Writing Support Centre Student Development Centre
  • Writing Support Centre: Find us in Western Student Services Building room 4130

  • Writing Support Centre: We offer free one-to-one writing counselling

  • Writing Support Centre: Our Weldon Drop-In service

  • Writing Support Centre: Summer Academic Writing Clinic

  • Writing Support Centre: GradLab writing resource centre for grads and postdocs

in July and August we hold our annual Summer Academic Writing Clinic (SAWC) for incoming first-year students. Writing ability is a major factor in academic success. SAWC is a three-day program in which you can learn about the expectations of university level writing before you write your first paper. Learn more!

Writing Support Centre Services:

Counselling Appointments


Have a 50 minute, one-to-one meeting with a writing counsellor. You can bring any academic or professional writing at any stage of the writing process. 

Workshops and Seminars


Whether you have specific or general writing concerns, we have you covered. Our Writing in the Disciplines (WID) workshops target specific issues in short sessions. 

Drop-In Services


Our Drop-In services are available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the Fall and Winter terms in our Weldon Library location beside Quotes Cafe.

Summer Academic Writing Clinic


Designed for incoming first-year students, SAWC introduces you to writing at the university level before you have to hand in your first assignment.



GradWRITE one-to-one counselling, seminars, conferences, and resources are tailored to meet the writing needs of grad students and postdocs. 

Online Resources

Online Resources

We offer helpful writing resources to browse and download, web links, and the opportunity to have someone critique your essays via email with Online Writing Help.