Welcome to the virtual WCC!
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. Check out our service video or click on a link below to learn more about our services.
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About the WCC
- June 1, 2020
The WCC's virtual workshops are live!
Whether you're looking for strategies to write in the sciences or looking to improve your grammar, we've got the workshop to help you!
- Mar. 18, 2020
- Oct. 2, 2019
Kiana Amini is a Chemical Engineering PhD student who recently cited the Writing and Communication Centre as a helpful resource in her academic journey:
- Sep. 14, 2020
It goes by many names: the 5-paragraph essay, three-tier paper, or 1-3-1 model, to name a few. Many of you know it as the “hamburger” essay – an easy-to-follow model for writing papers that’s often taught in North American high schools.
- Aug. 17, 2020
Need a creative way to keep track of your online courses? Consider breaking out your bullet journal (or BuJo for short) to lessen the blue light strain on your eyes and to plan your goals effectively using the good ol’ pen and paper.
- Aug. 11, 2020
As a new student just entering university, I was obsessed with this idea of “academic writing.” What was it? How could I recognize it? How was I supposed to do it? I was always worrying about whether my writing was “formal” enough, or “academic” enough.