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Welcome to the Writing and Communication Centre.

The University of Waterloo Writing and Communication Centre is a hub of communication and writing practice, support, and research on campus. Communication is part of all academic and professional activities, and we offer a welcoming space to discuss, explore, plan, and implement feedback and strategies.

Whether you’re designing a presentation, building your ePortfolio, writing a report, or presenting at a conference, we work with you at every stage of the communication design process. Our sessions are collaborative and open. As the writer, your voice and ideas come first. Think of us as your partners in communication. We’re here to listen, discuss, and help you develop your academic and professional voice.

We are located next to the Student Success Office on the second floor of South Campus Hall (SCH). Drop by or contact us with any questions.

  1. Aug. 2, 2018Fall 2018 Appointments Available on August 13Image of the WCOnline online booking calendar

    Appointments with the Writing & Communication Centre for the Fall 2018 term will become available through WCOnline on Monday, August 13th, 2018. Students will be unable to book appointments for the Fall term until this date.

  2. June 4, 2018Grad Writing Cafe in SCH 219 on June 5 and 12

    The Grad Writing Cafe will be moved to South Campus Hall room 219 on Tuesday, June 5th and Tuesday, June 12.

    Don't forget to bring a mug!

  3. Apr. 16, 2018Writing and Communication Centre Closed April 16th

    Due to inclement weather, the Writing and Communication Centre will be closed today. All appointments and Dissertation Boot Camp have been cancelled. Please visit WCOnline to reschedule your appointment.

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  1. Aug. 21, 2018Grad Writing CaféGroup sitting around table with drinks and laptops

    Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

  2. Aug. 22, 2018Faculty Writing CaféGroup sitting around table with drinks and laptops

    Every Wednesday afternoon, we offer a dedicated writing space (with coffee, tea, and treats!) for faculty to write together. After the writing session you are welcome to stay to discuss writing goals, challenges and strategies with your colleagues.

    Faculty Writing Café:

  3. Aug. 24, 2018Grad Writing CaféGroup sitting around table with drinks and laptops

    Write together. Connect to our grad writing community. Stay focused and motivated!

    Fridays 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.

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    We've all done it. Whether it is through social media or in person, we've all internally wished we were someone else or have externally said "You're so lucky!". Although jealousy is a normal emotion it can consume us at times which has a negative impact. If you've caught yourself doing this, here are a couple of reasons to stop.

  2. Aug. 6, 2018Best places to study on campusstudent walking between book shelves

    In the midst of exams, the question of where to go study is a daily decision. If you do decide to leave your living space and head over to the UWaterloo campus, here are some of my favourite study spots on campus!

  3. July 30, 2018Improve your writing with three easy revisionstwo people working together with laptops

    Many students come to the Writing and Communication Centre to see if their writing flows well. Most of the time these students don’t know why, but they feel as though their writing is hard to follow. Here are the top three reasons your work may seem confusing to the reader. 

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