm Register via Zoom

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!

Wednesday Nov. 17, 2021 3:30-4:50 pm Register via Zoom

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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!

Thursday Nov. 18, 2021 1-2:20 pm Register via Zoom

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Workshop Recording -Feb. 4, 2021 by Writing Centre Tutor Delane (60 mins)

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