Resources for improved writing skills

Students are strongly encouraged to make use of the following resources, workshops and/or courses to learn how to successfully gather, summarize and cite published information, write in their own words and avoid an allegation of plagiarism under Policy 71 - Student Discipline:

On-campus support

  • Meet with a Writing and Communication Centre writing specialist by booking an appointment or attending a drop-in at the Library
  • Attend one or more Writing Centre workshops, such as 'Improve Your Lab Report Writing', ‘Clarity in Scientific Writing’ or 'Writing Clarity: Revising, editing, and proofreading your work'
  • Utilize the assistance of the liaison librarians as needed:
  • Complete one of the following writing intensive courses:
    • EMLS 129R: Written Academic English
    • ENGL 109: Introduction to Academic Writing
    • ENGL 140R: The Use of English

Online resources