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To request an in-class or departmental workshop, please complete the Workshop Request Form.
Academic Writing Style is offered in two parts; each is a 3-hour workshop designed to help participants at all levels improve their ability to write academically.
Part One: Paragraphs & Sentences focuses on writing cohesive paragraphs and crafting and connecting effective sentences.
Part Two: Words & Word Choice focuses on eliminating wordiness and improving clarity.
These workshops are offered in the Fall and Winter semesters and are open to all graduate and undergraduate students, postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, faculty, and staff.
To register for this workshop, visit the Library’s Events Calendar.
Brain Food is a series of workshops which teach graduate students effective ways to approach their research, writing, and data analysis. Undergraduate students who are writing an Undergraduate Honours Thesis may also attend.
Dissertation Boot Camp is a one-week program designed to help graduate students develop effective writing skills and habits to help them finish their theses or dissertations in a timely manner.
Visit English Language Support to view programs designed specifically for degree-level students, postdoctoral fellows, visiting scholars, faculty, and staff with English as an additional language (EAL).
The Faculty Writing Retreat is offered each summer; this week-long retreat is designed for University of Guelph faculty working on scholarly writing projects such as books, book chapters, and journal articles.
This workshop draws on research from writing studies and the scholarship of teaching and learning to discuss effective approaches to mentoring and supporting graduate studies via feedback on their thesis and dissertation projects. This workshop is a collaboration between Writing Services and the Office of Teaching and Learning and is offered in the fall, winter, and spring semesters for faculty. To register for this workshop, visit the Library’s Events Calendar.
Writing Tune-up is a two-day program providing grammar instruction each semester for all levels of writers. This workshop is excellent both for improving your own writing skills and for providing more effective feedback on your students’ writing as TAs or faculty. Participants can attend one day or attend both. Writing Tune-up is offered in the fall, winter, and summer. To register for this workshop, visit the Library’s Events Calendar.
Writing in the Sciences is a workshop series designed to help graduate students improve their scientific writing skills. Students can attend one session or attend them all. Writing in the Sciences is offered in the fall and winter. To register for this workshop, visit the Library’s Events Calendar.
Writers Workshop is one day of free, interactive workshops, open to the public, which provide opportunities to learn about topics ranging from creative fiction and non-fiction, academic writing, social media, therapeutic writing, self-editing, and publishing.