Writing Centre

What We Offer

  • Asynchronous feedback and advice on any sort of writing projects / assignments
  • Synchronous online consultations with a tutor (30 minutes) by appointment

How to Use the Writing Centre

Send an email to augwrite@ualberta.ca requesting help with a writing assignment.

  • Tell us what you would like help with (or simply send a request for help).
  • You may attach a draft of your writing project or assignment in the form of a Google Doc
    or an MS Word document.
  • A tutor will contact you, offering either
    • Asynchronous feedback on your assignment
      • For Google Docs we will give feedback using the “suggesting” and “add
        comment” features
      • For MS Word documents we will give feedback using the “track changes”
        features
        -OR-
    • A synchronous online meeting using feedback on your assignment that will be
      scheduled at a time convenient to you and your tutor.
      • Google Docs must be used in this case to allow both tutor and student
        simultaneous access to the document.


Important:

Please be aware that the Writing Centre does not provide editorial services; rather, it offers
feedback in the form of suggestions, comments and encouragement intended to get students to
develop their writing skills over the long term.