Student Development Centre
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    Writing Support Centre: Summer Academic Writing Clinic (SAWC)

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    Writing Support Centre: We offer free one-on-one tutoring sessions!

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    Writing Support Centre: GradLab: Writing resource centre for graduate students

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    Writing Support Centre: Weldon Drop-in Centre beside Quotes Cafe

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    Writing Support Centre: Find us here...

The Writing Support Centre

Welcome to the Writing Support Centre: inspiring words

Our goal is to help you develop your skills and realize your potential as a writer. To achieve this goal, we offer free comprehensive writing support to students, faculty, staff, and all other members of Western University community. Please read below to learn about our wide range of programs and services.

GradWRITE: Graduate Writing Conference - March 6, 2015

Thank you to all conference participants for making the 6th annual conference the most successful yet. To download pdf files from the sessions click on the SLIDE SHOW links 

Appointments and Drop-In Services

Looking for in-depth development of your writing abilities? Sign up for an Appointment and have an hour-long, one-on-one meeting with a writing counsellor. You can bring a particular assignment or simply come with general concerns. Got a quick question or need someone to give your paper a last-minute check? Our Drop-In services are available on a first-come, first-served basis throughout the term in our Weldon Library location, beside Quotes Cafe.

Summer Academic Writing Clinic

Designed specifically for incoming first-year students, our annual Summer Academic Writing Clinic introduces you to the ins and outs of writing at the university level.

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. 


Through GradWRITE, The Writing Support Centre offers services tailored to graduate students including one-on-one counselling, our annual Graduate Writing Conference, the Grad Lab and Online resources. Graduate Writing Workshops offered through GradWRITE address specific writing issues for graduate students. 

Online Writing Lab

This section contains helpful Writing Resources to browse and download, Web Links to various useful sites on the World Wide Web, and the opportunity to have someone critique your essays via email with Online Writing Help.

The Writing Support Centre