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The University of Waterloo Writing and Communication Centre is a hub of communication and writing practice, support, and research on campus. Writing a paper? Designing a portfolio? Giving a presentation? We're here to help you to work through all stages of the communication process. Click on a link below to learn more about our services.

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  1. Mar. 18, 2020COVID-19 and the WCC: Our services are online to help you!
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    Important Update Regarding the WCC and COVID-19

    March 18, 2020

    A message from Clare Bermingham, Director, Writing and Communication Centre, University of Waterloo.

    Dear University of Waterloo community:

  2. Mar. 13, 2020COVID-19: A message from the Director of the WCC
    Message from the director of the WCC

    Important Message Regarding the WCC and COVID-19

    Updated: March 18, 2020

    A message from Clare Bermingham, Director, Writing and Communication Centre, University of Waterloo.

    Dear University of Waterloo community:

  3. Mar. 13, 2020Application Deadline Extended for Dissertation Boot Camp
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    Dissertation Boot Camp is designed to help dissertation writers get a jump start on meeting their writing goals.

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  1. May 19, 2020Getting the most out of Virtual Writing Cafés
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    It’s always hard to write. Even as someone who loves writing, I hate sitting down to actually do it. Especially now, with the paradoxical pandemic life of being exhausted, wired, busy, bored, lonely, and completely overwhelmed with Zoom-based social activities, it’s really, really hard to write my seemingly endless dissertation.  

  2. May 12, 2020Academic Success During Isolation 
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    With campus closures and classes staying online, it can be hard to transition from the structured schedule of classes and other activities to large blocks of free time. Here are some of our tips for managing writing assignments while you’re home all day. We encourage you to mix and match techniques to suit your needs! 

  3. Apr. 15, 2020Balancing Productivity and Self-Care in Grad School During COVID-19
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    The title of this post is misleading. It implies that productivity and self-care are separate and opposing things. But they aren’t. We can’t be productive without taking care of ourselves. This relationship between productivity and self-care is particularly important right now, during a stressful, frightening situation where expectations on all of us nonetheless remain high. While we navigate the coronavirus pandemic together, we can try three simple things to tackle our research and writing:

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